Everything tagged with transport for london

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...

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...