Everything tagged with transport for london

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...

Blog post: Calls for Transport for London and Lewisham Council to improve cycling safety after father-of-two killed on Loampit Vale

Father-of-two Paul Hutcheson, 41, from Lee in South-East London (pictured above with his family), died during the morning rush hour on Monday 24 June 2013 after being struck by a red Audi while cycling on Loampit Vale near the junction with Thur...

Blog post: Police and Transport for London prepare to increase enforcement against motorists who ignore Advanced Stop Lines

The Metropolitan Police and Transport for London are preparing to increase enforcement against motorists who ignore Advanced Stop Lines (photo: Toby Jacobs). This week, 60,000 leaflets are being handed out to motorists at key junctions telling ...

Blog post: Transport for London shows off potential new cycling facilities being tested by the Transport Research Laboratory

LCC's campaigns officer Charlie Lloyd and a group of other transport experts were invited to visit Transport Research Laboratory, a company undertaking research into Dutch-style cycling facilities in the midst of a Berkshire forest on behalf of Tr...

Blog post: LCC lorry expert asks whether some new safety technologies could increase danger to cyclists not reduce it

Charlie Lloyd, LCC campaigns officer and a leading road danger reduction expert, asks whether some of the newest high-tech lorry safety gadgets actually have the potential to increase risk to cycling, rather than reduce it. News Update 28th Jun...

Blog post: LCC says Mayor's cycling projects are too vital to London's transport future to be subject to funding cuts

  The London Cycling Campaign has condemned the prospect of the cycling budget being cut after the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) on 26 June, as discussed recent editions of the Evening Standard and The Times.  ...

Blog post: Safer Lorries, two-way streets and Sir Bradley Wiggins honoured in new-look London Cycling Awards

ITV's face of the Tour de France Ned Boulting (above-right, or in this animated GIF via road.cc) presented last night's London Cycling Awards. Transport for London's Safer Lorries procurement programme - only using the best-trained dr...

Blog post: Major victory as Transport for London says Dutch-style roundabouts could be in London in 2014

Dutch-style roundabouts that separate cyclists from motor traffic could be installed in London as soon as 2014, according to Transport for London and the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan (BBC video report). The news was welcomed by ...

Blog post: Transport for London cycling supremo, Ben Plowden, talks to the London Cycling Campaign

The man in charge of Transport for London's cycling provision - Director of Better Routes and Places, Ben Plowden - spoke with LCC's Tom Bogdanowicz. TB: In April 2012, the Mayor signed up to three Love London, Go Dutch pledges: (1) Go Dutch pr...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign supporters swamp City Hall with over 10,000 emails

London Assembly Members have received thousands of emails via the London Cycling Campaign’s online letter-writing tool, urging them to vote in support of raising the amount of money allocated to cycling in the Mayor’s budget. Ac...