Everything tagged with go dutch

Blog post: Royal College Street cycle tracks in Camden use planters and rumble strips to protect cyclists from motor traffic

A £50,000 scheme to improve Royal College Street in Camden has been praised for keeping cyclists away from motor traffic. Previously, the street had a two-way track on one side of the street, which was kerb-separated from the one-way carr...

Blog post: Prime Minister’s new funding falls massively below the level of investment needed to make cycling “soar”

Prime Minister David Cameron this week announced a modest £77 million to boost cycling infrastructure across the whole of the UK - a sum of money that can’t possibly address decades of underfunding. The money will be put towards a n...

Blog post: Cycling fatality in Archway - we call on Londoners to join our ‘space for cycling’ protest on Monday 2 September

After a man in his sixties was killed cycling in Archway this morning, we've renewed our call for Londoners to join our protest ride on 2 September telling the Mayor that city streets must be made much safer for cycling. Details of ‘space...

Blog post: Voice of the Month: Dr Rachel Aldred from the University of Westminster explains why 'space for cycling' is so important at Aldgate

Dr Rachel Aldred (pictured below) is senior lecturer in transport at the University of Westminster, as well as being a London Cycling Campaign trustee. Here, she looks at plans for the Aldgate gyratory, and explains why 'space for cycling' is so i...

Blog post: Interview: Brian Deegan, Cycle Planner/Engineer

In his last job, at the London Borough of Camden, Brian Deegan made a name for himself as an engineer who understood cycling and who was prepared to push the envelope on street design. His unusual (for London) solution in Royal College Street is d...

Blog post: Transport for London shows off potential new cycling facilities being tested by the Transport Research Laboratory

LCC's campaigns officer Charlie Lloyd and a group of other transport experts were invited to visit Transport Research Laboratory, a company undertaking research into Dutch-style cycling facilities in the midst of a Berkshire forest on behalf of Tr...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign protests against Westminster Council plans for Haymarket and Lower Regent Street

View Larger Map This is despite council statistics showing huge increases in people cycling to work in Westminster in recent years. Haymarket and Lower Regent Street are two one-way streets with high volumes of fast taxis, buses, coaches, cars a...

Blog post: LCC trustee and Westminster University academic Rachel Aldred highlights the Policy Forum Seminar series

The London Cycling Campaign Policy Forum launched its regular seminar series this week with a packed event attended by around 120 people at Westminster University. Participants flocked to hear Andrew Gilligan, London's new Cycling Commissioner,...

Blog post: Transport for London cycling supremo, Ben Plowden, talks to the London Cycling Campaign

The man in charge of Transport for London's cycling provision - Director of Better Routes and Places, Ben Plowden - spoke with LCC's Tom Bogdanowicz. TB: In April 2012, the Mayor signed up to three Love London, Go Dutch pledges: (1) Go Dutch pr...

Blog post: LCC welcomes appointment of Andrew Gilligan as Mayor's new Cycling Commissioner

Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard journalist Andrew Gilligan has just been appointed to perhaps the most exciting job in London: the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner. A daily cycle commuter and regular commenter on cycling in London, Gilligan wi...

Blog post: A Britain fit for cycling: our response to the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group inquiry

The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group is a group of British MPs and peers from all parties who want to promote cycling. They have launched an investigation into the barriers to cycling in the UK and will run six sessions to collect evidence o...

Blog post: TfL abandons flawed Lambeth roundabout in favour of trial of Dutch cycling design

Transport for London has decided not to proceed with its flawed proposal for the northern Lambeth Bridge roundabout, instead trialling a Dutch-style design suggested by us and other campaigners. You can see how the roundabout works in the video...

Blog post: Bow to Stratford CS2 shows TfL starting to adopt Dutch principles for cycling provision

We’re delighted with many aspects of the designs for the second section of Cycle Superhighway 2, which are open to consultation until 11 February 2013. You can make your views known to TfL on its proposals via barclayscyclesuperhighways@t...

Blog post: We think 2012 has been the London Cycling Campaign's most successful year so far

January 2012 started with the commitment by Boris Johnson to review hundreds of dangerous junctions all over the city as a result of months of lobbying by LCC in the wake of the disastrous redesign of Blackfriars and Bow roundabout, where two p...

Discussion: '£4 million cycle track' for Tolworth - work starts

Work has started on the ground in preparation for a £4 million pound scheme to enhance Tolworth Broadway, including removal of the central guard rail between the carriageways and replacement with a central 'greenway'. Lighting columns have ...