Everything tagged with mayor of london

Blog post: Another day, another junction, another delay, another collision

The depressing cycle of inaction on the most dangerous junctions in London continues. Join us in demanding that ends now in our petition: sign here. In the last week, there have been three bits of bad news and one bit of good on the progress on...

Blog post: Mayor announces “Vision Zero” plan to cut injuries on our roads

Following on from the Mayor’s Transport Strategy, City Hall and TfL are now publishing a series of “action plans” over specific elements of the strategy – giving some extra substance and interim targets to how London will...

Blog post: Mayor and TfL launch broadsides at Westminster

At the same time as the Mayor of London released his full letter to Cllr Nickie Aiken, leader of Westminster Council, Transport for London (TfL) have published its consultation report on the Oxford Street scheme. Both documents make clear the fu...

Blog post: Manchester set to steal London’s cycling crown?

Mayor Sadiq Khan has admitted he has only built 14km of cycle tracks since coming to power. Our work-in-progress London cycle infrastructure map shows that compared to that, during Boris Johnson’s Mayoralty, London gained 41km of main road...

Blog post: Westminster launching CS11 judicial review, after Oxford Street opposition

Westminster Council's leaders intend to launch a judicial review against Cycle Superhighway CS11 works starting at Swiss Cottage, it has been revealed by The Guardian. The news comes a week after the council's leaders declared the removal of mot...

Blog post: Map to track Sadiq's pledge

Use the URL http://bit.ly/LDNcycletracks for our new work-in-progress map to track Sadiq Khan's #signforcycling election pledge to triple the mileage of protected space for cycling on main roads. We've included layers in this map (...

Blog post: Oxford Street “off the table” says Westminster

The leadership of Westminster Council have without warning, announced they are taking the current proposals to remove motor traffic from Oxford Street “off the table for good”, despite lending their support to the previous publi...

Blog post: Liveable London conference announced

LCC has partnered with the Dutch Embassy to create the new invite-only "Liveable London Conference" on 13 June for council officers, as part of the City of London's City Cycling Festival. The conference, sponsored by ofo and Rosehill, is set to...

Blog post: Petition: fix London’s most lethal junctions

Last week, another cyclist died at an infamously dangerous junction under the Blackwall Tunnel Approach in Greenwich, a junction nicknamed locally as the “crossing of death”. We don't have details of the collision yet, but the site w...

Blog post: London Assembly tells Mayor to beef up cycle track design, delivery

The London Assembly’s comprehensive report on cycling tells the Mayor to make the London Cycle Design Standards a required part of the planning process in the capital. It also wants him to publish timetables for infrastructure delivery. Th...

Blog post: Assembly report into cycling infrastructure launches

The London Assembly’s Transport Committee report into its cycling infrastructure investigation is out. Simon Munk, our Infrastructure Campaigner, gave evidence to the inquiry as part of a panel, is quoted in the report and provided the dra...

Blog post: Thanks for your help! TfL consultations showcase LCC campaigning

A slew of the latest consultation results reports from TfL showcase how your help and LCC’s campaigning work have led to big wins for cycling in London… Cycle Superhighway CS4 Over 3,000 people responded directly to the consultati...

Blog post: Huge public support for Cycle Superhighway CS9 despite bikelash

The numbers are in, and nearly 60% of the 5,388 responses to the Cycle Superhighway 9 (CS9) consultation supported the proposals, despite a furious bikelash from ward Councillors, some retailers on Chiswick High Road and some residents. The pla...

Blog post: 2 minute action: let’s get a bigger ULEZ

  The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (also known as the ULEZ) is part of Sadiq’s plan to cut the harmful levels of air pollution that Londoners are exposed to. The first stage in this plan starts in April 2019 in central London – with...

Blog post: Close the gates: all stakeholders agree to Regent’s Park CS11 plan

Westminster City Council and Crown Estates Paving Commission have written to LCC to confirm they will not oppose closing the gates of Regent’s Park to through motor traffic as part of the proposed new Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11).  Af...