Everything tagged with superhighways

Blog post: Cycle Superhighways short of £50m to reach "adequate standards"

Cycle Superhighway 2 on Mile End Road is just one section of the Mayor's flagship cycling project that needs urgent upgrade to make it safe and comfortable for cycling (photo: Ranty Highwayman) In a worrying development, Transport for Lond...

Blog post: Tell TfL it's vital the BikeGrid is a genuinely safe and inviting network of cycle routes in central London

Cornwall Road, parallel to Waterloo Road, uses bollards to remove through motor traffic, as does Shoe Lane below. They show how inexpensive bollards can create Space for Cycling (and walking)  Make your views known to Transport for London ...

Blog post: Superhighway blue paint is not adequate says coroner’s report into cycling deaths at Aldgate and Bow roundabout

Coroner Mary Hassell has told the Mayor Boris Johnson that “unbordered blue strips” of paint on the Cycle Superhighway 2 are “confusing” and lull cyclists “into a false sense of security”. Her ‘Preventi...

Blog post: Video examining cycle safety in London highlights need to reject flawed modelling data

Communications student Laura Borner produced this film about cycling safety in London as part of her degree course. It features an interview with Debbie Dorling, widow of father-of-three Brian Dorling who was killed by a left-turning lorry at B...

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: Please take 20 seconds to tell the Mayor of London cyclists need a safe Bow roundabout

Currently the choices for cyclists at the Bow roundabout are: 1. Use the 'Superhighway' 2. Use the flyover In a civilised city, neither of these is acceptable... Today, we've written to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson telling him Bow rou...

Blog post: Wandsworth and Bow Superhighways fall short of mayoral ambitions for London cycling

London’s two newest Cycle Superhighways, 2 and 8, are being launched this week. It's disappointing that both will stop short of their original planned destinations. In both cases local authorities, Newham and Westminster, appear to be the ...

Blog post: 'We need to get new Transport Minister on Bike' Boris tells LCC

photo LCC interviews the Mayor on the expansion of the Cycle Hire Scheme to East and outer London LCC's campaign's manager Tom Bogdanowicz spoke to Mayor Boris Johnson recently about the Cycle Hire Scheme. TB When will the Cycle Hire Schem...

Blog post: Cable car across Thames would be first new cycle crossing for 20 years

photo Charlie Holland The new river crossing hasn't been the only 'Cable car' in the news - click here A cable car across the Thames looks set to reverse years of neglect after a succession of river crossings have been built ig...

Blog post: First two Cycle Superhighways launch in south and east London

photo The first two Superhighways have launched, but more work needs to be done to improve standards     LCC has welcomed London's first two Cycle Superhighways, and the greater investment in cycling, but has warned that the rest ...

Blog post: Tell us what you think of the Cycle Hire Scheme and Superhighways

Tell LCC what you think of the Cycle Hire Scheme and the Cycle Superhighways. Your comments will inform our response to a London Assembly examination of the mayor's cycling programmes. Please take a minute to give your views here.

Blog post: Urgent: Respond to Superhighway and Cycle Hire scheme survey

The Greater London Authority is currently running a survey for cyclists who have used either the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme or the Cycle Super Highways. The results of the survey will feed into the GLA’s scrutiny meeting. This means it is i...

Blog post: LCC welcomes Mayor's promise to expand London cycling programmes

LCC has welcomed the Mayor's announcement that spending for London cycling projects will be maintained.  The Cycle Hire and Superhighways schemes will both be expanded, as London cycling avoids the worst of the budget cuts. LCC chief ...

Blog post: Do you think Narrow Street is wide enough for bicycles?

photo This street is apparently too narrow for bicycles? Tell us what you think using our poll on the right     Some residents of Narrow Street in East London have attracted astonishment from cyclists after claiming that thei...

Blog post: Cyclists help keep Southwark Superhighway clear of cars

After a number of complaints to Transport for London, the parking restrictions on CSH7 are now actively being re-enforced. CSH7 stretches from Merton to the City. Along Southwark Bridge Road, CSH7 is framed by a yellow no parking line on one...