Everything tagged with cycle superhighway

Discussion: Westminster unveils Central London Grid

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Westminster has now published draft proposals for its portion of the Central London Grid of cycle routes. The Grid is intended to be a network of direct, high-capacity...

Discussion: Have your say on Cycle Superhighway 5

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Transport for London are now consulting the public about three options for Cycle Superhighway 5 between Vauxhall Bridge and Belgrave Square. For a larger version of t...

Discussion: Changes Proposed for Hyde Park Corner

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » A number of changes have been proposed for the south-east corner of Hyde Park Corner, in order to improve conditions for cycling and walking. The main proposals are: ...

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 ...

Blog post: What must be done to make sure there are no more cycling deaths in Aldgate and Holborn

Two cycling fatalities in central London the space of 10 days prompted thousands of Londoners to join the #space4cycling protests in Aldgate and Holborn this week and last. So why exactly are we so angry about these fatalities, and why are we ada...

Blog post: Woman on Cycle Hire bike killed in lorry crash at Aldgate East during evening rush hour

London's cyclists have been horrified by the death of young woman in a lorry crash while cycling along Aldgate during Friday evening rush hour. Our condolences go out to the friends and family of this latest victim, named as 20-year-old French ...

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: Bow to Stratford CS2 shows TfL starting to adopt Dutch principles for cycling provision

We’re delighted with many aspects of the designs for the second section of Cycle Superhighway 2, which are open to consultation until 11 February 2013. You can make your views known to TfL on its proposals via barclayscyclesuperhighways@t...

Blog post: Plans for Superhighway 5 provide benefits for cycling but fall short of Dutch standards

Plans for Cycle Superhighway 5 are a step in the right direction, but fail to provide Dutch-quality cycling as the Mayor promised during the 2012 election. Superhighway 5, from New Cross Gate to Victoria, is due to open in 2013, and plans were...

Discussion: TfL Reveals Plans for Vauxhall Bridge Road

Bessborough Gardens, where a cyclist was killed by a left-turning vehicle Transport for London is about to consult the public about its proposals for Cycle Superhighway 5, which runs along Vauxhall Bridge Road. This is part of a route running bet...

Discussion: Cycle Superhighways: Boris to plug gap

According to a report in the Evening Standard, the Mayor of London intends to fill a critical gap in the Cycle Superhighway network. The routes currently implemented or planned all terminate around the edge of central London: there are no routes ...

Discussion: Cycle Superhighway Count Shows 33% Increase

A recent count of cyclists using the riverside Cycle Superhighway showed a 33% increase over 2011. The results also represent more than a five-fold increase over the first count in 1999. Grosvenor Road, where the count was conducted The count ...

Blog post: What would British roads look like if we treated them the same way we do our cycle lanes?

When we posted a photo on our Facebook of a truck blocking Cycle Superhighway 3 (below-left), LCC supporter Dave Hall decided to picture how our roads might look if we treated them with the same disregard we do our bike lanes. Don't forget t...

Blog post: Cyclists appalled at latest fatality on Cycle Superhighway at Bow roundabout

A 58-year-old cyclist, travelling to work at the Olympic site, was killed in a crash with a tipper lorry at the Bow roundabout on Cycle Superhighway 2, reported the BBC. We and all London cyclists are distressed to hear of this tragedy, an...

Blog post: Deputy mayor agrees London Bridge Station redevelopment plans don't provide for cyclists

London’s deputy mayor, Sir Edward Lister, has hit out at Network Rail’s plans for London Bridge station as “not complying” with the Mayor’s London Plan. Failure to provide adequately for cyclists both during constr...