Everything tagged with Sadiq Khan

Blog post: Sadiq launches Cycle Action Plan

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched his long-awaited Action Plan on how he proposes to make London a “byword for cycling”. While the document doesn’t explicitly reference Khan’s commitment to triple the extent of prot...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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...