Everything tagged with mayor of london

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: Support the bold City of London Transport Strategy

Please take just five minutes to support the City of London’s draft Transport Strategy, out now for public consultation.  It’s a major win for cycling, and you can read it in full here.  This is a visionary strategy that ...

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...

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...