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Transport for London has announced a break in construction, in part due to social distancing measures.
In a normal year, around 150 people a month die from road traffic collisions. But under lockdown deaths have plummeted.
Mayor Sadiq Khan made the decision after agreeing a £1.6bn rescue package with central government.
Chief executive Willie Walsh said that plans to make international visitors self-isolate for two weeks would “torpedo” the aviation and travel sectors.
The House of Commons’ spending watchdog says the high-speed railway is delayed and over-budget.
Members of the Unite union recognised the “seriousness of the situation facing the aviation sector”.
Some don’t agree Northern Powerhouse Rail is the panacea for prosperity
Investment levels two or three times higher per head in the south have translated into a vast regional divide in rail services.
NAO report comes in the same week that a leaked draft review into the high-speed rail link between London, Birmingham and Manchester revealed costs spiralling to an estimated 106bn.
A doubling of estimated costs, likely six-month delay, and a clutch of new sceptical MPs are endangering both HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail.