Everything tagged with olympic park

Blog post: Cycling facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a massively wasted opportunity, typified by the fact that the entrance is a staircase

This staircase is the main western cycling entrance to the the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in NE London  Cycle across Victoria Park, over the cycling and pedestrian bridge to Hackney Wick, down Wallis Road and you arrive at the main weste...

Blog post: Best Rides: Olympic Park architecture

View QE Olympic Park ride in a larger map Tom Bogdanowicz, author of the London Cycling Guide – the best-selling guide to bike rides in the capital – tours the architectural masterpieces in the QEII Olympic Park, along a route th...

Blog post: Cycle route closure reversed in Olympic Park after objections

Closure of cycle route through Olympic Park reversed after objections from London Cycling Campaign and other stakeholders Plans to close key Olympic Park bike routes at night are being dropped following intervention by LCC and other stakeholder...

Blog post: Mayor pledges 20mph across Olympic Park amid calls for higher standards for cycling facilities

Mayor Boris Johnson says the Olympic Park, a future hub of leisure ands sports activity in East London, will have a 20mph speed limit on all roads. Writing to London Assembly member Jenny Jones, Johnson states “there will be a 20mph speed...

Blog post: Safe bike lanes and junctions will persuade us to cycle more, say the majority of Londoners

The next Mayor of London must prioritise safe and convenient bike lanes and make junctions and roundabouts less dangerous if they want to encourage more cycling, according to a YouGov survey published today. The survey, which suggests over half...