Everything tagged with pedestrians

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes focus on improving worst junctions but warns that traffic models still block cycle and pedestrian safety

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed today’s announcement by Mayor Boris Johnson of a timetable for making London’s most dangerous junctions safer for cycling. This is a much need injection of urgency into the Mayor’s Bett...

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: 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...

Blog post: Kings Cross Xmas vigil will ask: "Why are London cyclists at least twice as likely to suffer fatal crashes as the Dutch?"

From 6pm on Tuesday 20 December 2011 cyclists, pedestrians, and friends and family of recent crash victims will gather outside King's Cross station for a Xmas vigil to remember loved ones and highlight the unacceptable death toll on the capital&...

Blog post: Report claiming Westminster parking charges will cause economic misery based on "guessing"

Respected transport journalist (and London Cycling Campaign board member) Christian Wolmar has reported finding serious flaws in widely published predictions that the proposed Westminster car parking charges will cost the capital 5000 jobs and &po...

Discussion: Stricter liability for the UK

In the most recent issue of London Cyclist we discuss (not for the first time) the advantages of stricter liability for vulnerable road users. Stricter liability is a call for a road users' insurance to cover the costs of damages when a more vuln...

Blog post: People-friendly Elephant and Castle regeneration plan axed by Transport for London

A new ‘Trafalgar Square’, a people-friendly space in a run-down area of South London: surely this is something our Mayor would embrace? Elephant and Castle has become the latest victim of Transport for London and the Mayor’s s...