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Blog post: Mayor dithers while Transport for London advises cyclists to avoid Bow roundabout

  In Wednesday's Mayor’s Questions, Boris Johnson refused to admit there are fundamental design problems at Bow roundabout, despite two cyclist deaths there in recent weeks. His response contrasted strongly with advice from Transpor...

Blog post: Police fine cyclists £30 and tell them to ride around killer Bow roundabout

A London cyclist has written to us to explain how she was fined £30 by police and ordered to ride around the Bow roundabout – a location where two cyclists have died in recent weeks – despite riding lawfully on a shared-use pat...

Blog post: Local cyclists to commemorate Bow fatalities with candlelit vigil at roundabout on Friday

Local London Cycling Campaign groups in Tower Hamlets and Newham are organising a candlelit vigil at Bow roundabout on the evening of Friday 18 November 2011 to commemorate the two cyclists killed there in recent weeks. Representatives from Tow...

Blog post: Please take 20 seconds to tell the Mayor of London cyclists need a safe Bow roundabout

Currently the choices for cyclists at the Bow roundabout are: 1. Use the 'Superhighway' 2. Use the flyover In a civilised city, neither of these is acceptable... Today, we've written to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson telling him Bow rou...

Blog post: Open letter sent to Mayor Boris Johnson by a family friend of Bow cyclist fatality Brian Dorling

This is an open letter sent by a family friend of Brian Dorling to the Mayor Boris Johnson. Mr Dorling was run over by a lorry on Monday 24 October, at Bow roundabout, a location that forms part of Cycle Superhighway 2.   The lett...

Blog post: Cyclists appalled at latest fatality on Cycle Superhighway at Bow roundabout

A 58-year-old cyclist, travelling to work at the Olympic site, was killed in a crash with a tipper lorry at the Bow roundabout on Cycle Superhighway 2, reported the BBC. We and all London cyclists are distressed to hear of this tragedy, an...

Blog post: River Lea towpath link in Bow attracts thousands of walkers and cyclists

Earlier this year, we reported that the so-called ‘missing link’ towpath under Bow Flyover would be built. Last month the suspended platform has been installed, attracting thousands of walkers and cyclists. Local LCC groups campaig...

Blog post: Wandsworth and Bow Superhighways fall short of mayoral ambitions for London cycling

London’s two newest Cycle Superhighways, 2 and 8, are being launched this week. It's disappointing that both will stop short of their original planned destinations. In both cases local authorities, Newham and Westminster, appear to be the ...