Tag Archives: London

Uber teams up with Lime to give £5,000 Uber Eats credit to rider who cycles the most miles in January

Uber has teamed up with Lime to give £5,000 in Uber Eats credit to the rider who cycles the most miles in January. The new fitness initiative aims to encourage riders to utilise the two wheels hire option on their Uber apps and cycle from A to B this month …

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HumanForest partners with Deliveroo to offer London delivery riders accessible and sustainable transport

HumanForest has partnered with food delivery company Deliveroo. The partnership, which commenced yesterday, 12th January, offers Deliveroo riders a new and affordable payment model, aiming to boost sustainable delivery across London on HumanForest’s e-bike platform. Deliveroo riders will have access to the e-bike platform by purchasing bundles of minutes as …

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TfL to increase fines for contraventions on London’s red routes

TfL is moving forward with plans to increase the level of the penalty charge for road contraventions from £130 to £160. Penalty charge notices (PCNs) are issued to drivers who fail to follow the rules on London’s network of red routes, putting the safety of themselves and other road users …

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TfL seeking views on plans for new Cycleway 9 extension

TfL is asking people to have their say on newly unveiled plans for an extension to west London’s Cycleway 9 route. The planned changes between Brentford and Hounslow would make thousands of walking and cycling journeys each week safer and easier, said TfL, enabling more people to use healthier and …

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TfL data shows rise in proportion of journeys walked and cycled during pandemic

TfL has published a report that outlines the role played by walking and cycling during the Covid-19 pandemic – showing that, while the total number of trips made in 2020 decreased dramatically as a result of the pandemic, the number of journeys cycled increased by 6.4%. This meant that over …

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Vok Bikes, Stuart Delivery introduce new e-cargo bike sharing model in London

Tallinn-based electric cargo bike provider Vok Bikes and tech logistics company Stuart Delivery have partnered to introduce a new on-demand mobility solution to London’s delivery sector. Vok and Stuart, which conducts millions of deliveries every week across 30 UK cities, have agreed to offer couriers on the Stuart platform use …

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HumanForest launches loyalty programme to reward Londoners for each mile cycled

Shared e-bike provider HumanForest has launched its TreeCoin Loyalty Programme, rewarding Londoners for each mile they cycle. The scheme allows users to earn ‘TreeCoins’ based on the number of miles they ride with HumanForest. TreeCoins can then be exchanged for extra free minutes riding on HumanForest e-bikes. The concept is …

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TfL starts work on Hammersmith gyratory to improve cycle safety

TfL has started work to transform the Hammersmith gyratory for walking and cycling, including a protected two-way cycle track on the north side and new signals for cyclists at junctions. The aim is to reduce danger to vulnerable road users on the junction as part of TfL’s Vision Zero goal …

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Santander Cycles offering a 25% discount off annual memberships for Black Friday

Santander Cycles is offering a discount of 25% off annual memberships for Black Friday. The discount can be accessed by entering the code ‘CYCLEBF21’ online or via the Santander Cycles app. As the Black Friday weekend and festive shopping season begin, TfL is asking businesses and consumers to consider greener …

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Efforts to achieve Vision Zero in London ‘intensified’

TfL, in partnership with London Councils and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), has published a progress report that highlights the scale of the Vision Zero challenge in London and commits to new tougher measures to eliminate death and serious injury from London’s roads by 2041. New TfL research, carried out …

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