Everything tagged with bow

Blog post: One year on from Boris’s promise: CS2 upgrade and new cycle superhighways must be implemented without delay

A year ago today, the Mayor of London made a promise during the opening of the extension to Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford: that Cycle Superhighway 2 would be overhauled, with cyclists physically separated from vehicles. The announceme...

Blog post: Will Cycle Superhighways solve congestion problems?

Despite the anonymous scaremongering reported in the press and coming from some businesses opposed to the Cycling Superhighway projects in London there is a real chance that better cycling infrastructure can be part of the solution to motor vehi...

Blog post: Why it’s so important that CS2 upgrade goes ahead – and to a high standard

Today we were sent headcam footage of LCC member Honor being hit on CS2.  It’s no secret that CS2 needs urgently rebuilding. This footage is yet another very clear example of why. Fortunately Honor is OK, but six cyclists have died o...

Blog post: Cycle Superhighway 2 upgrade better for everyone

The impact study of the dramatic upgrade to the cycle superhighway from Aldgate to Bow shows benefits for all road users. Figures released by Transport for London are better than many had feared. Increased time on some journeys by car and bus ar...

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...