Everything tagged with better junctions

Blog post: Take action: support British Cycling’s Turning the Corner campaign

Two thirds of all collisions happen at junctions, they’re the most dangerous part of the road network – not just for cycling, but walking and driving too. British Cycling, based on research on European approaches, has a way to not on...

Blog post: Take action: get space for cycling in Stratford

Do you want to see the Stratford gyratory system get segregated cycle tracks with new cycle crossings, calmer two-way traffic, a 20mph speed limit and more? Here’s your opportunity to make it happen! Newham Council and TfL are consulting ...

Blog post: Take action: Kings Cross gyratory removal... but where's the space for cycling?

The green roads are new cycling streets, the red roads are other schemes - and this is the map of how cyclists are meant to get around a re-envisioned Kings Cross, with the one-way gyratory turned into two-way motor traffic. Unfortunately, motor...

Blog post: Take action: Highbury Corner gyratory removal

Highbury Corner is due to get a massively welcome upgrade in the shape of not just gyratory removal, but protected space for cycling and extra space for pedestrians. We welcome this scheme and hope you will too. If you do, please respond to the ...

Blog post: Take action: for safe space for cycling on Hammermith Broadway

Good news! The horrible Hammersmith Broadway gyratory is getting high-quality segregated tracks running east-west across its north side. Bad news! That's all it's getting for now. So no north-south route etc. So, please take one minute today (co...

Blog post: TfL launches new 'hold the left' junction on Cycle Superhighway 2

Transport for London today unveiled its new 'Hold the left' junction on Cycle Superhighway 2, where the cycle route along Whitechapel Rd meets Cambridge Heath Rd. We've welcomed the ambition to upgrade Cycle Superhighway 2. It's a notoriously dan...

Blog post: We're royally chuffed! Cycle superhighway to continue safely past Buckingham Palace

We're delighted that an agreement has finally been reached that - subject to consultation - the East-West cycle superhighway will continue safely past Buckingham Palace when it's completed next spring. New plans have been unveiled which show seg...

Blog post: Separated cycle tracks at Queens Circus - is this the first Better Junction

The first major re-designed junction aiming for a dramatic reduction in danger to cyclists is now open.  Queens Circus is a very busy roundabout at the eastern end of Battersea Park.  It has been chosen to trial Transport for London's ...

Blog post: Old Street plans not good enough to create safe #space4cycling

Transport for London has published its report in response to the consultation on Old Street - but LCC is concerned the plans aren't going to provide the safe space for cycling (or walking) that this location needs. Old Street roundabout should ...

Blog post: Mayor set to be quizzed on cycling underspend

The Mayor of London today broke ground on the new North-South cycle superhighway - but with so little cycling provision actually on the ground since Boris was elected on a cycling ticket, London Assembly members want to know what he's going...

Blog post: The Mayor's answers to cycling questions

Below you’ll find Mayor Boris Johnson’s written responses to the questions relating to cycling tabled at the December 2013 session of Mayor’s Question Time. The Mayor provides written answers to those questions that are not posed...

Blog post: LCC reminds Mayor that badly designed streets and junctions are responsible for deterring millions of Londoners from cycling, not campaigners trying to improve conditions

The London Cycling Campaign has reminded Mayor Boris Johnson that it is poorly designed streets and unsafe junctions, many of them under his control, that put people off cycling. Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said, "Countless surveys show that mo...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes focus on improving worst junctions but warns that traffic models still block cycle and pedestrian safety

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed today’s announcement by Mayor Boris Johnson of a timetable for making London’s most dangerous junctions safer for cycling. This is a much need injection of urgency into the Mayor’s Bett...

Blog post: Removal of Aldgate one-way system welcomed but condemnation for lack of safe cycling facilities

View Larger Map The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed plans to remove the one-way system around Aldgate tube station, but we’re calling for much greater protection for cyclists throughout the scheme. There’s strong concern over ho...

Blog post: Conservative Assembly Members scupper attempt to boost cycling budget by £41 million

The London Assembly divided on party lines today as all nine Conservative Assembly Members voted against an amendment that would have seen an extra £41 million of the £7 billion Transport for London budget allocated to cycling in 201...