Everything tagged with superhighway

Discussion: Chelsea Bridge improvements nearly complete

Westminster Cycling Campaign:   website    forum    events  Before After Improvements are now almost complete on the junction at the north end of Chelsea Bridge. The main improvement so far has been to ...

Discussion: First section of East-West Cycle Superhighway now open

Westminster Cycling Campaign:   website    forum    events  The first section of the East-West Cycle Superhighway has now opened along the Victoria Embankment between Parliament Square and the City. This i...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign supports RNIB campaign to safeguard Judd Street access

London Cycling Campaign (LCC) is supporting a new campaign launched by Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to ensure Judd Street, one of the UK’s busiest streets for the visually impaired, is as safe as possible for blind and par...

Blog post: London's Cycle Superhighway Upgrade - the first 100 metres

The desperately needed upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2 in Whitechapel has begun to emerge. First section to open is approximately 100 metres long on the way out of town between Brick Lane and Greatorex Street. This is a huge benefit for people ...

Discussion: What's happening about Cycle Superhighway 5?

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Work has now started on Cycle Superhighway 5 at Vauxhall and across Vauxhall Bridge. But many cyclists must now be wondering where the route will go on Westminster's sid...

Blog post: Watered down plans for CS2 upgrade will compromise cycling safety, say LCC

18 December 2014 - for immediate release Transport for London has published its consultation report on the upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout.The consultation, which ran from 23 September to 2 November, sho...

Discussion: East-West Cycle Superhighway: Westminster responds to TfL

Westminster has now published its proposed response to Transport for London. This can be found at http://committees.westminster.gov.uk/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=5301&Opt=0 or http://bit.ly/130ShH8 Although the council says it ‘support...

Discussion: East-West Cycle Superhighway: Westminster proposes alternative route

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Westminster has proposed an alternative route for the East-West Cycle Superhighway. This is the one between Acton and Tower Hill, the so-called cycling Crossrail. Transp...

Blog post: Fatal junction proves the need for Superhighways and Space for Cycling

  Two cyclists have died in just six months close to the very heart of London on Ludgate Circus, at the end of Fleet Street. Both deaths were the result of being run over by 32 ton waste container lorries typically used in the construction i...

Blog post: Cycle Superhighway 2 upgrade better for everyone

The impact study of the dramatic upgrade to the cycle superhighway from Aldgate to Bow shows benefits for all road users. Figures released by Transport for London are better than many had feared. Increased time on some journeys by car and bus ar...

Blog post: Victory for London Cycling Campaign as Mayor agrees to 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars and London Bridges

After years of campaigning by the London Cycling Campaign and many others, the Mayor Boris Johnson has finally agreed to a 20mph speed limit on Blackfriars Bridge, as well as across London Bridge. An 18-month trial expected to start soon will s...

Blog post: Mayor's Cycle SuperHighway 2 extension the first step towards Going Dutch for London cyclists

The extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow roundabout to Stratford is now in place (mostly), and it looks like it could be the start of something really good for London cycling. We shot a video going east and then west (see above): the qual...

Blog post: Metropolitan Police told Transport for London that Aldgate Superhighway route was unsafe for cycling

  For the third day in a row Poplar Coroner's Court heard evidence about cyclist fatalities on the Mayor's Cycle Superhighway route 2 from Aldgate to Bow. Philippine de Gerin-Ricard, a 20-year-old student from France, died on 5 July 2013 at...

Blog post: Coroner says Cycle Superhighway 2 design was "an accident waiting to happen"

The coroner Mary Hassell into the inquest of cyclist Brian Dorling has called Superhighway 2 "an accident waiting to happen". She's taken a strong interest in the layout and design process of this, one of the Mayor Boris Johnson's flagship cycl...

Blog post: Mayor ignores calls for immediate action at Bow roundabout with no action on promised safety review

Three weeks after promising a review of cyclist safety at Bow roundabout Mayor Boris Johnson still hasn't set a timetable for it to report, despite families and campaigners calling for urgent action.  BBC London Transport Editor Tom Edward...