Everything tagged with 20mph

Discussion: Petition for 20mph on Elgin Avenue

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » There is currently a petition on Westminster's web site for a 20mph limit on Elgin Avenue. Elgin Avenue: would you fancy cycling along this road with vehicles travellin...

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: Cycling facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a massively wasted opportunity, typified by the fact that the entrance is a staircase

This staircase is the main western cycling entrance to the the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in NE London  Cycle across Victoria Park, over the cycling and pedestrian bridge to Hackney Wick, down Wallis Road and you arrive at the main weste...

Blog post: We define (1) motor traffic speeds and volumes that are acceptable for cycling and (2) solutions for problem streets

(1) Motor traffic speeds and volumes that are acceptable for cycling At our 2013 AGM, our members passed a motion defining what speeds and volumes of motor vehicles in which it's acceptable to ask people to cycle. We know from countless survey...

Blog post: Why I've put a motion to the London Cycling Campaign AGM setting out our policy on dedicated space for cycling

As Chair of the London Cycling Campaign Policy Forum, I’m proposing a motion outlining when we need protected space for cycling. The motion is based on a longer document that’s been developed by the Policy Forum, which can be download...

Discussion: Westminster Opposes Camden's 20mph Limit in Boundary Streets

LCC Westminster web site »LCC Westminster discussions index »Camden is currently consulting the public about introducing a 20mph limit on all the roads it manages in the borough. This excludes 'red routes', though Camden High Street already has a ...

Blog post: London Assembly calls on Boris Johnson to introduce more 20mph speed limits

The London Assembly has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to take action on road safety by introducing more 20mph limits on the capital’s roads.  The Mayor’s recent road safety action plan recognised that 20mph speed limits can imp...

Discussion: '£4 million cycle track' for Tolworth - work starts

Work has started on the ground in preparation for a £4 million pound scheme to enhance Tolworth Broadway, including removal of the central guard rail between the carriageways and replacement with a central 'greenway'. Lighting columns have ...

Blog post: Brighton and Hove is latest place to embrace citywide 20mph speed limits for safer cycling

Plans for a more people-friendly 20mph speed limit for 500 streets in Brighton and Hove have been approved by the council's Transport Committee, after a majority of residents backed the move. The move still needs to be ratified after objections...

Blog post: Hackney, Camden and Waltham Forest join Islington in move to borough-wide 20mph

0n 21 November 2012, Hackney Council voted overwhelmingly to confirm its commitment to 20mph as the default speed limit for the borough. Camden and Waltham Forest also recently joined Islington in committing to borough-wide 20mph speed limits ...

Blog post: Bereaved family joins local cyclists to remember tube driver killed riding in borough of Croydon

The family of Neil Turner, a London Underground driver killed while cycling to work on 10 July 2012, joined with Croydon Cycling Campaign to install a ghost bike memorial on Mitcham Road, near where the fatal collision took place. Mr Turner is ...

Blog post: Serious crash on Hammersmith Bridge prompts cyclists to organise 'calm the bridge' protest ride

A shocking crash that left a young female cyclist pinned against the side of Hammersmith Bridge by a car has prompted local campaigners to organise a 'calm the bridge' protest bike ride there on Saturday 2 June 2012. Members of Hammersmith &...

Event: Hammersmith Bridge: safe-speed flashride

Hammersmith & Fulham Cycling Campaign are inviting cyclists to join a peaceful protest on Hammersmith Bridge on Saturday 2 June 2012, from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The protest, organised after another lucky escape for a cyclist this week, is cal...

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Blog post: Report from London School of Economics says cycling boosts UK economy by £3 billion per year

A new report from the London School of Economics says even the UK's current low levels of cycling generate nearly £3 billion for our economy. As well as providing 23,000 jobs in the cycling industry, the report lists other major benefits fr...