Everything tagged with tfl

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...

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...