Everything tagged with 20mph

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign briefs Assembly Members before Blackfriars meeting with Mayor

Leading London Assembly members are calling for a meeting with Mayor Boris Johnson to discuss the Blackfriars traffic scheme, and we've produced a detailed briefing paper that highlights: the need to retain the 20mph speed limit the shortco...

Blog post: Hundreds of London cyclists turn out for Flashride to protest against Blackfriars 'urban motorways'

Estimates vary from 500 to 2000 but whatever the true number, a massive number of London cyclists occupied the whole of Blackfriars Bridgeon Friday night as a protest against Transport for London's plans to proceed with the flawed design for th...

Blog post: London Cyclists urged to join Flashride across Blackfriars Bridge on Friday 6pm

London Cyclists from all walks of life will meet outside Doggetts at the south end of Blackfriars Bridge tomorrow (Friday 29 July 2011) to show their anger at the Mayor and Transport for London. There'll be a slow ride across the bridge in each...

Blog post: Is it the Mayor or Transport for London pushing through flawed Blackfriars plans?

Transport for London is ignoring the London Assembly's all-party call for a review of Blackfriars Bridge and a retention of the 20mph speed limit. TfL has issued a press release saying that it will start works on the bridge this Friday, 31 July...

Blog post: All-party support for London Assembly motion calling for rethink of Blackfriars junction

PHOTO: We presented our petition and petition photo collage to London Assembly members to encourage them to support our Blackfriars demands Conservative members joined all other parties in the London Assembly to call for a review of plans to sc...

Blog post: Boris says "more work" needed at Blackfriars, while Safety Audit reveals dangers

London Mayor Boris Johnson is resisting calls for 20mph limit on Blackfriars but says "more work" is needed to improve conditions for cyclists. Responding to London Assembly member Jenny Jones, Johnson said, “More work needs to be done on c...

Blog post: Motion for Blackfriars 20mph will be voted on by London Assembly on 20 July

The motion asking the Mayor to retain the 20mph limit at Blackfriars is being reintroduced in the London Assembly on the 20 July 2011. If you haven't already, please sign our petition supporting it (and you can post a photo too, if yo...

Blog post: Cyclists outnumber cars in City of London

"Cyclists have for the first time outnumbered motorists on some of the country's busiest commuter routes during rush hour" reports Robin Henry in Today's Sunday Times (p.11).Henry quotes monitoring data from Transport for London, Mouchel/Sustrans ...

Blog post: Transport minister agrees with 20mph on Blackfriars and will talk to TfL.

Norman Baker MP the 'cycling minster' at the Department for Transport joined the Parliamentary Cycling Group ride across Blackfriars Bridge. Many riders quizzed him about how to reduce the danger to cyclists there.Bike Biz magazine editor, Carlton...

Blog post: Add to our photo petition: “Boris, give us the freedom to walk or ride: Blackfriars must stay 20mph”

We’re urging everyone who cares about people-friendly public spaces and reducing road danger to add their picture to our ‘20mph Blackfriars’ photo petition. It only takes a minute, and when we’ve enough photos we’r...

Blog post: Blackfriars: It's time to put people first in our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocked off...

Blog post: Blackfriars: an opportunity to rethink how we design our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocke...

Blog post: Blackfriars casualty calls for safer junction and a permanent 20mph limit

Dr Clare Gerada is an eminent doctor, chair of Council at the Royal College of General Practitioners, the body that represents tens of thousands of GPs all over the UK. She's also a practising GP in Kennington, south London. Last Wednesda...

Blog post: Show your support for London Assembly motion to keep Blackfriars 20mph

Add to our photo petition: "Boris, give us the freedom to walk or ride: Blackfriars must stay 20mph" Campaign Update   June 24 There was outrage amongst London cyclists and many politicians that the motion to the London Assembly that w...

Blog post: LCC welcomes TfL report recommending 20mph for all London bridges

LCC is pleased that the mayor might make Southwark Bridge a 20mph zone as part of Superhighway 7, but is keen to draw to his attention a report that strongly recommends all central London bridges should be 20mph. The 2008 Transport for London Bri...