Everything tagged with transport for london

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...

Blog post: LCC calls on London Assembly to back motion calling for £41 million increase in cycling budget

The London Cycling Campaign has contacted its 12,000 members and 40,000 supporters asking them to write to their London Assembly Members in support of a budget increase for cycling next year of £41 million. WRITE TO YOUR ASSEMBLY MEMBER LC...

Blog post: London Assembly members vote for Mayor to increase cycling budget for 2013-14

A majority of London Assembly members have voted for Mayor Boris Johnson to increase the amount earmarked for cycling in next year’s (2013-14) GLA budget. The current provision for cycling in the Mayor’s budget is £...

Blog post: LCC welcomes appointment of Andrew Gilligan as Mayor's new Cycling Commissioner

Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard journalist Andrew Gilligan has just been appointed to perhaps the most exciting job in London: the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner. A daily cycle commuter and regular commenter on cycling in London, Gilligan wi...

Discussion: Proposed Tunnel from Dome to Silvertown

TfL proposed building a car tunnel from the Dome to Silvertown.  Please sign my petition requesting them to include a tunnel for cyclists.     http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/tfl-build-a-cycle-tunnel-under-the-thames  ...

Discussion: Proposed Tunnel from Dome to Silvertown

TfL proposed building a car tunnel from the Dome to Silvertown.  Please sign my petition requesting them to include a tunnel for cyclists.     http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/tfl-build-a-cycle-tunnel-under-the-thames  ...

Blog post: TfL abandons flawed Lambeth roundabout in favour of trial of Dutch cycling design

Transport for London has decided not to proceed with its flawed proposal for the northern Lambeth Bridge roundabout, instead trialling a Dutch-style design suggested by us and other campaigners. You can see how the roundabout works in the video...