Tag Archives: Streetspace

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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New temporary cycle lanes open in Greenwich and Chiswick

TfL, the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Hounslow have opened two new temporary cycle lanes, totalling almost 5.5 kilometres of space as part of the Mayor’s Streetspace programme. This builds on the 90 kilometres of new or upgraded cycle lanes that have been delivered or are …

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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 opens major new protected cycleway

TfL has opened a major new cycleway between Tower Bridge Road and Rotherhithe. The 3.6-kilometre section of Cycleway 4 follows a key corridor along Jamaica Road and Tooley Street and connects southeast London to central London via a fully protected cycle route. As part of the work, Rotherhithe roundabout was …

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New data shows “dramatic improvement” in London’s air quality

City Hall has published new data showing ‘dramatic’ improvements in air quality across London since 2016. The report, which includes new data from the Environmental Research Group now at Imperial College London, reveals that the number of state primary and secondary schools located in areas exceeding legal pollution limits (NO2) …

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School Streets air quality monitoring project launched

City Hall has launched an air quality monitoring project to give the “most accurate indication yet” of the benefits of School Streets. TfL has funded 430 new School Streets – where roads surrounding schools are closed to motor traffic at drop-off and pick-up times – across London through its Streetspace …

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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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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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