Tag Archives: London

Trial cycle paths removed in Sutton town centre

Sutton Council has removed the pop-up cycle lanes in Throwley Way and St Nicholas Way, reinstating the traffic lanes for use by motor vehicles. The trial measures were launched in September 2020 to create a dedicated space for people to cycle and provide a safer, active, greener travel alternative to …

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TfL funding to create up to 2,000 new cycle parking spaces across capital

TfL has awarded funding of more than £1million to create up to 2,000 new cycle parking spaces across the capital, providing a further boost to the Mayor’s Streetspace programme of measures to boost walking and cycling. Recent data published by TfL showed walking and cycling accounted for half of all …

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TfL launches online data platform to raise awareness of London road collisions

TfL has unveiled its new Vision Zero Dashboard tool, which will enable organisations and members of the public to easily access and interpret London’s collision data which is recorded by the police. By sharing data in this way, TfL and partner organisations can better identify the road danger challenges specific …

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Bike repair workshop Handlebars opens new branch in Hyde Park

Bike repair workshop Handlebars has opened its latest branch at Hyde Park. Since opening its first workshop this time last year, the London-based startup now has four branches: Monument & Bank, Islington, Shoreditch and Hyde Park, with several more planned for later in the year. All services can be booked …

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Council to ‘revisit’ decision to remove temporary cycle lanes on High Street Kensington

Kensington and Chelsea Council will be ‘revisiting’ the decision to remove temporary cycle lanes on High Street Kensington, following representations from groups and partners in the borough. The council’s leadership team will look again at the factors, the evidence, and views from all sides of the debate, but without the …

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TfL data shows ‘significant’ increase in cycling since pandemic began

TfL has published new data that shows a ‘significant’ increase in walking and cycling in the capital since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Following the Government’s advice in March for people to stay at home and stop non-essential social contact, Londoners were advised by the Government not to use public transport …

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TfL, London Marathon Charitable Trust award funding for accessible walking and cycling projects

Transport for London (TfL), in partnership with The London Marathon Charitable Trust, has announced the recipients of the 2020 Walking and Cycling Grants London (WCGL) programme. Grants of up to £10,000 over three years have been made available to community projects across London to deliver programmes that address barriers to …

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Insync launches pop-up stand at Selfridges Oxford Street

Insync Bikes has launched a new pop-up stand at Selfridges’ flagship London department store on Oxford Street. The brand’s director of sales and marketing Gopal Krishan said the ‘flash site’ features Insync’s high-end ranges, including the Viking Pro models and Lectro easystep e-bikes. The bikes will retail at between £900-£1500. …

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Temporary cycle lane to be removed on Kensington High Street

A temporary cycle lane on Kensington High Street will be removed this week after businesses and residents reportedly said the experimental scheme was “not working”. Kensington Business Forum and Kensington and Chelsea Chamber of Commerce both wrote to the council to ask that the temporary lane be removed in time …

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Pure Electric to open 15th UK retail store as Kimberley hails year of ‘phenomenal growth’

Pure Electric will be opening its 15th retail store next Monday, 23rd November, on Commercial Street in Spitalfields, East London. The company began 2020 with just one retail outlet in Victoria, West London, and during the course of the year has taken over and relaunched 11 existing bike shops across …

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