Everything tagged with junctions

Blog post: We urge supporters to tell Transport for London that plans for Elephant and Castle fail to provide safe passage for cycling

We're urging our supporters to express strong dissatisfaction with Transport for London's proposals for Elephant and Castle. The latest flawed proposals come soon after we rejected TfL's proposals for Kings Cross, which present people on bicycl...

Discussion: 5½ Westminster junctions to be transformed

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Five junctions in Westminster were on the list for transformation that the Mayor of London announced last month – plus one straddling the border with Camden. Thes...

Blog post: Elephant and Castle roundabout to be "transformed", but missed opportunity at Euston Circus junction

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes Transport for London's promise to "transform" the horrendous Elephant and Castle roundabout, but says the junction design must be much better than the new Euston Circus redevelopment. TfL has today announced...

Blog post: Success for campaigners as Mayor announces death knell for gyratories

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes the Mayor's concrete commitment to transform or 'rip-out' 33 gyratories/roundabouts – "relics of the sixties which blight and menace whole neighbourhoods" to quote Mayor Boris Johnson – and to provi...

Blog post: Changes to eastbound junction at Bow an improvement but cyclists and walkers still at risk

London Cycling Campaign has expressed concern that the new junction design on the western side of Bow roundabout, which opened on Friday 1 June 2012, isn’t making cycling eastwards significantly safer because of flaws in its design and a l...

Blog post: Extra £15 million for London's dangerous junctions must be the beginning for safer cycling

An extra £15 million has been announced in the 2012 budget for making London's worst junctions less dangerous for cycling.  Although the extra money is welcome, the figure was described by LCC's campaign officer Charlie Lloyd on the ...

Blog post: Hundreds of junctions to be reviewed by TfL after public outcry over Bow and Kings Cross

Transport for London has started a review that will consider safety issues at all junctions on the cycle superhighways as well as more than a hundred junctions on the Transport for London road network (red routes). The TfL announcement follows th...

Blog post: Family, friends and supporters pay tribute to cyclist Ellie Carey killed on Tower Bridge Rd

Family, friends, local residents, politicians, campaigners and concerned Londoners gathered near the place on Tower Bridge Road where cyclist Ellie Carey was struck by a lorry on Friday 2 December 2011. The crowd observed a minute's silence in ...

Blog post: Sixteenth London cyclist fatality in 2011 at Bermondsey junction identified by locals as dangerous

This morning a cyclist was killed in a collision with an HGV at the junction of Tower Bridge Road and Abbey Street, a location identified as dangerous by local people. Please support calls for safer junctions in London In response to worries ...

Blog post: Mayor of London denies junction improvements are key to increasing cyclist safety

Today London's Mayor Boris Johnson questioned the wisdom of redesigning the city's worst junctions, despite two recent cyclist fatalities at junctions where campaigners had warned of road danger.  We wrote to TfL in February 2011 to highli...

Blog post: We set out the key principles for our Go Dutch campaign for best-practice street design

Earlier this week, in the Guardian Bike Blog, journalist Matthew Wright made several incorrect assumptions about our 'Go Dutch' campaign. We're pleased the media are so interested in our campaign (it doesn't launch officially until January), bu...

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: Camden Cyclists gain hard-fought safety measure on busy cycling route

A popular commuter cycling route along Tavistock Place is to be improved after extensive campaigning by Camden Cyclists, the local LCC group. The improvement is at the junction of Marchmont St and Tavistock Place, part of a controversial segregat...

Blog post: Two miles of one-way streets in Tottenham Hale to return to two-way

photo The Tottenham Hale scheme will return over two miles of one-way streets to two way Works have started on the A10 High Road, Haringey, which will return streets to two-way traffic, though campaigners say no enough is being done to encourag...