Everything tagged with Sadiq Khan

Blog post: Mayor doubles London’s cycle tracks

Speaking at the London Walking & Cycling Conference, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and his Walking & Cycling Commissioner, Will Norman, have made a series of announcements regarding cycling. The key one being that they have successful...

Blog post: What’s next for Cycle Superhighway CS11? TfL lays out their plans

Road conditions inside Regent's Park On Tuesday, TfL released a new statement on Cycle Superhighway CS11, the legal action against it by Westminster Council and the next steps it and City Hall propose. The statement may be understated, but it ...

Blog post: Westminster’s wishy-washy Oxford Street scheme lurches forward

LCC statement on Westminster’s plans for Oxford Street Westminster council has, in approving spending £150 million over three years on its Oxford Street district plans, once more sought to avoid properly planning to reduce motor tra...

Blog post: 11 new Liveable Neighbourhoods announced

Today’s exciting news from Transport for London sees 11 new Liveable Neighbourhoods dotted across London take a huge step towards becoming reality. They join the existing seven boroughs with funding, bringing the grand total of Liveable Ne...

Blog post: Safer lorries on the horizon as London and Brussels back better direct vision in all new HGVs and seek to eliminate built-in ‘blind spots’

Safer lorries on the horizon as London and Brussels back better direct vision  in all new HGVs and seek to eliminate built-in ‘blind spots’  Lorry safety is set to improve as London, the European Commission and European Parl...

Blog post: Sadiq launches Cycling 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: 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: 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...