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Brompton launches new campaign to promote cycling amongst London’s older population

Brompton Bicycle has launched a new campaign, ‘I’m getting ON’, aimed at promoting cycling amongst London’s older population. The campaign, which came runner up in TfL’s Diversity in Advertising competition, seeks to flip outdated stereotypes on their head and show that it’s never too late to get on a bike. …

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TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passes 100 million hires

TfL’s Santander Cycles scheme passed 100 million hires earlier this month, marking a significant milestone in the scheme’s ten-year history. This equates to more than ten rides for every Londoner and follows record-breaking hires in February. Saturday 27th February saw the scheme’s busiest ever winter day with more than 52,000 …

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Work to begin on four major new cycling infrastructure projects across London this month

Construction work will begin on four major new cycling infrastructure projects across the capital this month, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have announced. 260 kilometres of high-quality cycle routes have been delivered since May 2016 and the need to create space on London’s roads for walking and …

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RideLondon set to return from spring 2022 under new partnership with LME

RideLondon is to return from spring 2022 under a new partnership with London Marathon Events Limited (LME), TfL has confirmed. The 2020 RideLondon festival was cancelled due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and was replaced with a virtual event that raised more than £3 million for charities. The 2021 event …

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School Streets reduce nitrogen dioxide by up to 23%, research shows

Closing the roads around schools to traffic at pick-up and drop-off times has reduced polluting nitrogen dioxide levels by up to 23% and is supported by parents, new research published by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed. To measure the air quality benefits of the new School Streets, …

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TfL urging children to walk and cycle to school

TfL is urging children to walk and cycle as they return to London’s schools, as well as providing hundreds of extra buses and reintroducing the system of signed ‘School Service’ buses. Its efforts to reduce the risk of infection on the network continue, including the enhanced cleaning regime deployed at …

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TfL delivers ‘radical’ improvement to road safety with Direct Vision Standard introduction

TfL, working with the London boroughs, has delivered a ‘radical’ improvement to road safety in the capital with the introduction of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS). The DVS forms part of the Mayor of London’s Vision Zero plan to eliminate all death and serious injuries from London’s streets by 2041. …

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TfL begins construction on upgraded cycle route in southwest London

TfL has started construction work on a new 4.7-kilometre upgraded cycle route in southwest London. The route is the next stage of TfL’s trial upgrades along the existing Cycle Superhighway 8 (CS8) route and will connect to a section delivered last year between Chelsea Bridge and Lambeth Bridge in central …

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TfL sets out plans to support increased levels of cycling in Lambeth and Southwark

TfL has set out plans to support safer essential journeys by bike in Lambeth and Southwark, with construction work planned to start next month. The trial changes, along the A23 between Oval and Streatham and on the CS7 cycle route between Oval and Elephant & Castle, will open up these two key …

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Kew Road cycle lane in Richmond upon Thames sees surge in use

Richmond upon Thames’ first protected cycle lane on Kew Road has seen a surge in use, with more than twice the number of weekly users than previously recorded. Data collected from cameras on the road recorded an average of 831 Kew Road cycle lane users per week, which is double …

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