Everything tagged with kings cross

Blog post: Kings Cross junction: tell Transport for London its plans for cycling are not good enough

Consultation closes soon on Transport for London's 'interim' plans for making the notorious junction outside Kings Cross Station a little less scary. We have until Monday 24 March 2014 to make our views known, and we urge you to do so by using th...

Blog post: North-south cycling route could be Thameslink for bikes linking Kings Cross to Elephant and Castle

A major north-south cycle route is being planned that will pass through Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars Bridge, according to the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan. Boris Johnson has already announced an East West cycling 'Crossrail fo...

Blog post: We think 2012 has been the London Cycling Campaign's most successful year so far

January 2012 started with the commitment by Boris Johnson to review hundreds of dangerous junctions all over the city as a result of months of lobbying by LCC in the wake of the disastrous redesign of Blackfriars and Bow roundabout, where two p...

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: Xmas Vigil at Kings Cross is stark reminder that London's streets must be safe for everyone

A crowd of around 200 concerned Londoners took part in the Xmas Vigil at King's Cross to remember all those who've died on the capital's roads in 2011. Candles were laid out in the shape of a bicycle, and the names of the 16 cyclists killed t...

Blog post: Kings Cross Xmas vigil will ask: "Why are London cyclists at least twice as likely to suffer fatal crashes as the Dutch?"

From 6pm on Tuesday 20 December 2011 cyclists, pedestrians, and friends and family of recent crash victims will gather outside King's Cross station for a Xmas vigil to remember loved ones and highlight the unacceptable death toll on the capital&...

Blog post: Boyfriend of cyclist killed at King's Cross calls for Dutch-style bike lanes to reduce road danger

In an open letter to Transport for London, the boyfriend of the cyclist killed at King's Cross has called for Dutch-style cycle lanes to reduce road danger in the area. Kenji Hirasawa (pictured above) said, "I would like the council to con...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign demands immediate Bow redesign after roundabout claims second victim in three weeks

There have been vehement calls for an immediate redesign of the Bow roundabout, after news that tonight it claimed the life of a second cyclist in three weeks. The London cycling community has been stunned by the news that a 20-year-old female ...

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: London rail stations get increased cycle parking despite budget cuts

photo Steve Rutherford Despite recent improvements to London's bike parking at stations, there's more to be done Item updated 14.1.11 Network Rail, which owns and operates most major train stations in London, has told LCC that it has allocat...