London's Transport Commissioner, Peter Hendy, says that the capital's road network really needs investment - as the recent problems with the Hammersmith Flyover demonstrate.
But Labour London Assembly member Val Shawcross argues that the capital's 10 year transport plan is going in "the wrong direction".
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Union officials are expected to meet next week to plan further stoppages if talks fail to resolve the dispute.
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