Everything tagged with ashok sinha

Blog post: Comment: Ashok Sinha reflects on our Space For Cycling campaign

 London Cycling Campaign’s chief executive, Dr. Ashok Sinha, looks at the success of our recent campaign.  Phew! I have to pinch myself at times but yes, we did it. We pulled off the Space for Cycling campaign — and how...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign calls on Boris Johnson to protect investment in cycling from Treasury cuts

London’s ambitious Vision for Cycling in London must be protected from Treasury cuts, the London Cycling Campaign has told Boris Johnson. Earlier this year, the Mayor promised £386m for cycling over the remainder of his current term...

Blog post: Ashok Sinha explains why London cyclists should be keeping an eye on George Osborne later this month

As well as welcoming readers to the new London Cyclist Monthly e-newsletter, LCC chief executive Ashok Sinha also explains why it's now more important than ever to keep cycling at the top of the political agenda. 

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Blog post: Prime Minister to create £1 billion cross-departmental body to encourage pro-cycling policy in government

According to reports on the BikeBiz website, the Coalition Government is on the point of creating a new £1 billion 'Office for Active Travel' (OAT) to promote cycling and walking policy across ministries. The OAT is likely to receive cros...

Blog post: Ashok Sinha: Is London the 'best big city in the world'?

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha asks if the capital’s standing is improving against other big cities. Is London the ‘best big city in the world’? Much depends on how you define ‘best’ and &lsquo...

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: Ashok Sinha: Why is the law so inconsistent when it deals with cyclists hurt on the road?

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha ponders the inconsistencies in the law following a number of controversial trial verdicts Wlodzimierz Umaniec is an artist. He is also now a jailed criminal. Founder of the ‘yellowism&rs...

Blog post: Please take 20 seconds to tell the Mayor of London cyclists need a safe Bow roundabout

Currently the choices for cyclists at the Bow roundabout are: 1. Use the 'Superhighway' 2. Use the flyover In a civilised city, neither of these is acceptable... Today, we've written to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson telling him Bow rou...