Everything tagged with bridges

Blog post: Why did Transport for London reject its own cycle-friendly Blackfriars design?

photo Hundreds of protestors demonstrated against the latest designs proposed for Blackfriars Bridge What the hundreds of cyclists who demonstrated on Blackfriars Bridge this morning might not know is that, four years ago, Transport for Londo...

Blog post: Do you want Blackfriars to be a 'motorway' for the next 30 years?

LCC has criticised Transport for London's latest proposals for Blackfriars Bridge, which condemn Londoners to continue cycling through a 'motorway' in order to cross the river, potentially for decades to come. Read the proposal here We thank L...

Blog post: Cyclists launch survey to support 20mph on Hammersmith Bridge

photo Hammersmith Bridge   Hammersmith and Fulham Cyclists have launched an online survey to collect supporting evidence for a 20mph speed limit for Hammersmith Bridge to be included in the borough’s local implementation plan...

Blog post: Cyclists now outnumber cars on five central London Thames bridges

New data shows that bicycles now outnumber cars and taxis northbound on five London bridges in the morning rush hour during 2010. The increase in bicycle traffic strengthens the case for the reallocation of road space and an enforced 20mph spee...

Blog post: London cyclists' needs neglected in redesign of Blackfriars Bridge

photo The redesign on the southbound lanes on Blackfriars Bridge do very little to protect cyclists  Back in 2004, a Transport for London inquiry into two cyclist fatalities on Blackfriars Bridge found that consultation failure and poor ...

Blog post: TfL promises review of Blackfriars Bridge in response to criticisms

Transport for London has promised a review of "the widespread road layout" in response to campaigners' criticisms of the plans for Blackfriars Bridge, which fail to adequately address cyclist safety. An LCC activist has received a reply ...

Blog post: URGENT: Today is last chance to email for a safe Blackfriars Bridge

photo Cyclists must email Transport for London to prevent Blackfriars Bridge becoming more hazardous Friday 15 April is the last day you can email (STengagement@tfl.gov.uk) Transport for London to protest against a new design for Blackfr...

Blog post: Transport for London dropped cycle-friendly plan for Blackfriars

Documents requested by LCC show that Transport for London was working on a more cycle-friendly double T-junction plan for Blackfriars as long ago as 2007. The designs were originally supported by the City of London and echoed similar proposals fr...