Everything tagged with flashride

Blog post: Join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride this Friday calling for clear space for cycling on our streets

At 6pm on Friday 12 July, all Londoners are invited to join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride from Tower Hill to Aldgate calling on the Mayor to provide dedicated space for cycling across the capital. Protest ride details Meet 6pm for...

Discussion: Coverage of Parliament flashride and debate Feb 22- 24 2012

Coverage of London #flashride and parliament debate #cyclesafe http://tinyurl.com/7wfj9bv  - LCC http://tinyurl.com/86tkpco GDNhttp://tinyurl.com/7zjckyf ROADCChttp://tinyurl.com/6msdyz4 TIMEShttp://tinyurl.com/7o8u3qq BBC http://tinyurl.com...

Blog post: Massive thanks to the 2500 Londoners who took to the streets for a people-friendly city

First, a huge thanks to every one of the 2500 people who joined our protest ride yesterday, especially our members and the hundreds who helped out before and on the day, no matter how small your contributions. We know from previou...

Blog post: London Assembly members from all four main parties to join call for people-friendly streets at Blackfriars

  Prominent London Assembly members from all four main parties - Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green - will join the Blackfriars flashride organised by LCC for Wednesday 12 October. Andrew Boff (Con), Val Shawcross (Labour), ...

Blog post: Londoners want people-friendly streets: have your say at Blackfriars

"Londoners want people-friendly streets" is the message we're hearing from the capital's cyclists and pedestrians as we prepare for the third Blackfriars Flashride exactly a week away. Every person who comes will add weight to that message...

Event: Blackfriars protest 'Flashride 3'

MEET Outside Doggetts pub, at the southern end of Blackfriars Bridge, at 5.45pm for 6pm start (prompt - because it's getting dark so early) All Londoners are invited to show their displeasure to the Mayor and Transport for London's current plans ...

Blog post: New data shows Transport for London underestimating cycling growth at Blackfriars

Cycling trips on London’s main roads in Spring of this year were up by almost 200% on 2001, according to new data from the Transport for London business plan. This data undermines TfL's projections for cycling at Blackfriars, which were b...

Blog post: Hundreds of London cyclists turn out for Flashride to protest against Blackfriars 'urban motorways'

Estimates vary from 500 to 2000 but whatever the true number, a massive number of London cyclists occupied the whole of Blackfriars Bridgeon Friday night as a protest against Transport for London's plans to proceed with the flawed design for th...

Blog post: London Cyclists urged to join Flashride across Blackfriars Bridge on Friday 6pm

London Cyclists from all walks of life will meet outside Doggetts at the south end of Blackfriars Bridge tomorrow (Friday 29 July 2011) to show their anger at the Mayor and Transport for London. There'll be a slow ride across the bridge in each...

Blog post: Videos from 2004 and 2011 show how little has changed at Blackfriars

In May 2004 over a thousand cyclists joined the mass ride memorial to Vicki McCreery who died under the wheels of a bus as she cycled across Blackfriars Bridge. Her friend Kirsten sent us this video of the memorial ride: Vicki was the second c...

Blog post: Why did Transport for London reject its own cycle-friendly Blackfriars design?

photo Hundreds of protestors demonstrated against the latest designs proposed for Blackfriars Bridge What the hundreds of cyclists who demonstrated on Blackfriars Bridge this morning might not know is that, four years ago, Transport for Londo...