Everything tagged with cycle superhighways

Blog post: Superhighways consultation gets one of the 'highest responses ever' - and 80% supportive

Transport for London's consultations on the North-South and East-West cycle superhighway plans closed yesterday (Sunday 9th November) with one of the 'highest responses ever'. Over 14,000 people responded to the consultations, with 80% of respon...

Blog post: Last chance to have your say on the new Cycle Superhighways plans'

This article was originally posted on the Green Alliance Blog.   In 2013, the mayor of London Boris Johnson published his Vision for Cycling, a document which we described as “one of the most ambitious plans to promote cycling ever pr...

Blog post: One year on from Boris’s promise: CS2 upgrade and new cycle superhighways must be implemented without delay

A year ago today, the Mayor of London made a promise during the opening of the extension to Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford: that Cycle Superhighway 2 would be overhauled, with cyclists physically separated from vehicles. The announceme...

Blog post: Will Cycle Superhighways solve congestion problems?

Despite the anonymous scaremongering reported in the press and coming from some businesses opposed to the Cycling Superhighway projects in London there is a real chance that better cycling infrastructure can be part of the solution to motor vehi...

Blog post: Why it’s so important that CS2 upgrade goes ahead – and to a high standard

Today we were sent headcam footage of LCC member Honor being hit on CS2.  It’s no secret that CS2 needs urgently rebuilding. This footage is yet another very clear example of why. Fortunately Honor is OK, but six cyclists have died o...

Blog post: LCC says TfL board member’s conflict of interest on superhighways must end

London Cycling Campaign is calling for a Transport for London board member to step aside from discussions on the new cycle superhighways scheme due to a clear conflict of interest. Peter Anderson, Finance Director of Canary Wharf Group PLC &ndash...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes ‘long overdue’ upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the arrival of long-awaited plans to improve Cycle Superhighway Route 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout. Six cyclists have died on this route since it became a cycling superhighway in 2011. The original r...

Blog post: Stand up for space for cycling: tell TfL why you support the new Cycle Superhighways plans

Take action now: show your support for the new cycle superhighways Earlier this month, Transport for London unveiled its impressive designs for two new cycle superhighways in central London. And we think they're good. Not perfect, but a ma...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign writes to Mayor calling on him to provide safe space4cycling in Central London

In the wake of the two #space4cycling protest rides, we've written to the Mayor Boris Johnson calling on his to reaffirm his 2012 commitment to bring all Cycle Superhighways up to Go Dutch standards. We're also calling on the Mayor to make major ...

Blog post: Book Review: The Bluffer's Guide to Cycling

The Bluffer's Guide to Cycling £6.99Rob AinsleyJust back, Lycra-clad, from a three-hour 100km spin on your ultra-everything road bike? Then don't read The Bluffers Guide to Cycling. It's like getting a puncture — this book is the great...

Blog post: 'Except Cycles' signs legal at last: London Cycling Campaign welcomes unrestricted access

The Department for Transport is removing restrictions on 'Except Cycles' being added to 'No Entry' road signs, offering potential safety benefits and shorter journeys for cyclists. Transport minister Norman Baker announced a series of chan...