Everything tagged with bow

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes ‘long overdue’ upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the arrival of long-awaited plans to improve Cycle Superhighway Route 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout. Six cyclists have died on this route since it became a cycling superhighway in 2011. The original r...

Discussion: CS2 - Bow Flyover Option

So when the CS2 Bow to Stratford extension opened there was some criticism that route still utilised the roundabout, which to be honest is pretty fair criticism. The safest way to avoid Bow roundabout is, well, to avoid Bow Roundabout and use the ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign calls on supporters to email Mayor with demand to upgrade CS2 to continental standards

Responding to the fact that five Londoners have died cycling on our city streets in the last nine days, the London Cycling Campaign is calling on Mayor Boris Johnson to take immediate action to improve cycle safety. We've created an email actio...

Blog post: LCC urges Londoners to join Space for Cycling protest at Bow roundabout tonight calling for Mayor to take immediate action to make cycling safe

Space for Cycling protest, 13th November 2013 The London Cycling Campaign is calling on all Londoners to join our Space for Cycling protest at Bow roundabout tonight (details below), organised in response to yet another death at the failed junc...

Blog post: Major success for LCC as Mayor opens Dutch-style extension to Superhighway 2 and promises substantial upgrade to inner section

Today, the London Cycling Campaign hailed a major success as Mayor Boris Johnson (pictured above) opened the Dutch-style extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford (read more) and committed to upgrade the inner section to a much hig...

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: Coroner says Cycle Superhighway 2 design was "an accident waiting to happen"

The coroner Mary Hassell into the inquest of cyclist Brian Dorling has called Superhighway 2 "an accident waiting to happen". She's taken a strong interest in the layout and design process of this, one of the Mayor Boris Johnson's flagship cycl...

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...

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...

Blog post: Transport for London design for westbound junction of Bow won't guarantee cyclist safety

LCC has written to Transport for London calling for separate cyclist crossings at Bow roundabout, rather than persisting with the flawed 'early start' design, which offers cyclists just 2 seconds head start to cross this large dangerous junction...

Blog post: Transport for London announces 50 dangerous junctions to be made safer for cycling in 2013

Following months of consultation with LCC and others, Transport for London has announced 100 junctions that will be made safer for cycling and walking, with 50 to be completed by the end of 2013. These 50 form part of another list of 100, which...

Blog post: River Lea towpath closed: local residents protest at lack of walking and cycling facilities at Olympic Park

Local residents have organised a protest against the closure of the River Lea towpath near the Olympic Park, which is now out of bounds for security reasons until the end of the Paralympics on 10 September 2012. Join the protest Facebook group ...

Blog post: Changes to eastbound junction at Bow an improvement but cyclists and walkers still at risk

London Cycling Campaign has expressed concern that the new junction design on the western side of Bow roundabout, which opened on Friday 1 June 2012, isn’t making cycling eastwards significantly safer because of flaws in its design and a l...

Blog post: Cyclist appeals for witnesses after morning rush-hour hit and run collision in East London

A London Cycling Campaign member was victim of a hit-and-run collision with a motor car at 8:35am this morning (10 April 2012) in East London, and he's appealing for witnesses. The collision took place at the junction of Campbell Road...