Everything tagged with CS2

Blog post: One year on from Boris’s promise: CS2 upgrade and new cycle superhighways must be implemented without delay

A year ago today, the Mayor of London made a promise during the opening of the extension to Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford: that Cycle Superhighway 2 would be overhauled, with cyclists physically separated from vehicles. The announceme...

Blog post: Will Cycle Superhighways solve congestion problems?

Despite the anonymous scaremongering reported in the press and coming from some businesses opposed to the Cycling Superhighway projects in London there is a real chance that better cycling infrastructure can be part of the solution to motor vehi...

Blog post: Why it’s so important that CS2 upgrade goes ahead – and to a high standard

Today we were sent headcam footage of LCC member Honor being hit on CS2.  It’s no secret that CS2 needs urgently rebuilding. This footage is yet another very clear example of why. Fortunately Honor is OK, but six cyclists have died o...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes ‘long overdue’ upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the arrival of long-awaited plans to improve Cycle Superhighway Route 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout. Six cyclists have died on this route since it became a cycling superhighway in 2011. The original r...

Discussion: CS2 - Bow Flyover Option

So when the CS2 Bow to Stratford extension opened there was some criticism that route still utilised the roundabout, which to be honest is pretty fair criticism. The safest way to avoid Bow roundabout is, well, to avoid Bow Roundabout and use the ...

Discussion: Cyclist killed on Mile End Road cycle superhighway CS2

A cyclist has died after a collision with a tipper lorry in east London on a cycle superhighway. The Metropolitan Police confirmed they were called to CS2 on Mile End Road at 16:38 GMT and a man had died. Transport for London said nine cyclists ...

Blog post: Space for Cycling success: Mayor gives all-clear to major upgrades at Aldgate, Holborn and CS2

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has reaffirmed his commitment to our Love London, Go Dutch campaign, and promised substantial improvements to cycling safety at key locations where our Space for Cycling protests have taken place. In a letter to ou...