Everything tagged with Living Streets

Blog post: Roadside vigil at Elephant and Castle this Friday will remember hundreds killed and injured

A roadside vigil will take place on Friday 16 November at 5pm outside the London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle to commemorate those killed on London’s roads in the last year. The Mayor of London, members of the London A...

Blog post: Local campaigners celebrate new riverside walking and cycling route avoiding Wandsworth Bridge

After years of campaigning by local groups, including Wandsworth Cycling Campaign (WCC), an east-west walking and cycling link has been installed under Wandsworth Bridge. The link provides valuable separation of cycling and walking traffic...

Blog post: Xmas Vigil at Kings Cross is stark reminder that London's streets must be safe for everyone

A crowd of around 200 concerned Londoners took part in the Xmas Vigil at King's Cross to remember all those who've died on the capital's roads in 2011. Candles were laid out in the shape of a bicycle, and the names of the 16 cyclists killed t...

Blog post: Kings Cross Xmas vigil will ask: "Why are London cyclists at least twice as likely to suffer fatal crashes as the Dutch?"

From 6pm on Tuesday 20 December 2011 cyclists, pedestrians, and friends and family of recent crash victims will gather outside King's Cross station for a Xmas vigil to remember loved ones and highlight the unacceptable death toll on the capital&...

Blog post: Blackfriars: It's time to put people first in our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocked off...

Blog post: Blackfriars: an opportunity to rethink how we design our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocke...

Blog post: LCC and leading transport organisations call for sustained cycling and walking investment

LCC has helped co-ordinate a concerted call for sustained investment in cycling and walking projects.  Along with CTC, Sustrans, the Campaign for Better Transport, and Living Streets, LCC has written the following letter to the Eve...

Blog post: Cyclists urged to sign petition calling for Archway to be two-way again

photo The Archway one-way system increases danger for cyclists and pedestrians in the area Cyclists are being urged to sign a petition calling for the Archway one-way system to be returned to two way. NB: The petition is only open until Mond...