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    The Defeat of Ken Livingston

    I was wondering what effect the defeat of Ken Livingston will have on the transport situation in London. As Mr. Livingston was a strong proponent of taking steps to reduce motorcar traffic in the city, I was sorry to see him go. Where does the new mayor, Boris Johnson, stand on carbon/congestion taxes and other green issues? Any light you London cyclists or other observers can shed on this would be greatly appreciated.

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    Please don't all answer at once.

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    Seeing as he's a cyclist himself(and has been for a few years) hopefully he should be quite good for us. but seeing as he's a politician i trust him about as far as I can throw him. Should be an interesting Mayor though-the man's a wee bitty mental.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotty_Iscariot View Post
    Seeing as he's a cyclist himself(and has been for a few years) hopefully he should be quite good for us. but seeing as he's a politician i trust him about as far as I can throw him. Should be an interesting Mayor though-the man's a wee bitty mental.
    Mental as a fox. As much as I loathed Ken the person, Boris will probably be a disaster.

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    People will follow Boris anywhere ....... (mainly out of a sense of morbid curiosity!)

    So long as he brings Le Tour back again as Red Ken was keen to.

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    Boris is great value. Few people make me laugh as hard as he does. Of course, that may not necessarily be the most attractive attribute in a politician, but hey, I don't live in London, so it's all that matters to me.
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