Everything tagged with Sadiq Khan

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: 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: Take action: have your say on bus safety & network issues with London Assembly

The London Assembly's Transport Committee are holding another investigation, following their recently concluded one into congestion (that the London Cycling Campaign contributed to). This time it's on buses - their safety and network/routing des...

Blog post: New Cycling & Walking Commissioner appointed

After a long recruitment process, and the leak of several names including prominent London councillors, architect Peter Murray and our own trustee Ann Kenrick, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced this morning that Will Norman will be London’s "...

Blog post: Mayor announces £770m doubling of cycling budget

London Cycling Campaign applauds news that the Mayor will invest £770 million over the next five years on cycling to 2021/22. According to TfL, that is almost double the average spend of the previous mayoralty, during which period the East...

Blog post: LCC joins call to phase out diesel

The London Cycling Campaign has today joined with other charities and organisations to call on the Mayor, Sadiq Khan to phase out diesel use in London. The joint letter to the Mayor from Greenpeace, Medact, Friends of the Earth, Clean Air in Lo...

Blog post: Take action: Tell Mayor Sadiq Khan you want "A City for All Londoners"

The new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has published his vision document, indicating key policy themes for his first term and beyond. And you can have your say on it here. Our Infrastructure Campaigner's initial assessment is that the document contains man...

Blog post: Val Shawcross announces new Cycle Superhighways at LCC AGM

Speaking to our AGM, the Deputy Mayor for Transport under new Mayor Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross emphasised the Mayor, the London Assembly and TfL’s ongoing commitment to cycling – as well as dropping in some surprise announcements. It...

Blog post: EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new study

EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new study A new, and detailed, Loughborough University  comparative study of safer lorries shows some trucks have several extensive blind spots while others enjoy clear visio...

Blog post: Mayor Sadiq Khan reaffirms commitment to Sign for Cycling

Image: TfL The Mayor has today reaffirmed in a Press Release, his commitment to make cycling safer and easier for every Londoner as he begins scrutinising major plans for new cycle superhighways and the transformation of key junctions in the he...

Blog post: Open Letter to Sadiq Khan - London's new Mayor

Open Letter to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London from London Cycling Campaign   Tuesday 10th May 2016 Dear Mr Khan, Many congratulations on being elected as Mayor of London. The London Cycling Campaign wishes you well in achieving your goal to ...

Blog post: LCC & The Times Transport Hustings

Green light for cycling at London’s Transport Hustings: pledges to LCC reaffirmed, funding promised and cycling commissioner to be appointed. More cycle use will benefit all Londoners by reducing congestion and improving health and air qu...