Everything tagged with gyratory

Discussion: Cyclists still Hyde Park Cornered

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Despite the useful widening of the crossings at the north-west (Hyde Park) corner of Hyde Park Corner, a number of problems remain. Cyclists' most common complaint is ...

Discussion: Why do cyclists dislike one way systems/gyratories so much?

I've heard a lot of fellow cyclists complain about the one way systems and gyratory junctions prevalent in London. I'd be really interested to know what the rationale behind these complaints is as I've never found them particularly worse to cycle ...

Blog post: Cautious welcome for Transport for London King's Cross and Bow announcements on cyclist and pedestrian safety

In response to recent campaigns by cyclists and pedestrians, Transport for London (TfL) has announced a "strategic review of traffic movements" around King's Cross, including examining the feasibility of returning it to two-way. TfL also says...

Blog post: London cyclists prepare for tour of city's 10 worst junctions and one-way systems

On Saturday 12 November 2011 around 100 cyclists are expected to take part in a ride to highlight the 10 worst places to cycle in London. See the route (updated 5pm, 11 Nov)) The ride is the brainchild of bloggers/campaigners Danny Willia...

Blog post: Southern roundabout of Elephant and Castle to be removed

photo This is a view of the proposed junction, facing south towards Newington Butts in the top-right     Work is due to start on the southern roundabout of the Elephant and Castle road complex, which is being converted into a thre...

Blog post: Cycle safety improves as Lewisham one-way system removed

One-way streets in New Cross, described as "intimidating" by local cyclists, are being reverted to two-way, making it safer for vulnerable road users. On 5 September 2010, Transport for London works removed the one-way in Kender Street and...

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...

Blog post: Cyclists urged to sign petition calling for Archway to be two-way again

photo The Archway one-way system increases danger for cyclists and pedestrians in the area Cyclists are being urged to sign a petition calling for the Archway one-way system to be returned to two way. NB: The petition is only open until Mond...