Everything tagged with mayor

Blog post: "A City For All Londoners" lays out Mayor's vision

The new Mayor has launched a consultation on his vision for London as a "City for all Londoners". You have until 11 December to feed back to it via the discussion forums here or via email here. Our full response will be published soon. In the m...

Blog post: Take action: Tell Mayor Sadiq Khan you want "A City for All Londoners"

The new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has published his vision document, indicating key policy themes for his first term and beyond. And you can have your say on it here. Our Infrastructure Campaigner's initial assessment is that the document contains man...

Blog post: AGM 2016 report

Our annual conference started with a look at the state of play for the charity right now and where we intend to go in the next year. Finances – Ashok Sinha, our CEO, laid out the rather grim circumstances charities are currently operating...

Blog post: Val Shawcross announces new Cycle Superhighways at LCC AGM

Speaking to our AGM, the Deputy Mayor for Transport under new Mayor Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross emphasised the Mayor, the London Assembly and TfL’s ongoing commitment to cycling – as well as dropping in some surprise announcements. It...

Blog post: Have your say: GLA congestion inquiry

The London Assembly’s Transport Committee is investigating issues around rising congestion in London. They say: “Following a long period of relative stability, London’s roads have been getting busier and more congested for at l...

Blog post: Mayor moves forward on CS11

Following the announcement of the new Mayor of London approving the extension to the North-South Cycle Superhighway, the Mayor has today announced his intention to move forward with CS11 also. TfL has published its report on the consultation fo...

Blog post: What did Boris ever do for cycling?

LCC's Infrastructure Campaigner, Simon Munk assesses the impact that Boris Johnson has had on cycling in London Elected for his first term in May 2008, Boris Johnson immediately showed a keen interest in transport - if not cycling directly. Ple...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign hails Mayor and Commissioner’s cycling vision a “huge opportunity”

The London Cycling Campaign welcome the Mayor and Cycling Commissioner’s “Human Streets: The Mayor’s Vision For Cycling Three Years On” Mayor Boris Johnson and Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan have this week publishe...

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...