It is instructive the amount of support there has been for the proposal by the Green Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry to shut down London City Airport. But perhaps even more instructive is the lack of banner headlines calling it a ridiculous fantasy. Her plan is not unrealistic. That is not to say that LondonContinue reading “Why Closing London City is not Unrealistic”
Here’s a prediction. Over the next decade our streets will become quieter but our skies will get noisier. Quieter Streets There is a range of measures, likely to be put in place, which will cut traffic noise: Electric cars will reduce noise at speeds of under about 35mph. Above that, there will be little differenceContinue reading “Ground to Air”
The biggest changes to flight paths in the UK for over half a century are now underway The global changes are driven by a move away from ground-based technology to satellite technology to guide planes. Their impact on local communities will be significant. The new flights paths, called Performance Based Navigation (PBN), will be differentContinue reading “A new type of flight path could make or break communities”
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