Tag Archives: TfL

TfL’s cycle hire scheme marks 11th anniversary

TfL’s cycle hire scheme is marking its 11th anniversary today, after a year that has seen a record-breaking number of hires. In March, Santander Cycles reached a milestone of 100 million hires and since then hires have soared in April and June. The anniversary is being marked with a new …

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Applications now open for Walking and Cycling Grants London

Applications are now open for more than £500,000 of grants for community and not-for-profit groups that encourage people to walk and cycle, TfL has announced. Enabling more people to walk and cycle is an important part of boosting Londoners’ wellbeing and mental health as the capital recovers from the pandemic. …

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New congestion charge proposals to encourage sustainable travel in central London

TfL is today opening a consultation and seeking views on the future operation of the congestion charge. The main proposals include no charges in the evenings to support London’s recovery, operating between 12:00-18:00 on weekends and retaining the current charge level of £15. These changes will support London’s culture, hospitality …

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New enforcement cameras set to cut road danger across London

TfL has awarded a contract to P Ducker Systems (PDS) for at least 50 new enforcement cameras, which will play a part in helping it meet its Vision Zero goal of eliminating death and serious injury on the road network. Each year more than 4,000 people are killed or seriously …

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Data suggests success of Chiswick trial cycle lane with improved road safety and air quality

TfL and Hounslow Council have published new data that suggests a trial cycle lane in Chiswick has led to a ‘significant’ increase in the number of people cycling in the area, while also leading to a reduction in the number of people being hurt while cycling. In December 2020, Hounslow Council introduced …

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TfL sets out next stage of plans for lowering speed limits in Westminster

TfL has set out the next stage of its plans to make its roads in Westminster safer, which would see speed limits on almost all TfL roads in the borough reduced to 20mph. Reducing speed limits can make a real difference to cutting road danger and enabling more people to …

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TfL to make capital’s roads ‘safer, greener and more efficient’ with new Works for London programme

TfL’s new Works for London programme is set to make the capital’s roads ‘safer, greener and more efficient’, bringing together all the contracts for roadworks and maintenance it is responsible for. Three infrastructure companies  – Ringway, FM Conway Limited and Tarmac Kier JV – will partner with TfL over the next eight years on the  programme. It will oversee …

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Data shows decline in deaths and serious injuries on London’s roads in 2020

TfL has published casualty statistics that show a continued decline in the number of people killed or seriously injured on London’s roads in 2020, with a 21% decrease over the year compared to 2019 data. Despite the decreases, 96 people were killed and 2,974 people suffered serious injuries on the …

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TfL seeking feedback on upgrades to CS8 cycle route

TfL is asking people for feedback on its latest series of upgrades to CS8, which have seen the cycle route improved through a number of trial changes including protected space for people cycling, wider cycle lanes and lower speed limits. The route is in the top 5% of cycle routes …

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New TfL data shows ‘record’ increases in number of people cycling in London

New data from TfL and Halfords has revealed record increases in the number of people cycling in London, with an increase of more than 200% on some weekends, while survey data from Halfords suggests bike owners are cycling more often and feel safer on the roads. TfL and Halfords launched a partnership …

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