Everything tagged with london assembly

Blog post: "A City For All Londoners" lays out Mayor's vision

The new Mayor has launched a consultation on his vision for London as a "City for all Londoners". You have until 11 December to feed back to it via the discussion forums here or via email here. Our full response will be published soon. In the m...

Blog post: Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th Anniversary

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here. On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Blog post: Take action: Tell Mayor Sadiq Khan you want "A City for All Londoners"

The new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has published his vision document, indicating key policy themes for his first term and beyond. And you can have your say on it here. Our Infrastructure Campaigner's initial assessment is that the document contains man...

Blog post: AGM 2016 report

Our annual conference started with a look at the state of play for the charity right now and where we intend to go in the next year. Finances – Ashok Sinha, our CEO, laid out the rather grim circumstances charities are currently operating...

Blog post: Val Shawcross announces new Cycle Superhighways at LCC AGM

Speaking to our AGM, the Deputy Mayor for Transport under new Mayor Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross emphasised the Mayor, the London Assembly and TfL’s ongoing commitment to cycling – as well as dropping in some surprise announcements. It...

Blog post: Have your say: GLA congestion inquiry

The London Assembly’s Transport Committee is investigating issues around rising congestion in London. They say: “Following a long period of relative stability, London’s roads have been getting busier and more congested for at l...

Blog post: Politicians unite in London Assembly motion to end lorry danger

  London Assembly members voted unanimously this week in support of a motion to reduce road danger from lorries in London. Seven out the eight cycling fatalities in London this year involved lorries. LCC members demonstrated with hundreds...

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 ...