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Euston Road temporary cycle lane construction begins

Construction has started on a brand new temporary cycle lane on Euston Road as part of the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL’s Streetspace for London plans to transform streets to accommodate a possible ten-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking. The new protected temporary cycle lane …

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TfL to expand Santander Cycles scheme to keep up with “unprecedented” demand

TfL has set out plans to expand the Santander Cycles scheme to keep up with “unprecedented” demand. Last month was the best May in London’s cycle hire scheme’s ten-year history, TfL said, with 1,120,620 hires. Last month also had the highest ever number of hires in a single week – …

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Majority of Londoners support measures to give cyclists and pedestrians most space

The majority of Londoners support moves by the Mayor, Transport for London and local councils to give more space to pedestrians and cyclists, a new poll on behalf of Centre for London and London Environment Directors’ Network (LEDNet) has found. The polling was commissioned by Centre for London to explore …

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Byford appointed TfL commissioner

Former New York City Transit Authority chief Andy Byford has been named London’s new Transport Commissioner. The appointment was confirmed today by Sadiq Khan and TfL following an international recruitment process. He will join TfL on 29th June, with the current commissioner, Mike Brown MVO, staying on until 10th July …

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More details unveiled on Mayor’s Streetspace Plan to increase cycling post-lockdown

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have unveiled their London Streetspace programme which will rapidly transform London’s streets to accommodate a possible tenfold increase in cycling and a fivefold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased. “With London’s public transport capacity potentially running at a fifth of …

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Where will Londoners park their new e-bikes?

The e-bike trend is undoubtedly upon us. But, assuming it continues to grow throughout the UK, how will infrastructure in our capital evolve to accommodate? George Hosegood reports

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TfL launches campaign to support women into cycling

TfL has marked International Women’s Day with a campaign to encourage more women to take up cycling. The Cycle Your City campaign will run throughout 2020 with a series of workshops and events and a programme of activity will be announced in May. Through the campaign, TfL will work with …

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Mayor triples protected cycle space in London ahead of schedule

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has tripled the amount of protected cycle space in London since 2016. There are now 162 kilometres of protected lanes that are either complete or under construction, up from 50 kilometres in 2016. Laid out end to end, this would stretch from Leicester Square …

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