Everything tagged with roundabout

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...

Discussion: Lambeth Bridge Roundabout: TfL abandon proposals

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Transport for London have now announced that they have abandoned their controversial proposals for the Lambeth Bridge roundabout on the Westminster side of the river. T...

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: 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...

Discussion: TfL press ahead with Lambeth Bridge northern roundabout works

LCC Westminster website » LCC Westminster discussions index » Board papers released by Transport for London state that "Following consultation with local stakeholders, representatives from the London boroughs and leading cycling and...

Discussion: Campaigners work with TfL to improve Ace of Spades junction

Kingston Cyclists recently received an invitation to discuss the upgrade of the pedestrian bridge at the Ace of Spades (Hook Road) roundabout across the A3. Although the original plan was just to deal with wear and tear by simply replacing like-wi...

Blog post: Transport for London must consider Dutch solution to make Waterloo roundabout safe

LCC is asking Transport for London to go back to the drawing board with its design for Waterloo roundabout, and to announce a timetable for a complete overhaul of this major junction to make it safe and inviting for all Londoners to cycle. We w...

Discussion: Lambeth Bridge roundabout: TfL could do better

Cycle campaigners have been unanimous in criticizing the design of the scheme Transport for London is proposing for the roundabout on the Westminster side of Lambeth Bridge. As part of its Better Junctions programme, TfL has been consulting the...

Blog post: Cyclists say redesign of Lambeth Bridge roundabout must follow Go Dutch principles

We’re calling for a Dutch-style roundabout (pictured above) to be installed where Lambeth Bridge meets Embankment in preference to the inadequate solution proposed by Transport for London as part of its Junctions Review. The current layou...

Discussion: TfL Junction Review: Lambeth Bridge northern roundabout

  Hi all, I've just received an e-mail from TfL regarding proposed 'improvements' to the roundabout at the north end of Lambeth Bridge. My initial thoughts: I am underwhelmed. Did LCC make any contribution to the design process? What ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign secures redesign of lethal roundabout at Bow

Responding to pressure from the London Cycling Campaign and others, Transport for London has announced it will redesign the lethal roundabout at Bow to make it safer for cyclists. The move comes just weeks after LCC persuaded 2750 London cyclis...

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: Mayor admits to Dorling family he was unaware of vital report on Bow Roundabout

Mayor Boris Johnson has admitted to the family of cyclist Brian Dorling, killed at Bow roundabout, and London Assembly members that he was unaware of a vital report by consultants on the dangers of the junction. London Cycling Campaign chief ex...

Blog post: Hundreds turn out for Bow vigil but Transport for London fails to commit to improving safety

On Friday 18 November 2011 a large crowd of wellwishers joined friends and relatives to pay their respects at a candlelit vigil in honour of the two cyclists who died recently at Bow roundabout. A ghost bike was installed on the northern side o...

Blog post: Mayor must explain why consultants’ recommendations to make Bow roundabout safer were rejected

Transport for London received clear advice from Jacobs Consultancy that Bow roundabout must be made safer for cycling more than a year before the two recent deaths took place at the junction. The recommendations, contained in a Cycle Superhighw...