Everything tagged with transport for london

Blog post: Kings Cross junction: tell Transport for London its plans for cycling are not good enough

Consultation closes soon on Transport for London's 'interim' plans for making the notorious junction outside Kings Cross Station a little less scary. We have until Monday 24 March 2014 to make our views known, and we urge you to do so by using th...

Blog post: LCC welcomes Mayor's call for improved lorry safety but also calls for Direct Vision lorries and driver training

The London Cycling Campaign has welcome the Mayor’s announcement to put his weight behind London Council’s proposals to make all lorries in London safer for cyclists and pedestrians. The new regulations would remove from London stre...

Discussion: Westminster awarded £938,000 for cycling initiatives

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » On 23 January 2014 the Mayor and Transport for London awarded over £17m to London boroughs so they can make key cycling improvements in their local areas. Th...

Blog post: 25 years after it opened, Docklands Light Railway now permanently welcomes cyclists on off-peak trains

Transport for London has announced that, following a successful trial, non-folding bicycles are now permitted on off-peak Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains on a permanent basis (except on trains between Bank and Shadwell stations). The first...

Blog post: Potholes - what they are and how to report them

                            Riding a pothole-filled road can be frustrating – turning a gentle commute into a bone-shaking ordeal to rival the famous Paris-Roubaix race....

Blog post: The Mayor's answers to cycling questions

Below you’ll find Mayor Boris Johnson’s written responses to the questions relating to cycling tabled at the December 2013 session of Mayor’s Question Time. The Mayor provides written answers to those questions that are not posed...

Blog post: Cycling protestors organise 'die-in' outside Transport for London office in Southwark on Friday 29 November

A group of cyclists calling for changes to the conditions for cycling in Greater London have organised a "die-in" outside Transport for London's Palestra office in Southwark at 5pm on Friday 29 November 2013. 5pm-6.30pmTransport for London197 B...

Blog post: Cycling protestors organise 'die-in' outside Transport for London office in Southwark on Friday 29 November

A group of cyclists calling for changes to the conditions for cycling in Greater London have organised a "die-in" outside Transport for London's Palestra office in Southwark at 5pm on Friday 29 November 2013. 5pm-6.30pmTransport for London197 B...

Blog post: Superhighway blue paint is not adequate says coroner’s report into cycling deaths at Aldgate and Bow roundabout

Coroner Mary Hassell has told the Mayor Boris Johnson that “unbordered blue strips” of paint on the Cycle Superhighway 2 are “confusing” and lull cyclists “into a false sense of security”. Her ‘Preventi...

Blog post: Metropolitan Police told Transport for London that Aldgate Superhighway route was unsafe for cycling

  For the third day in a row Poplar Coroner's Court heard evidence about cyclist fatalities on the Mayor's Cycle Superhighway route 2 from Aldgate to Bow. Philippine de Gerin-Ricard, a 20-year-old student from France, died on 5 July 2013 at...

Blog post: Coroner says Cycle Superhighway 2 design was "an accident waiting to happen"

The coroner Mary Hassell into the inquest of cyclist Brian Dorling has called Superhighway 2 "an accident waiting to happen". She's taken a strong interest in the layout and design process of this, one of the Mayor Boris Johnson's flagship cycl...

Blog post: Videos show how Cycle Superhighway 2 could make cycling safer and more convenient

Transport for London has published a pair of videos showing how it expects people to use new cycling infrastructure on the Cycle Superhighway 2 extension that’s currently being built from Bow roundabout to Stratford High Street. The ...

Blog post: Reducing car use and increasing walking and cycling key to success of mayoral Roads Task Force

The report of the Mayor’s Road Task Force was published yesterday, alongside Transport for London's response to it, and these documents seek to address the likely increase in journeys expected from London's growing population over coming d...

Blog post: Join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride this Friday calling for clear space for cycling on our streets

At 6pm on Friday 12 July, all Londoners are invited to join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride from Tower Hill to Aldgate calling on the Mayor to provide dedicated space for cycling across the capital. Protest ride details Meet 6pm for...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign calls on Boris Johnson to protect investment in cycling from Treasury cuts

London’s ambitious Vision for Cycling in London must be protected from Treasury cuts, the London Cycling Campaign has told Boris Johnson. Earlier this year, the Mayor promised £386m for cycling over the remainder of his current term...