Everything tagged with cycle lanes

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: Daughter of Bow victim joins cyclists calling for scrapping of Richmond cycle-lane removal plan

Alex Dorling, whose father Brian was killed at Bow roundabout last year, has joined Richmond Cycling Campaign in accusing the council of disregarding cyclist safety and ignoring public opinion for proposing the removal of a mandatory cycle lane ...

Blog post: Westfield Stratford cements reputation as the worst designer of cycle lanes in London

It’s hard to believe that anyone could have designed, built or approved the latest cycle lane disasters at the new Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, East London (see photos above and below). The shopping giant has already been ...

Discussion: Blackfriars Bridge - south side

With all Blackfriars campaigning seeming to focus on the north end of the bridge (quite rightly - it's a particularly hairy stretch now that all the motor traffic's squeezing down to a single lane) has there been anything about the southern end of...

Blog post: Westfield Stratford fast earning reputation for having the worst cycle lanes in London

Not content with erecting road signs in the middle of bike lanes outside its new shopping centre in (see photo below), Westfield Stratford now has a track with cobbles dotted along its entire length (above). The concrete cobbles in Westfield Av...

Blog post: We set out the key principles for our Go Dutch campaign for best-practice street design

Earlier this week, in the Guardian Bike Blog, journalist Matthew Wright made several incorrect assumptions about our 'Go Dutch' campaign. We're pleased the media are so interested in our campaign (it doesn't launch officially until January), bu...

Blog post: Stratford Westfield shows new developments encourage short trips by car not bike

Hundreds of thousands of Londoners this week had a bit of a chuckle at the obstructions in the cycle lanes outside the new Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, which were given plenty of publicity on the Londonist blog.However, as Waltham Fores...