Everything tagged with tfl

Discussion: TfL Junction Review: Lambeth Bridge northern roundabout

  Hi all, I've just received an e-mail from TfL regarding proposed 'improvements' to the roundabout at the north end of Lambeth Bridge. My initial thoughts: I am underwhelmed. Did LCC make any contribution to the design process? What ...

Blog post: Boris Johnson retracts claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed and injured broke the law

After months of pressure from campaigners, Mayor Boris Johnson has retracted his claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed or seriously injured in London had suffered as a result of breaking the law. LCC’s Charlie Lloyd said, "The mayor is t...

Discussion: TfL A312 Church Road (Northolt, Ealing) consultation

Transport for London (TfL) is consulting on proposals for the A312 Church Road between Target Roundabout and White Hart Roundabout. The consultation closes on 20 June 2012. https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/streets/church-road/consult_view This r...

Discussion: William Street crossing to Hyde Park blocked

The bicycle/pedestrian crossing to Hyde Park from William Street has been blocked for over a week. Yet there are no alternative safe crossings nearby and no traffic lights to stop or slow the dangerous and fast traffic across the A4 speedway. It ...

Blog post: Mayor must explain why consultants’ recommendations to make Bow roundabout safer were rejected

Transport for London received clear advice from Jacobs Consultancy that Bow roundabout must be made safer for cycling more than a year before the two recent deaths took place at the junction. The recommendations, contained in a Cycle Superhighw...

Discussion: Tooley Street SE1 - new roadworks 14 November 2011

New roadworks have gone up in Tooley Street, making the Western End of Tooley Street a one way, single file traffic corridor.  Cyclists are jammed between inflexible metal hoardings and the vehicle traffic going westbound.  Add in busses...

Discussion: Consultation A4-Sutton Lane

There is a consultation for a new junction design on the A4-Sutton lane junction. PDFs are attached.The proposals are:- New signalised toucan crossings on the north and south arms of the junction to help pedestrians and cyclists to cross Sutton La...

Blog post: Boris says "more work" needed at Blackfriars, while Safety Audit reveals dangers

London Mayor Boris Johnson is resisting calls for 20mph limit on Blackfriars but says "more work" is needed to improve conditions for cyclists. Responding to London Assembly member Jenny Jones, Johnson said, “More work needs to be done on c...

Blog post: It's a 'Nightmare on Your Street' from Transport for London

Today we've responded to Transport for London's draft strategy explaining how it intends to manage traffic on London's major road network for the foreseeable future. It's called the Network Operating Strategy. You can download the LCC obj...

Blog post: Motion for Blackfriars 20mph will be voted on by London Assembly on 20 July

The motion asking the Mayor to retain the 20mph limit at Blackfriars is being reintroduced in the London Assembly on the 20 July 2011. If you haven't already, please sign our petition supporting it (and you can post a photo too, if yo...

Blog post: Why did Transport for London's procedures fail cyclists at Blackfriars?

In 2004, after two cyclists were killed on Blackfriars Bridge, Transport for London (TfL) recognised that its procedures for providing for cyclists were seriously flawed. Following the second of these cyclist deaths, that of Vicki McCreery, TfL p...

Blog post: LCC welcomes TfL report recommending 20mph for all London bridges

LCC is pleased that the mayor might make Southwark Bridge a 20mph zone as part of Superhighway 7, but is keen to draw to his attention a report that strongly recommends all central London bridges should be 20mph. The 2008 Transport for London Bri...

Blog post: Three LCC-administered projects nominated for Smarter Travel Awards

Three LCC-adminstered Community Cycling Fund for London projects have been listed for Smarter Travel Awards. The three projects are: Bromley Cyclists Big Foot Clubs  Regent's Park police and Frank Barnes school Ealing Cycling Campaign...

Blog post: All London boroughs delivering cycle training 2010/11

An LCC investigation has established which borough councils are spending the most on cycle training in 2010-11. Money for cycle training is no longer ring-fenced for the purpose by Transport for London, but all London councils have chosen to supp...

Blog post: LCC cycling projects join the elite at TfL's Smarter Travel Awards

  Cyclists are left holding the baby in Ealing   Bromley Cyclist’s Big Foot Bike Club project, Ealing Cycling Campaign’s Back on the Bike with children and the Regent’s Park Safer Police Team in partnership with Fr...