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Which route for London's roads? London's road system is likely to face problems before the Greater London Authority is launched.

On the face of it, handing responsibility for London's busiest roads over to a single agency would seem a good idea. Rather than having some strategic routes managed by the boroughs and others by the Highways Agency, the planning of traffic works and co-ordination of traffic flows could be carried out by one body, with an overview of what is best for the whole of London.

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