Everything tagged with tfl

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...

Blog post: The Notices: Next Stage: Space for Cycling, September 2014

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist   THE NEXT STAGE: SPACE FOR CYCLING Thanks to the efforts of our members and supporters, 45% (and counting!) of elected councillors in London have agreed...

Blog post: Opinion: Ashok Sinha, September 2014

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist TfL spent millions on hosting the Tour de France this summer. But how about re-thinking the car? What would you buy for £6million? At our recent London ...

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 ...