Everything tagged with junctions

Blog post: TfL consult on what could be London's first real cycle superhighway at Vauxhall

  Fully segregated lanes running through the worst traffic one-way system in London and across Vauxhall Bridge make this the most ambitious cycle infrastructure yet seen in London. The complex plans and options are open for public consulta...

Blog post: Cyclesafe junctions at Oval great for London cyclists

 The road junctions at Oval triangle have been a major hazard to cyclists on Cycle Superhighway 7 and for people coming from Brixton and Camberwell. The new plans shown by Transport for London this week will transform the junction with thr...

Blog post: LCC calls on Mayor to fast-track removal of Vauxhall roundabout after another London cyclist is killed

After another cycling fatality in the capital, the London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Mayor to fast-track the removal of the Vauxhall one-way system, redesigning the area to make it safe for cycling and walking. A 52-year-old man died th...

Blog post: Man dies cycling through "notorious" Elephant & Castle southern roundabout after lorry collision

A man has died after being in a collision with a lorry while cycling through the southern roundabout at Elephant & Castle roundabout in South London. He's the fifth person known to die cycling in Greater London omn 2014. There's no indicat...

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...