Everything tagged with andrew gilligan

Blog post: The silence of the cars in Houten in the Netherlands

Towns designed to encourage cycling and walking. A report from the recent study tour to the Netherlands by UK policy makers. An eerie silence greets you when you arrive at Houten station in the Netherlands. What's missing is the sound of cars,...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign calls on Boris Johnson to protect investment in cycling from Treasury cuts

London’s ambitious Vision for Cycling in London must be protected from Treasury cuts, the London Cycling Campaign has told Boris Johnson. Earlier this year, the Mayor promised £386m for cycling over the remainder of his current term...

Blog post: Mayor of London's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan takes part in Dutch study tour

Andrew Gilligan, Mayor Boris Johnson’s Cycling Commissioner, taken part in a fact-finding visit to the Netherlands organised by the Dutch Embassy with assistance from the London Cycling Campaign. Gilligan said, “British cyclists sho...

Blog post: Brent Cyclists publish their vision for cycling in one of London's outer boroughs

The London Cycling Campaign group in Brent has published its own blueprint for the future of cycling in the borough (download the PDF). Entitled A Cycling Plan for Brent, the 27-page illustrated document contains ambitious, concrete proposals a...

Blog post: The Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan tells us about his new role.

Andrew Gilligan talks to Tom Bogdanowicz about his new role as Cycling Commisioner and the exciting times ahead for London's cyclists. TB: You’re London’s first Cycling Commissioner — what is your vision for cycling in ...

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: 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...