Tag Archives: London

Euston Road temporary cycle lane construction begins

Construction has started on a brand new temporary cycle lane on Euston Road as part of the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL’s Streetspace for London plans to transform streets to accommodate a possible ten-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking. The new protected temporary cycle lane …

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TfL to expand Santander Cycles scheme to keep up with “unprecedented” demand

TfL has set out plans to expand the Santander Cycles scheme to keep up with “unprecedented” demand. Last month was the best May in London’s cycle hire scheme’s ten-year history, TfL said, with 1,120,620 hires. Last month also had the highest ever number of hires in a single week – …

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Majority of Londoners support measures to give cyclists and pedestrians most space

The majority of Londoners support moves by the Mayor, Transport for London and local councils to give more space to pedestrians and cyclists, a new poll on behalf of Centre for London and London Environment Directors’ Network (LEDNet) has found. The polling was commissioned by Centre for London to explore …

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Westminster to provide new space for cyclists and pedestrians

Westminster Council has published plans to provide new and additional space for cyclists and pedestrians in the heart of the capital to safely support the easing of the lockdown and get the economy moving again. The council has been working to develop these temporary proposals in conjunction with local groups, …

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Beryl launches #BetterByBike campaign to incentivise cycling across UK

Beryl has launched its campaign to lower the barrier to cycling with its local council partners in Bournemouth, Poole, Hereford, Norwich, Watford and London. Throughout the summer months, tens of thousands of riding minutes will be accessible at free or heavily discounted prices to encourage more journeys by bicycle and …

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2020 Prudential RideLondon cancelled

The 2020 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling has been cancelled. This decision has been taken by London authorities after engagement with partners involved in the planning of the event. Many other cycling events have also been cancelled or postponed, including the Tour of Britain, however the 2020 Tour de France is …

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Car-free streets to enable safe walking and cycling in London

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have today announced plans to transform parts of central London into “one of the largest car-free zones in any capital city in the world”. This is necessary to enable safe social distancing on public transport in London as lockdown restrictions are eased, …

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100 miles of pop-up cycle lanes ‘could enable millions to cycle safely’ post-lockdown

Millions of commuters could travel to work safely if only 100 miles of pop up cycle lanes were installed across ten English cities, Cycling UK has said. The charity is calling on the Government to support and encourage local authorities to start installing temporary cycle lanes and wider pavements across …

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More details unveiled on Mayor’s Streetspace Plan to increase cycling post-lockdown

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have unveiled their London Streetspace programme which will rapidly transform London’s streets to accommodate a possible tenfold increase in cycling and a fivefold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased. “With London’s public transport capacity potentially running at a fifth of …

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Mayor’s Streetspace Plan could see cycling increased tenfold post-lockdown

As the UK lockdown heads into its second phase, Mayor of London’s walking and cycling commissioner Will Norman outlines how London could adapt to enable socially-distanced travel… With London’s public transport capacity potentially running at a fifth of pre-crisis levels, up to eight million journeys a day will need to …

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