Everything tagged with tfl

Blog post: Four new major east London cycle routes: respond today

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 public consultation – this is a...

Blog post: Ilford – Barking Riverside future route

Respond today This route connects Ilford town centre and its Crossrail station to Barking town centre and on to the new mega-housing development area of Barking Riverside. Before you click to respond, please give us your details so you get upd...

Blog post: Hackney – Isle of Dogs future route

Respond today This route would connect central Hackney to Canary Wharf, taking pressure off the canal towpaths, and then connect onwards through the Isle of Dogs to the planned Canary Wharf – Rotherhithe walking/cycling bridge and to Gree...

Blog post: Dalston – Lea Bridge future route

Respond today This route would link Cycle Superhighway CS1 to Waltham Forest’s mini-Holland cycle tracks on Lea Bridge Road. Before you click to respond, please give us your details so you get updates from us on this route and other cycl...

Blog post: Camden – Tottenham Hale future route

  Respond today The longest of the new proposed cycle routes stretches from existing cycle tracks on Royal College Street, near St Pancras and Camden at one end, and should connect to the Forest Road cycle tracks in Waltham Forest’s...

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: TfL’s rubbish Edgware Road scheme is dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians

TfL are consulting on improvements at five dangerous junctions along Edgware Road. Some of the proposals, such as a 20 mph speed limit and new pedestrian crossings, are good. But the plan doesn’t go nearly far enough to improve safety for pe...

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: 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 calls on EU to accelerate safer lorries regulations

Mayor calls on EU to accelerate safer lorries regulations In a letter to EU Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, says the EU should set earlier start dates for regulations that will require manufacturers to build lo...

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: 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...