Everything tagged with motion

Blog post: All-party London assembly motion tells Mayor cyclist safety must come before 'smoothing the flow'

An all-party motion (full text below) passed in the London Assembly on Wednesday 14 December 2011 has called for a review of every dangerous junction in Greater London. What still hasn't emerged is a date for the review of Bow roundabout and the ...

Blog post: Mayor ignores calls for immediate action at Bow roundabout with no action on promised safety review

Three weeks after promising a review of cyclist safety at Bow roundabout Mayor Boris Johnson still hasn't set a timetable for it to report, despite families and campaigners calling for urgent action.  BBC London Transport Editor Tom Edward...

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: Is it the Mayor or Transport for London pushing through flawed Blackfriars plans?

Transport for London is ignoring the London Assembly's all-party call for a review of Blackfriars Bridge and a retention of the 20mph speed limit. TfL has issued a press release saying that it will start works on the bridge this Friday, 31 July...

Blog post: All-party support for London Assembly motion calling for rethink of Blackfriars junction

PHOTO: We presented our petition and petition photo collage to London Assembly members to encourage them to support our Blackfriars demands Conservative members joined all other parties in the London Assembly to call for a review of plans to sc...

Blog post: Conservative Assembly Members turn their backs on Blackfriars cyclist safety debate

Today, Conservative members of the London Assembly walked out of the chamber before the scheduled debate on reducing the speed limit at Blackfriars Bridge to 20mph. Sadly, this move killed the debate on this vitally important issue. Ou...

Blog post: Blackfriars: It's time to put people first in our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocked off...

Blog post: Blackfriars: an opportunity to rethink how we design our city centre

Tomorrow is something of a watershed, when the London Assembly will vote on what might seem like a fairly trivial matter of a 20mph speed limit on one bridge in central London. It isn't trivial to people like Clare Gerada, the cyclist knocke...