Everything tagged with stratford

Discussion: CS2 - Bow Flyover Option

So when the CS2 Bow to Stratford extension opened there was some criticism that route still utilised the roundabout, which to be honest is pretty fair criticism. The safest way to avoid Bow roundabout is, well, to avoid Bow Roundabout and use the ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign calls on supporters to email Mayor with demand to upgrade CS2 to continental standards

Responding to the fact that five Londoners have died cycling on our city streets in the last nine days, the London Cycling Campaign is calling on Mayor Boris Johnson to take immediate action to improve cycle safety. We've created an email actio...

Blog post: Major success for LCC as Mayor opens Dutch-style extension to Superhighway 2 and promises substantial upgrade to inner section

Today, the London Cycling Campaign hailed a major success as Mayor Boris Johnson (pictured above) opened the Dutch-style extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford (read more) and committed to upgrade the inner section to a much hig...

Blog post: Mayor's Cycle SuperHighway 2 extension the first step towards Going Dutch for London cyclists

The extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow roundabout to Stratford is now in place (mostly), and it looks like it could be the start of something really good for London cycling. We shot a video going east and then west (see above): the qual...

Blog post: Join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride this Friday calling for clear space for cycling on our streets

At 6pm on Friday 12 July, all Londoners are invited to join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride from Tower Hill to Aldgate calling on the Mayor to provide dedicated space for cycling across the capital. Protest ride details Meet 6pm for...

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: Westfield Stratford shopping centre still in line for worst bike lanes in London prize

Westfield Stratford came in for a lot of stick for the sheer awfulness of its bike lanes earlier this year, and it doesn't look like its latest solution will enhance its reputation. Rather than embracing the principles of Go Dutch (equality, co...

Blog post: Police fine cyclists £30 and tell them to ride around killer Bow roundabout

A London cyclist has written to us to explain how she was fined £30 by police and ordered to ride around the Bow roundabout – a location where two cyclists have died in recent weeks – despite riding lawfully on a shared-use pat...

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...