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Archives for April 2017

Take action: Cycle Hire in South LondonPublished: 10:38am 25 April 2017

London’s Cycle Hire is one of the best ways to get people cycling – but it isn’t an option in most of South London.
Getting the Cycle Hire system extended means showing Sadiq Kahn, TfL and the local boroughs that people want s...

Oxford Street - what about cycling?Published: 3:35pm 24 April 2017

TfL, the Mayor of London and Westminster Council have announced a new consultation to consider broad options and issues over the removal of motor traffic from Oxford Street. The good news, in other words, is most motor vehicles should be set to ...

London success vital to new DfT Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Published: 3:49pm 21 April 2017

Andrew Jones MP Under-secretary of State for Transport
The government’s new Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy recognises the vital importance of helping the UK’s population to become more active and therefore less vulnerable t...

Innovative lorry safety checks at the McGee Construction CompanyPublished: 3:05pm 19 April 2017

As part of its partnership work with TfL and the Construction Logistics and Community Safety community LCC is looking at some of the innovative approaches to reducing road danger and improving safety implemented by CLOCS members. Run out of...

Vital Islington/Hackney safer junction scheme gets go aheadPublished: 11:56am 13 April 2017

The key junction of City Road/Shepherdess Walk/Bath St is to be made safer for all road users after a consultation in which 80% of respondents supported the new traffic scheme. Vitally for cyclists, the scheme will make it possible to cross sout...

Take action: Save Sussex Gardens segregated cycle tracksPublished: 3:56pm 5 April 2017

Many of Westminster’s proposed Quietways have lacked any kind of real cycling infrastructure. But this is not the case for the Sussex Gardens stretch in the Bayswater Road to Edgware Road Quietway.
The segregated cycle tracks have their o...

Take Action: support safer lorriesPublished: 1:22pm 5 April 2017

Great news: the Mayor plans to introduce a new "direct vision" standard for lorries, ranking them by what the driver can see directly. Reducing ‘blind spots’ so drivers see people around them more easily, will give a lorry a higher s...