Everything tagged with transport for london

Blog post: More Londoners take to their bikes while car ownership across the capital falls dramatically

Transport for London's latest annual 'Travel In London' report shows that more than 700,000 people a day cycled during last summer, underlining a 9% shift from cars to public transport, walking and cycling since 2000. Sadly the rise in the numb...

Blog post: London Assembly Transport Committee calls on Mayor to make good his Go Dutch promises

The cross-party London Assembly Transport Committee has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to keep his election promises to follow the agenda of our Love London, Go Dutch campaign in order to bring about a genuine cycling revolution in the capital. ...

Blog post: TfL's tasks its Better Junctions review with improving Blackfriars after damning Safety Audit

Transport for London has agreed to address the serious safety problems at Blackfriars junction after its Safety Audit team highlighted numerous dangers to cyclists, pedestrians and motorists. Download the Safety Audit (PDF) In 2011, thousands ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign says TfL Road Safety Action Plan must prioritise the most vulnerable

Transport for London’s Road Safety Action Plan must be underpinned by a clear strategy that prioritises the safety of walkers and cyclists and addresses the sources of danger on London’s roads, we've said in our formal response to Tf...

Blog post: 70 arrests in one week as police crack down on cycle theft across Greater London

More than 70 arrests were made last week as a result of increased activity as part of Project Cycle Ops, a partnership between Transport for London, the police and cycling groups to tackle cycle theft from public places. Officers from the TfL...

Blog post: Transport for London must consider Dutch solution to make Waterloo roundabout safe

LCC is asking Transport for London to go back to the drawing board with its design for Waterloo roundabout, and to announce a timetable for a complete overhaul of this major junction to make it safe and inviting for all Londoners to cycle. We w...

Blog post: Transport for London and Dutch infrastructure experts join forces for street design workshop

On Wednesday 17 October 2012, street designers from Transport for London and local councils will work together with Dutch experts, as well as cycling and walking campaigners, to look at how an important central London location could be redesigne...

Blog post: TfL gives incomplete statement to London Assembly on death of cyclist at Olympic Park

LCC has written to Transport for London Commissioner Peter Hendy asking him to clarify comments made to the London Assembly Transport Committee about the cyclist who was killed in a collision near the Olympic Park. The road layout and signage i...

Blog post: LCC warns Transport for London that 'early start' is dangerous to cycling at large junctions

The London Cycling Campaign has written to Transport for London warning it not to replicate the 'early start' facility that has been installed at the eastbound entrance to Bow roundabout at similar large junctions. Read our letter here At pres...

Blog post: LCC submits policy recommendations to GLA Transport Committee Investigation into Cycling

In a challenging introduction to our response to the GLA Transport Committee Investigation into Cycling, LCC chief executive Ashok Sinha has called for Boris Johnson to "direct Transport for London to give cycling priority in both time and space...

Blog post: Transport for London announces 50 dangerous junctions to be made safer for cycling in 2013

Following months of consultation with LCC and others, Transport for London has announced 100 junctions that will be made safer for cycling and walking, with 50 to be completed by the end of 2013. These 50 form part of another list of 100, which...

Blog post: Cycling provision in Bounds Green slammed by locals as dangerous and unfit for purpose

New off-carriageway cycling facilities on the A406 in Bounds Green have been strongly criticised by local cyclists, who warn of increased danger to cyclists from the "inadequate and poorly designed facilities". Coordinator of Haringey Cycling C...

Blog post: Mayor can't back up claim that two-thirds of cycling injuries caused by cyclists breaking law

Despite repeated requests, neither City Hall nor Transport for London has substantiated Mayor Boris Johnson's claim that two-thirds of serious cyclist crashes took place because the cyclist had broken the law. The Mayor's claim is strongly at o...

Blog post: UPDATE: High Court confirms Addison Lee cars are illegal in bus lanes. London cyclists warned to beware.

Cyclists are being warned to take extra care on the roads after the chairman of private hire company Addison Lee told thousands of his drivers that it's lawful for them to use London's bus lanes, when in fact it remains illegal. There are wides...

Blog post: London cyclists warned to STAY BACK behind dangerous lorries

              "STAY BACK" A short, sharp message from Transport for London headlines their latest PR campaign warning about the danger of HGV lorries. Thousands of handlebar leaf...