Everything tagged with tfl

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign examines Cycle Safety Action Plan

The grim faced commuter cyclists in the image chosen for the cover of Transport for London's Cycle Safety Action Plan highlights how far we have to go to achieve safe and inviting cycling in London. Riders on the type of false blue lanes condemn...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes new cycling design standards, but enforcement is key

  Finally after years of waiting the London Cycling Design Standards have been published. This is Transport for London's guide for making our streets better for people on bikes. London Cycling Campaign Chief Executive Ashok Sinha responde...

Blog post: Victory for LCC's Safer Lorries campaign as every local council provides cycling-awareness training for lorry drivers

Council lorry drivers in every London borough, and the City of London, will be offered Safer Urban Driving (SUD) courses, that include an on-bike session,  as of this year. Prior to this year, only some boroughs were offering the training,...

Blog post: Tell your borough and the Royal Parks to get behind the Central London Grid to change the culture of cycling in London

Last week we asked you to urge Transport for London to make sure the Central London Grid is genuinely safe and inviting for everyone. Thank you to the thousands who have already done so. Email  grid@tfl.gov.uk This week tell them what is ...

Blog post: Applications open for Cycle Event Days 2013/14

  Now in its third year, Transport for London are to fund cycling promotion events as part of the Community Cycling Fund for London programme.  The events are open to all London boroughs and the focus this year is on 16+ students at u...

Blog post: Interview: Brian Deegan, Cycle Planner/Engineer

In his last job, at the London Borough of Camden, Brian Deegan made a name for himself as an engineer who understood cycling and who was prepared to push the envelope on street design. His unusual (for London) solution in Royal College Street is d...

Blog post: LCC local groups highlight growing gap between best and worst councils' for lorry-cycling safety

This week London Cycling Campaign staff and volunteers are taking to the streets outside borough town halls (see Tower Hamlets above) to protest against the growing gap between the lorry safety standards of the best and worst boroughs in the ...

Blog post: Transport for London conference backs LCC's 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' campaign

Transport for London hosted a conference on Monday 4 February, attended by LCC and other lorry experts, to deliver freight safety recommendations to London borough councils. The conference was attended by 25 out of 33 of the London councils, and ...

Blog post: Mayor's Question Time Answers on Cycling December 2012

Round up of the latest set of Mayor's Questions on cycling. Assembly Members of the Greater London Authority (GLA) quiz the Mayor about his polices and responsibilities. This is one of the checks and balance on the Mayor and the bodies he is resp...

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: Major London property developers adopt Safer Lorries charter in partnership with LCC

LCC is celebrating another major success as a group of London’s biggest property developers have agreed a Safer Lorries charter, with the potential to make thousands of lorry journeys safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Signatories to the...

Discussion: TfL press ahead with Lambeth Bridge northern roundabout works

LCC Westminster website » LCC Westminster discussions index » Board papers released by Transport for London state that "Following consultation with local stakeholders, representatives from the London boroughs and leading cycling and...

Discussion: Campaigners work with TfL to improve Ace of Spades junction

Kingston Cyclists recently received an invitation to discuss the upgrade of the pedestrian bridge at the Ace of Spades (Hook Road) roundabout across the A3. Although the original plan was just to deal with wear and tear by simply replacing like-wi...

Blog post: Cyclists say redesign of Lambeth Bridge roundabout must follow Go Dutch principles

We’re calling for a Dutch-style roundabout (pictured above) to be installed where Lambeth Bridge meets Embankment in preference to the inadequate solution proposed by Transport for London as part of its Junctions Review. The current layou...

Blog post: Transport for London puts tough 'safer lorries' conditions in all transport supplier contracts

Thanks to lobbying from the London Cycling Campaign, a measure has been introduced to improve the safety of thousands of daily bicycle journeys in the capital. LCC's Charlie Lloyd said, "We're delighted Transport for London and the GLA have fol...