Everything tagged with mayor of london

Blog post: What to look for in a borough Transport Strategy/LIP

  Councils will be working hard now to make sure that their “Local Implementation Plans” (or LIPs) are up to scratch. They are the main way boroughs get funding from Transport for London (TfL) outside of specific funding p...

Blog post: Westminster’s Oxford Street area plan too weak

After rejecting Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street, Westminster Council pledged to present plans later this year, stating that “doing nothing to improve the area is not an option”.  On Wednesday, they...

Blog post: Mayor launches three new Quietways, but where’s the quality?

(The video was shot with information that the Mayor would attend the launch, but he did not.) Today, at the junction of Newcomen Street and Borough High Street, the Walking and Cycling Commissioner, Will Norman, formally opened three new sectio...

Blog post: Sadiq’s new Quietways a “substandard distraction” says LCC

(The video was shot with information that the Mayor would attend the launch, but he did not.) Today, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced the opening of significant sections of three Quietways schemes in Southwark, Newham and Redbridge. B...

Blog post: City Transport Strategy a major win on cycling

The City of London’s draft Transport Strategy, due for ratification by the Planning and Transportation Committee on 30 October, is quite a document. You can read it in full here: http://democracy.cityoflondon.gov.uk/documents/s102969/Draf...

Blog post: Mayor’s timeline on junctions doesn’t add up

Following our hand-in of nearly 3,000 signatures to our "Fix the Junctions" petition, London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon pressed Mayor Sadiq Khan on his progess on the most dangerous junctions. The Mayor had pledged during our Si...

Blog post: Private Hire Vehicles to get congestion charged?

Photo credit: Simon Doggett   TfL has just finished consulting on proposals to change the central London’s congestion charging – primarily to remove the current exemption for private hire vehicles. Given that TfL attribut...

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...