Everything tagged with blackfriars

Blog post: Conservative Assembly Members turn their backs on Blackfriars cyclist safety debate

Today, Conservative members of the London Assembly walked out of the chamber before the scheduled debate on reducing the speed limit at Blackfriars Bridge to 20mph. Sadly, this move killed the debate on this vitally important issue. Ou...

Blog post: Blackfriars: It's time to put people first in our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocked off...

Blog post: Blackfriars: an opportunity to rethink how we design our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocke...

Blog post: Blackfriars casualty calls for safer junction and a permanent 20mph limit

Dr Clare Gerada is an eminent doctor, chair of Council at the Royal College of General Practitioners, the body that represents tens of thousands of GPs all over the UK. She's also a practising GP in Kennington, south London. Last Wednesda...

Blog post: Show your support for London Assembly motion to keep Blackfriars 20mph

Add to our photo petition: "Boris, give us the freedom to walk or ride: Blackfriars must stay 20mph" Campaign Update   June 24 There was outrage amongst London cyclists and many politicians that the motion to the London Assembly that w...

Blog post: Why did Transport for London reject its own cycle-friendly Blackfriars design?

photo Hundreds of protestors demonstrated against the latest designs proposed for Blackfriars Bridge What the hundreds of cyclists who demonstrated on Blackfriars Bridge this morning might not know is that, four years ago, Transport for Londo...

Blog post: Do you want Blackfriars to be a 'motorway' for the next 30 years?

LCC has criticised Transport for London's latest proposals for Blackfriars Bridge, which condemn Londoners to continue cycling through a 'motorway' in order to cross the river, potentially for decades to come. Read the proposal here We thank L...

Blog post: London cyclists' needs neglected in redesign of Blackfriars Bridge

photo The redesign on the southbound lanes on Blackfriars Bridge do very little to protect cyclists  Back in 2004, a Transport for London inquiry into two cyclist fatalities on Blackfriars Bridge found that consultation failure and poor ...

Blog post: TfL promises review of Blackfriars Bridge in response to criticisms

Transport for London has promised a review of "the widespread road layout" in response to campaigners' criticisms of the plans for Blackfriars Bridge, which fail to adequately address cyclist safety. An LCC activist has received a reply ...

Blog post: URGENT: Today is last chance to email for a safe Blackfriars Bridge

photo Cyclists must email Transport for London to prevent Blackfriars Bridge becoming more hazardous Friday 15 April is the last day you can email (STengagement@tfl.gov.uk) Transport for London to protest against a new design for Blackfr...

Blog post: Transport for London dropped cycle-friendly plan for Blackfriars

Documents requested by LCC show that Transport for London was working on a more cycle-friendly double T-junction plan for Blackfriars as long ago as 2007. The designs were originally supported by the City of London and echoed similar proposals fr...