Everything tagged with london assembly

Blog post: The Mayor's answers to cycling questions

Below you’ll find Mayor Boris Johnson’s written responses to the questions relating to cycling tabled at the December 2013 session of Mayor’s Question Time. The Mayor provides written answers to those questions that are not posed...

Blog post: London Assembly and cycling business support LCC demo outside City Hall calling for immediate Superhighway 2 upgrade

This morning at 9am, the London Cycling Campaign were joined outside City Hall by Assembly Members from all four main political parties, including the chairs of the London Assembly Transport Committee, demanding immediate action to make the Cycl...

Blog post: Conservative Assembly Members scupper attempt to boost cycling budget by £41 million

The London Assembly divided on party lines today as all nine Conservative Assembly Members voted against an amendment that would have seen an extra £41 million of the £7 billion Transport for London budget allocated to cycling in 201...

Blog post: LCC calls on London Assembly to back motion calling for £41 million increase in cycling budget

The London Cycling Campaign has contacted its 12,000 members and 40,000 supporters asking them to write to their London Assembly Members in support of a budget increase for cycling next year of £41 million. WRITE TO YOUR ASSEMBLY MEMBER LC...

Blog post: London Assembly members vote for Mayor to increase cycling budget for 2013-14

A majority of London Assembly members have voted for Mayor Boris Johnson to increase the amount earmarked for cycling in next year’s (2013-14) GLA budget. The current provision for cycling in the Mayor’s budget is £...

Blog post: Londoners invited to contribute to London Assembly transport committee scrutiny of Mayor's cycling policies

London Cycling Campaign staff have been invited to speak before the London Assembly transport committee's scrutiny on the Mayor's cycling policy. Committee chair Caroline Pidgeon (see video above) is also inviting the public to say what they th...

Blog post: Mayor names Greenwich and Vauxhall as first two 'Go Dutch' walking and cycling locations

Boris Johnson has named Greenwich and Vauxhall as two locations likely to benefit from a transformation into flagship walking and cycling projects, in accordance with his pre-election commitment to our Love London, Go Dutch campaign. Bye-bye Va...

Blog post: All-party London assembly motion tells Mayor cyclist safety must come before 'smoothing the flow'

An all-party motion (full text below) passed in the London Assembly on Wednesday 14 December 2011 has called for a review of every dangerous junction in Greater London. What still hasn't emerged is a date for the review of Bow roundabout and the ...

Blog post: Is it the Mayor or Transport for London pushing through flawed Blackfriars plans?

Transport for London is ignoring the London Assembly's all-party call for a review of Blackfriars Bridge and a retention of the 20mph speed limit. TfL has issued a press release saying that it will start works on the bridge this Friday, 31 July...

Blog post: All-party support for London Assembly motion calling for rethink of Blackfriars junction

PHOTO: We presented our petition and petition photo collage to London Assembly members to encourage them to support our Blackfriars demands Conservative members joined all other parties in the London Assembly to call for a review of plans to sc...

Discussion: Mumsnet cycling campaign

There is a thread in the Mumsnet discussion forum titled 'My local councillor tells parents cycling isn't suitable for them. Is that fair?' http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/mumsnet_campaigns/1251220-My-local-councillor-tells-parents-cycling-isnt-suita...

Blog post: Show your support for London Assembly motion to keep Blackfriars 20mph

Add to our photo petition: "Boris, give us the freedom to walk or ride: Blackfriars must stay 20mph" Campaign Update   June 24 There was outrage amongst London cyclists and many politicians that the motion to the London Assembly that w...

Blog post: Superhighways must be better agree LCC and London Assembly scrutiny

A London Assembly investigation into the Mayor’s headline cycling projects has welcomed both the Cycle Hire scheme and the Cycle Superhighways, but concludes that the Superhighways need significant improvements. Assembly Member Valerie Shaw...

Blog post: London's obesity crisis costing £1 billion per year in healthcare

photo A new report from the London Assembly, Tipping the Scales condemns the lack of action on obesity A new report commissioned by the London Assembly's Health & Public Services Committee, shows that Greater London has the worst chi...