Everything tagged with transport for london

Blog post: Hundreds of junctions to be reviewed by TfL after public outcry over Bow and Kings Cross

Transport for London has started a review that will consider safety issues at all junctions on the cycle superhighways as well as more than a hundred junctions on the Transport for London road network (red routes). The TfL announcement follows th...

Blog post: Barnet 'Great Divide' protest ride will highlight destructive effects of motor-centric urban planning

On 25 March 2012, cyclists are being urged to join Barnet Cycling Campaign's 'Great Divide' ride to highlight the destructive effect that motor-centric policies have on local lives. More info: meeting point at New Southgate station (view m...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign secures redesign of lethal roundabout at Bow

Responding to pressure from the London Cycling Campaign and others, Transport for London has announced it will redesign the lethal roundabout at Bow to make it safer for cyclists. The move comes just weeks after LCC persuaded 2750 London cyclis...

Blog post: Transport for London ignores increases in road danger, making motorbikes in bus lanes permanent

Despite three years of trials showing increased danger, Transport for London is going ahead with its plans to allow motorbikes to permanently use red-route bus lanes in line with Mayor Boris Johnson's 2008 election promise. The report on the ...

Blog post: Cautious welcome for Transport for London King's Cross and Bow announcements on cyclist and pedestrian safety

In response to recent campaigns by cyclists and pedestrians, Transport for London (TfL) has announced a "strategic review of traffic movements" around King's Cross, including examining the feasibility of returning it to two-way. TfL also says...

Blog post: Boyfriend of cyclist killed at King's Cross calls for Dutch-style bike lanes to reduce road danger

In an open letter to Transport for London, the boyfriend of the cyclist killed at King's Cross has called for Dutch-style cycle lanes to reduce road danger in the area. Kenji Hirasawa (pictured above) said, "I would like the council to con...

Blog post: Family of Ellie Carey organise vigil and call for action to improve cyclist safety in London

A vigil will take place for Ellie Carey at 6pm on Wednesday 14 December, with participants asked to meet at 5.45pm at Shortwave Cinema, Bermondsey Square, very close to the junction where the fatal crash took place. The family of Elea...

Blog post: Conservative London Assembly members shock cyclists by turning backs on junction safety debate

A key London Assembly motion on reducing road danger at junctions, following recent cyclists’ deaths, was dropped on Wednesday 7 December 2011 when Conservatives walked out of a plenary session making the meeting inquorate. LCC's Mike Cav...

Blog post: Merton Cycling Campaign says London's Road Safety Audits fail to reveal danger to cyclists

A detailed report prepared for Merton Cycling Campaign describes Transport for London's current Road Safety Audit procedures as "diseased" because they're incapable of identifying dangers, including those posed by one of Greater London...

Blog post: Sixteenth London cyclist fatality in 2011 at Bermondsey junction identified by locals as dangerous

This morning a cyclist was killed in a collision with an HGV at the junction of Tower Bridge Road and Abbey Street, a location identified as dangerous by local people. Please support calls for safer junctions in London In response to worries ...

Blog post: LCC publishes rejected Bow roundabout design, while Assembly Members ask mayor to explain cycling safety failures

London Cycling Campaign published a design showing how Bow roundabout could have been made safe according to its own recommendations and those of Transport for London’s consultants. New safety features: Traffic lights at all pedestrian...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign demands immediate Bow redesign after roundabout claims second victim in three weeks

There have been vehement calls for an immediate redesign of the Bow roundabout, after news that tonight it claimed the life of a second cyclist in three weeks. The London cycling community has been stunned by the news that a 20-year-old female ...

Blog post: Massive thanks to the 2500 Londoners who took to the streets for a people-friendly city

First, a huge thanks to every one of the 2500 people who joined our protest ride yesterday, especially our members and the hundreds who helped out before and on the day, no matter how small your contributions. We know from previou...

Blog post: Transport for London Blackfriars design looks pretty but sadly the beauty is only skin deep

This is the street layout that Transport for London is implementing at present. It's very similar to what was there previously, and does nothing to address the major concerns of cyclists: turning right into Queen Victoria Street means you ha...

Blog post: London Assembly members from all four main parties to join call for people-friendly streets at Blackfriars

  Prominent London Assembly members from all four main parties - Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green - will join the Blackfriars flashride organised by LCC for Wednesday 12 October. Andrew Boff (Con), Val Shawcross (Labour), ...