Everything tagged with transport for london

Blog post: Transport for London to trial 20mph on main roads

London Cycling Campaign welcomes Transport for London (TfL)'s announcement that it will be trialling 20mph speed limits on key roads in central London. LCC has long campaigned for 20mph speed limits in London: 20mph saves lives, and these trials...

Blog post: CS1: Superhighway or superquietway?

Transport for London is currently consulting on its plans for Cycle Superhighway 1 (CS1), which would run from White Hart Lane in Tottenham to Liverpool Street station, forming part of the London-wide network of Cycle Superhighways. There's been ...

Blog post: A campaign success - but is TfL's own board a threat to the superhighways?

Tweet // Boris Johnson and TfL have now published their response to the consultation and final plans for the construction of the new East-West and North-South cycle superhighways in London. We’re delighted to see that despite ...

Blog post: Campaign: New Standard Bearers

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist What have design standards ever done for you? Tom Bogdanowicz and Charlie Lloyd look at the first post-Go Dutch version of the London Cycle Design Standards Wh...

Blog post: The Notices: Next Stage: Space for Cycling, September 2014

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist   THE NEXT STAGE: SPACE FOR CYCLING Thanks to the efforts of our members and supporters, 45% (and counting!) of elected councillors in London have agreed...

Blog post: Opinion: Ashok Sinha, September 2014

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist TfL spent millions on hosting the Tour de France this summer. But how about re-thinking the car? What would you buy for £6million? At our recent 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...