Tag Archives: London

Traffic congestion increasing in London, above 2019 levels outside city centre

Traffic congestion is currently increasing in London and is now above 2019 levels outside the city centre, new analysis by Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDF Europe) has found. The analysis is based on data from the Waze for Cities Programme, from May 2020 onwards. In the last week, average congestion …

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Bike-Drop launches to provide safe bike parking in central London

Bike-Drop has been launched, aiming to provide safe and secure bike parking in central London. The Government has recently committed to invest over £225 million in cycle lanes and cycling is anticipated to be ten times higher after restrictions are fully eased. Bike-Drop brings more than 500 spaces to central …

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Data shows London cycling boom, driving rates “back to normal”

Cycling in London has surged above pre-COVID-19 crisis levels, new data has shown, however driving rates are now also “back to normal”. The report, by Centre for London in association with the Policy Institute and the Centre for Urban Science and Progress at King’s College London, found that the length …

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Carnaby launches free bike hub

Carnaby has launched a free bike hub, allowing visitors to the West End to park their bikes while they work, shop or eat. The bike hub has an open-door policy and space for 50 bikes in freshly fitted double-stacked racks. It is on a first come, first served basis, and …

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Plans for ‘major’ new cycleway in southeast London fast-tracked

Plans to overhaul one of southeast London’s “most dangerous” roads and make neighbourhoods between Greenwich and Woolwich safer for people walking and cycling will be brought forward as part of the Streetspace for London plan. TfL will be speeding up work to extend Cycleway 4 in the borough this summer, …

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TfL celebrates ten years of cycle hire in capital

TfL is celebrating a decade of cycle hire in the capital. On 30th July 2010, TfL introduced cycle hire to Londoners with 350 docking stations across eight London boroughs. Today, these numbers have more than doubled: Londoners now have access to 781 docking stations and more than 12,000 bikes, with …

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Rapha opens new pop-up in Canary Wharf

Rapha has opened a new pop-up in Canary Wharf, offering the brand’s latest collections and a schedule of events, curated routes and community activities. Dates: 27th July – 27th September 2020 Address: Canary Wharf, 2 Reuters Plaza, London, E14 5AJ, England Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-6pm. Bank …

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Superstrata Oxford debuts at Selfridges’ new bike shop

Superstrata is debuting its Oxford edition at Selfridges’ new bike shop. Selfridges has branched out to cycling with the opening of its first-ever bike shop inside its Oxford Street flagship. The Bike Shop is the latest concept to take over the department store’s The Corner Shop and will see the …

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Mayor launches online cycle training course for Londoners

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today launched the first online cycle training course for Londoners to give more people the confidence to start cycling – whether they’re taking it up for the first time or returning to it. The Cycle Skills course, which is available on the TfL …

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