Everything tagged with mayor

Blog post: Traffic police must recognise ‘carelessness is a crime’ in order to successfully tackle cycling injuries and death

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes the figures announced today showing a drop in the yearly rate of cyclists killed or seriously injured in collisions, but says traffic police need to recognise that carelessness is a crime, and this must be ta...

Blog post: LCC welcomes Mayor's call for improved lorry safety but also calls for Direct Vision lorries and driver training

The London Cycling Campaign has welcome the Mayor’s announcement to put his weight behind London Council’s proposals to make all lorries in London safer for cyclists and pedestrians. The new regulations would remove from London stre...

Discussion: Westminster awarded £938,000 for cycling initiatives

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » On 23 January 2014 the Mayor and Transport for London awarded over £17m to London boroughs so they can make key cycling improvements in their local areas. Th...

Blog post: The Mayor's answers to cycling questions

Below you’ll find Mayor Boris Johnson’s written responses to the questions relating to cycling tabled at the December 2013 session of Mayor’s Question Time. The Mayor provides written answers to those questions that are not posed...

Blog post: Superhighway blue paint is not adequate says coroner’s report into cycling deaths at Aldgate and Bow roundabout

Coroner Mary Hassell has told the Mayor Boris Johnson that “unbordered blue strips” of paint on the Cycle Superhighway 2 are “confusing” and lull cyclists “into a false sense of security”. Her ‘Preventi...

Blog post: The Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan tells us about his new role.

Andrew Gilligan talks to Tom Bogdanowicz about his new role as Cycling Commisioner and the exciting times ahead for London's cyclists. TB: You’re London’s first Cycling Commissioner — what is your vision for cycling in ...

Blog post: London Assembly calls on Boris Johnson to introduce more 20mph speed limits

The London Assembly has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to take action on road safety by introducing more 20mph limits on the capital’s roads.  The Mayor’s recent road safety action plan recognised that 20mph speed limits can imp...

Blog post: Mayor's Question Time Answers on Cycling December 2012

Round up of the latest set of Mayor's Questions on cycling. Assembly Members of the Greater London Authority (GLA) quiz the Mayor about his polices and responsibilities. This is one of the checks and balance on the Mayor and the bodies he is resp...

Blog post: Mayor puts Go Dutch on TfL agenda, so don't miss your chance to say where it should be implemented

Mayor Boris Johnson has written to LCC (see below) confirming he's told Transport for London to review our Love London, Go Dutch campaign to work out how its principles can be incorporated into the design of new cycling schemes in the capital. ...

Blog post: Massive gulf opens between two leading mayoral candidates as Livingstone supports Dutch cycling streets

Leading mayoral challenger Ken Livingstone has opened a massive gulf between his and Boris Johnson's cycling promises by committing to make London's streets safer for cycling with Dutch-quality facilities. The Labour candidate joins Liberal Dem...

Discussion: Joint Lambeth and Southwark Cyclists hustings meeting tonight

Come tonight to put the candidates standing for the London Assembly on the spot.  Ask them about their policies for cycling and other forms of sustainable transport in the borough at our joint election ‘hustings’ meeting for all ...

Blog post: Conservative Assembly Members urged to join Lab/Lib/Greens in backing 'Love London, Go Dutch' campaign

Every Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green Party member of the London Assembly has signed LCC's Love London, Go Dutch petition Our petition is calling on the mayoral candidates to make London more liveable by making our streets as safe and inviti...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign secures redesign of lethal roundabout at Bow

Responding to pressure from the London Cycling Campaign and others, Transport for London has announced it will redesign the lethal roundabout at Bow to make it safer for cyclists. The move comes just weeks after LCC persuaded 2750 London cyclis...

Blog post: Conservative London Assembly members shock cyclists by turning backs on junction safety debate

A key London Assembly motion on reducing road danger at junctions, following recent cyclists’ deaths, was dropped on Wednesday 7 December 2011 when Conservatives walked out of a plenary session making the meeting inquorate. LCC's Mike Cav...

Blog post: LCC publishes rejected Bow roundabout design, while Assembly Members ask mayor to explain cycling safety failures

London Cycling Campaign published a design showing how Bow roundabout could have been made safe according to its own recommendations and those of Transport for London’s consultants. New safety features: Traffic lights at all pedestrian...