Everything tagged with Bow Roundabout

Blog post: We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safe

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

Blog post: LCC reminds Mayor that badly designed streets and junctions are responsible for deterring millions of Londoners from cycling, not campaigners trying to improve conditions

The London Cycling Campaign has reminded Mayor Boris Johnson that it is poorly designed streets and unsafe junctions, many of them under his control, that put people off cycling. Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said, "Countless surveys show that mo...

Blog post: Anniversary of Bow death highlights need to improve driving standards and lorry safety

At around 5pm on 11 November 2011, just over one year ago, 34-year-old Svitlana Tereschenko (pictured above) was killed while cycling home from her job as a shop manager at Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford. Lana, as she was known to her m...

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: LCC warns Transport for London that 'early start' is dangerous to cycling at large junctions

The London Cycling Campaign has written to Transport for London warning it not to replicate the 'early start' facility that has been installed at the eastbound entrance to Bow roundabout at similar large junctions. Read our letter here At pres...

Blog post: Hundreds of cyclists support Tour du Danger protest against 10 worst junctions in London

Hundreds of cyclists turned on Saturday 12 November 2011 to protest against the lack of cycling facilities at London's 10 worst junctions.  The ride was the idea of London Cycling Award-winning campaigner and blogger Danny Williams and iBi...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign demands immediate Bow redesign after roundabout claims second victim in three weeks

There have been vehement calls for an immediate redesign of the Bow roundabout, after news that tonight it claimed the life of a second cyclist in three weeks. The London cycling community has been stunned by the news that a 20-year-old female ...