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Mayor and TfL unveil plans to support sustainable ‘last mile’ deliveries by bike

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled a plan to work with boroughs, businesses and the freight and servicing industry to transform how deliveries are made in the capital, reducing road danger and helping to clean up London’s ‘toxic air’. The measures include making land available …

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Funding announced to remove ‘dangerous’ gyratory at Holborn

TfL has announced £9.5 million of funding for Camden, to remove the gyratory at Holborn and build new segregated cycle lanes along High Holborn and Theobalds Road. The main construction work is likely to start in January 2021. Other parts of the project that will help create a Liveable Neighbourhood include …

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11 new projects to receive £50 million investment to create ‘Healthy Streets’ in London

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have announced 11 new successful bids in their multi-million pound Liveable Neighbourhoods programme. The funding, which has increased from £33 million in November 2017 to £53.4 million this year, will be used to transform local neighbourhoods in inner and outer London, …

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Construction of new cycle route between Acton and Wood Lane set to start next month

Construction work on a new 3.5km cycle route between Acton and Wood Lane is set to begin next month, with the aim to make cycling and walking safer and easier in Ealing and Hammersmith and Fulham. Work on the route, which includes a new two-way cycle track separated from traffic and …

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Mayor launches plan to get more Londoners cycling

The Mayor of London and TfL have unveiled a plan to create a unified, London-wide cycle network across London, with new quality standards for the building of new cycling infrastructure. The Cycling Action Plan sets out how TfL and the London boroughs will use cycling to help address poor air …

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Construction of new cycle route in London set to begin in 2019

TfL has announced that it intends to start work, subject to final approvals, on a new segregated cycle route in south east London next summer. It has said the new cycle route will significantly reduce danger to vulnerable road users and also improve pedestrian facilities and public spaces between Tower …

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First ‘Ultra Low Emission Zone’ signs go up in London

TfL has begun installing more than 300 ‘Ultra Low Emission Zone’ (ULEZ) warning signs across central London, in advance of the new zone starting next year. The signs, which are being installed at the same locations as existing Congestion Charge signs, warn drivers to ensure their vehicle meets the new emission …

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Work begins on Old Street roundabout

Transport for London (TfL), and Islington and Hackney Councils have started work at Old Street to remove the ‘outdated’ 1960s roundabout and create a ‘transformed environment’ for safer cycling and walking. The work will see the northwest arm of the roundabout close permanently to all traffic, creating a new public …

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More people walking and cycling ‘could help save our high streets’

Improvements that encourage people to walk and cycle "could help save our high streets", TfL has claimed. TfL has published research that shows improvements to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle in London’s town centres and high streets lead to an increase in retail rental values, more …

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TfL partners with Bosch to ‘tackle transport problems of the future’

TfL has partnered with Bosch to ‘tackle transport problems of the future’. An 18-month pilot programme will match leading technical experts from TfL and Bosch with a range of small businesses and start-ups, to help understand how data and technology could be used to solve key transport issues. These include …

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