Everything tagged with mayor of london

Blog post: Canary Wharf - Rotherhithe walking & cycling crossing moves forward

The Mayor and TfL has today announced a new potential river crossing for those walking and cycling (and not for motor traffic) east of Tower Bridge. Linking Rotherhithe on the southern side of the Thames - including the new Canada Water develop...

Blog post: Oxford Street: is Sadiq saying "no" to cycling?

More detailed plans for the "transformation" of Oxford Street have been announced this morning by the Mayor Sadiq Khan, his transport deputy Val Shawcross and the deputy leader of Westminster Council, Cllr Robert Davis. The good news is the plan...

Blog post: Will Norman speaks, and is debated, at LCC AGM

Walking & Cycling Commissioner Will Norman spoke on the Mayor’s progress at the London Cycling Campaign AGM on 19 October. The AGM also heard a motion criticising the pace of delivery on the Mayor’s pledges to LCC during our #sig...

Blog post: Second Cycle Superhighway announced – Tower Bridge to Greenwich

Following hot on the heels of the announcement of CS9 in west London last week, the Mayor of London has today opened the public consultation on CS4 from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. London Cycling Campaign will be producing a campaign action so e...

Blog post: New west London Cycle Superhighway announced

Today, the Mayor of London has taken a major and long-awaited step forward by opening public consultation on CS9 in west London between Olympia and Brentford. London Cycling Campaign will be producing a campaign action so everyone will easily a...

Blog post: Will Norman speaks out on 9 Elms

We will ensure that the final designs for Nine Elms Lane and Battersea Park Road offer a safe, high quality cycle route that can be used by all Londoners to travel between Battersea and Vauxhall." Following on from our blog attacking the re...

Blog post: Take action: take 2 minutes to save “Go Dutch”

Good news: the flood gates have opened, and we’re seeing finally seeing a lot of major cycling and walking schemes coming forward under the Mayor Sadiq Khan.  Bad news: while a couple are excellent, the majority are nowhere near good...

Blog post: Mayor and TfL must put walking and cycling first in design and planning

This is a guest blog by Tom Harrison, the Chair of LCC's new Infrastructure Advisory Panel, which will be supporting LCC's consultation responses . All views expressed in this blog are his own. The last few weeks have seen two strategic documen...

Blog post: Nine Elms “better than Amsterdam”? Not likely!

Boris Johnson promised the Battersea and Nine Elms area would be “better than Amsterdam” for cycling, Lambeth’s Cycling Strategy says it aims to be the “most cycle friendly borough in London”, and TfL says "the prop...

Blog post: Mayor launches new Transport Strategy – LCC’s initial take

The Mayor has announced a new Transport Strategy, covering up to 2041 and even beyond on some pledges. It’s out for public consultation until 2 October, and we’re keen for you to feed into our Cyclescape thread. We’ll then asse...

Blog post: Strategic Cycling Analysis – the future of London cycling, mapped

TfL’s Strategic Cycling Analysis (SCA) could be just about the biggest thing to happen for cycling in London in some time. It’s almost certain to be the biggest thing in terms of campaigning for cycling. What is it? The SCA is a bi...

Blog post: Take action: Last chance to make Oxford Street amazing

TfL's consultation on plans to transform Oxford Street from the polluted, congested, collision-heavy horror it is now into something amazing closes Sunday 18 June. So, if like the Mayor of London, Living Streets and London Cycling Campaign you ...

Blog post: Sadiq: his first year reviewed

One year into the Mayor’s first term, what progress has Sadiq Khan made on his #signforcycling pledges and making London better for walking & cycling? Before election, Sadiq Khan pledged to: Triple mileage of protected space on main ...

Blog post: Oxford Street - what about cycling?

TfL, the Mayor of London and Westminster Council have announced a new consultation to consider broad options and issues over the removal of motor traffic from Oxford Street. The good news, in other words, is most motor vehicles should be set to ...

Blog post: Will Norman starts as first full time Walking and Cycling Commissioner

In the week following the tragic deaths of three cyclists in London, Will Norman, the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner has begun his job. Norman has announced a new "Healthy Streets for London" document, a "blueprint to help Londoners get mo...