Everything tagged with cycle superhighway

Blog post: What did Boris ever do for cycling?

LCC's Infrastructure Campaigner, Simon Munk assesses the impact that Boris Johnson has had on cycling in London Elected for his first term in May 2008, Boris Johnson immediately showed a keen interest in transport - if not cycling directly. Ple...

Blog post: Departing Mayor orders redo of Old Street CS1 shared space

Apex CS1 picture copyright: Nicholas Sanderson As one of his last acts as Mayor of London, Boris Johnson has signed an order to TfL to redo the "Apex" junction at Old Street on Cycle Superhighway CS1. The Mayor's directive says: "TfL recently c...

Blog post: LCC , business leaders , Mayor Boris Johnson and his Cycling Commissioner celebrate as East-West Cycle Superhighway opens

One short ride for Boris Johnson but a lasting legacy for Londoners – the capital’s  Mayor , on his last day in office, opened the new East-West Cycle Superhighway accompanied by dozens of LCC members, including youngsters, as wel...

Discussion: Cycle Superhighway 11 under threat

Westminster Cycling Campaign:   website    forum    events Transport for London's proposals for Cycle Superhighway 11 have provoked strong opposition from residents of St John's Wood and Hampstead. Come and meet Za...

Blog post: Take action: Make sure Tower Hamlets' Cable Street scheme works for cyclists

CS3 was the first Cycle SuperHighway to feature protected space for cycling. Unfortunately, that track was a) there before it became a Cycle SuperHighway and b) was very narrow. As cycling has grown in London, we've seen extensive changes to oth...

Blog post: Take action: North-South Cycle Superhighway to Kings Cross

One of the highest-quality pieces of cycling infrastructure the UK has yet seen gets a welcome extension to King's Cross. Great news - but we need to put the pressure on to make sure it's as good as it can be, and goes ahead. The deadline is 20 ...

Blog post: Take action: East-West Cycle Superhighway to Acton

The iconic Westway is due to be the route for the extension of the East-West Cycle Superhighway from Paddington to Acton. Are the plans perfect? Far from it - cyclists won't be able to easily get on and off, most likely, apart from at the two en...

Blog post: Take action: for new Cycle SuperHighway CS11

A brand new Cycle SuperHighway running from the west end to Swiss Cottage - say hello to CS11. Now take one minute's action to make sure it happens - because it's facing a lot of opposition! The one minute action: Click here: https://cons...

Blog post: You wait ages for a Cycle Superhighway, then three come along at once...

Sneaking them in just before the Mayoral election purdah period, TfL have announced three new public consultations on three new Cycle Superhighways - so get your comments in quick because they all close on the 20 March. The London Cycling Campa...

Blog post: Say no to 'just paint' on Cycle SuperHighways

While TfL have taken great steps forward with Cycle SuperHighways designs of late, the Wandsworth Cycling Campaign and London Cycling Campaign are urging them not to take a serious step backwards with Balham High Road. The consultation is here ...

Blog post: McDonalds appeal against safe superhighway dismissed

Inspector concludes “allowing cars to cross the path of cyclists, when there is no need to do so, is not a good idea.” Ealing Cycling Campaign has won a legal battle against fast food restaurant chain McDonalds over safety on the Ea...

Blog post: Extreme danger at new junction on Cycle Superhighway 2

Junction re-building work at the corner of Sugar House Lane E15 began last week, exposing cyclists using the CS2 Cycle Superhighway to increased danger. The separated cycle track has been obliterated and turned into a motor vehicle lane. Cyclis...

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: Chaos on Cycle Superhighway CS3

For years the CS3 Cable Street route has been notorious for random closures for all sorts of street works. Sections of it seem to be dug up every other month. Sometimes lorries park all over it to deliver motor cars or pick up rubbish. Now Transp...

Blog post: CAMPAIGN SUCCESS! Cycle Superhighway begins to take shape on the Embankment

We're delighted to see the new East-West Cycle superhighway beginning to take shape along the Embankment, where cyclists are already making good use of the near-finished stretch leading up to Westminster Bridge. The route will provide a fully segr...