Everything tagged with congestion

Discussion: Do you want to see less vans in London?

Hi all, I'm currently doing some research to assess the growth of van usage and the effects of increasing delivery traffic inside the M25. While this is not directly a cycling related matter, I'm sure you can understand how more vans on London s...

Discussion: Silvertown Tunnel campaign needs your support

As you may be aware, the No to Silvertown Tunnel campaign has been going for a while now. It has featured much in the local media, and to date staged two citizen science experiments looking at air quality in Greenwich and Lewisham boroug...

Blog post: Reducing car use and increasing walking and cycling key to success of mayoral Roads Task Force

The report of the Mayor’s Road Task Force was published yesterday, alongside Transport for London's response to it, and these documents seek to address the likely increase in journeys expected from London's growing population over coming d...

Blog post: SIGN THE PETITION: Tell David Cameron it's time for a UK-wide Dutch-style cycling revolution

An all-party group of MPs has ended a four-month Parliamentary enquiry into cycling by publishing a report calling on the Coalition Government to start a Dutch-style cycling revolution. Campaigning journalists from the The Times newspaper, whic...

Blog post: Motoring taxes would have to triple to cover costs to society, says new think tank report

Motoring taxes fail to cover two-thirds of the costs imposed on society by motor vehicle use, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), which calls for an end to delays in fuel duty increases. Rejecting any...

Discussion: Congestion Charge

I am a Uni of Liverpool student and keen cyclist. I would like to know what people make of the congestion charge, has is reduced inner city traffic making it safer for us cyclists? I would love to hear any opinions/views on this topic because I ...

Blog post: Information on free cycle parking and bike repairs during the Paralympics

Getting around London during the Olympic and Paralympic Games is best done on a bike. However traffic during the games might affect cycle journeys as well. Here is some information to help avoid problems. Temporary Cycle Parking You can find d...

Blog post: Make your voice heard against Transport for London's 'Nightmare' Operating Strategy

We've today responded to Transport for London's draft Network Operating Strategy consultation (download our response). We've highlighted many of its flaws here. If you want to respond too, you might want to use the letter below as a template a...

Blog post: Islington car parking scheme will increase congestion and pollution

Islington Cyclists Action Group (ICAG), the local LCC group, is campaigning to stop its local council introducing a scheme that will encourage short journeys by car with negative impacts on both congestion and pollution. Islington Council propose...