Everything tagged with tfl

Blog post: New Superhighways and Quietways stats from TfL

TfL has today released a new briefing note on progress on its Cycle Superhighways and Quietways programmes. There's a lot in the note, but here's the most important bits... On Cycle Superhighways "In only five months… there has been mor...

Blog post: Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th Anniversary

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here. On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Blog post: Take action: Support changes to the North-South Cycle Superhighway extension

A new TfL consultation shows that the proposed extension to the North-South Cycle Superhighway is moving forward, albeit at snail's pace. The good news is TfL is now consulting on a signalised version of the Snow Hill/West Smithfield junction wi...

Blog post: AGM 2016 report

Our annual conference started with a look at the state of play for the charity right now and where we intend to go in the next year. Finances – Ashok Sinha, our CEO, laid out the rather grim circumstances charities are currently operating...

Blog post: Val Shawcross announces new Cycle Superhighways at LCC AGM

Speaking to our AGM, the Deputy Mayor for Transport under new Mayor Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross emphasised the Mayor, the London Assembly and TfL’s ongoing commitment to cycling – as well as dropping in some surprise announcements. It...

Blog post: Healthy Streets are cycling and walking streets

  There’s a rising idea in London’s corridors of power – and it’s a good one. “Healthy Streets” is a term that’s been coined at TfL, and it’s an idea that both London Cycling Campaign and Liv...

Blog post: Mayor moves forward on CS11

Following the announcement of the new Mayor of London approving the extension to the North-South Cycle Superhighway, the Mayor has today announced his intention to move forward with CS11 also. TfL has published its report on the consultation fo...

Blog post: CS9 Cycle Superhighway on the way?

Good news: CS9, between Olympia and Hounslow in west London, looks like it will go to public consultation, at least in part, soon. In 2010, a cycle superhighway between Hounslow and Hyde Park was one of the twelve radial routes proposed as the ...

Blog post: What did Boris ever do for cycling?

LCC's Infrastructure Campaigner, Simon Munk assesses the impact that Boris Johnson has had on cycling in London Elected for his first term in May 2008, Boris Johnson immediately showed a keen interest in transport - if not cycling directly. Ple...

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...