Everything tagged with crossrail

Blog post: Ilford – Barking Riverside future route

Click picture for full route map Great news: TfL has announced the potential alignments of four new major cycle routes. And great news: they’re doing a first round of public engagement to tease out issues and concerns prior to a later pub...

Blog post: 1-min action: Tell Westminster today to not cut cycle route

Westminster Council are renowned for their antipathy towards cycling and walking – they’ve recently opposed pedestrianisation of Oxford Street despite major and mounting safety concerns, they’ve legally challenged Cycle Superhi...

Blog post: Mayor says Westminster’s Oxford Street plans will leave street “one of the most dangerous in London”

City Hall have responded to Westminster Councils new plans for the Oxford Street district, and we are pleased to see that the Mayor’s response echoes our own assessment of the proposals. The Mayor says that they lack ambition, and by fail...

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...

Discussion: TfL gets to grips with Cycling Crossrail

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Transport for London is now getting to grips with its design for the East-West Cycling Superhighway – the ‘Cycling Crossrail’. In designing the cycle...

Discussion: Carriage of non-folding bikes on Crossrail: a breakthrough!

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Paddington Station is a vital gateway to the City of Westminster, from which many rail passengers choose to continue their journey by cycling. Currently trains to and fro...

Blog post: North-south cycling route could be Thameslink for bikes linking Kings Cross to Elephant and Castle

A major north-south cycle route is being planned that will pass through Blackfriars Road and Blackfriars Bridge, according to the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan. Boris Johnson has already announced an East West cycling 'Crossrail fo...

Discussion: Cycling Crossrail: Ranelagh Bridge or Westbourne Bridge?

There has been some speculation about how the proposed cycle route along Westway will link to Hyde Park. This was also discussed at a meeting between Bayswater residents and Andrew Gilligan. Broadly there are two main options: If the cycle ro...

Discussion: Proposed development linking Bishop’s Bridge to canal towpath and Paddington Station

LCC Westminster website » LCC Westminster discussions index » Crossrail has applied for planning permission for a new office development on the ‘triangle site’ that lies between Bishop’s Bridge, the canal towpath an...