Everything tagged with tfl

Blog post: Majority support CS11 despite fierce opposition

Two-thirds of respondents to TfL’s public consultation on Cycle Superhighway CS11 from Swiss Cottage to central London, via Regent’s Park, supported the proposals. So, thanks to hard campaigning from London Cycling Campaign and our b...

Blog post: Nowhere to park? LCC + TfL are tackling a cycling issue with the people who know best – you!

Cycle parking made the London news this week with Transport for London’s announcement of new cycling hubs, a superhub of 5000 spaces at Waterloo and two smaller hubs at stations in Hounslow and Greenwich.  Whilst these hubs are welcome ...

Blog post: Take action: for more Cycle SuperHighway extensions, Better Junctions and great cycling

All consultations listed here closed 20 March or earlier. The good news is right before the end of the current Mayor's term, we're seeing a deluge of amazing schemes that could help London take a huge leap towards being a truly cycling-friendly...

Blog post: Take action: North-South Cycle Superhighway to Kings Cross

One of the highest-quality pieces of cycling infrastructure the UK has yet seen gets a welcome extension to King's Cross. Great news - but we need to put the pressure on to make sure it's as good as it can be, and goes ahead. The deadline is 20 ...

Blog post: Take action: East-West Cycle Superhighway to Acton

The iconic Westway is due to be the route for the extension of the East-West Cycle Superhighway from Paddington to Acton. Are the plans perfect? Far from it - cyclists won't be able to easily get on and off, most likely, apart from at the two en...

Blog post: Take action: Kings Cross gyratory removal... but where's the space for cycling?

The green roads are new cycling streets, the red roads are other schemes - and this is the map of how cyclists are meant to get around a re-envisioned Kings Cross, with the one-way gyratory turned into two-way motor traffic. Unfortunately, motor...

Blog post: Take action: Highbury Corner gyratory removal

Highbury Corner is due to get a massively welcome upgrade in the shape of not just gyratory removal, but protected space for cycling and extra space for pedestrians. We welcome this scheme and hope you will too. If you do, please respond to the ...

Blog post: Take action: for safe space for cycling on Hammermith Broadway

Good news! The horrible Hammersmith Broadway gyratory is getting high-quality segregated tracks running east-west across its north side. Bad news! That's all it's getting for now. So no north-south route etc. So, please take one minute today (co...

Blog post: Interview: Ben Plowden, TfL's Director of Surface Strategy and Planning

Ann Kenrick, chair of LCC’s Board, talks to TfL’s director of Strategy & Planning (Surface Transport) about cycling in the capital and the role of campaigners...  Tell us about your childhood — did you grow up in London...

Blog post: Quietway consultations go live all over

Until last month, Quietways and their Zone 1 counterparts on the Central London Cycling Grid had been too quiet, if anything. Several of the first full routes had silently missed their deadlines. But now, with Mayoral purdah looming, Quietways a...

Blog post: Quietways: they aren’t working

They were envisaged as routes for cyclists who prefer to use quieter, traffic-calmed streets. And the Mayor’s vision for them was that they were direct, designed as whole routes, segregated from motor traffic where they briefly join busy r...

Blog post: TfL Official Collision Map gives open access to data

  Transport for London has just released "London's first interactive collision map". There are now many collision maps on the internet. They are of variable quality and are not always up to date.  TfL's version, like most others, is ba...

Discussion: TfL consultation regarding A4 cycle lanes

On Friday 20th March a consultation closes that is proposing removing even more of the A4 cycle lane. The local group in Hounslow are asking for separated traffic signals for cyclists at this junction and we oppose the way the design makes the ju...

Discussion: TfL consults on East-West Cycle Superhighway through the Royal Parks

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Transport for London has started a consultation on further proposals for the following sections of the East-West Cycle Superhighway: "Lancaster Gate: Revised p...

Blog post: Campaign: New Standard Bearers

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist What have design standards ever done for you? Tom Bogdanowicz and Charlie Lloyd look at the first post-Go Dutch version of the London Cycle Design Standards Wh...