Lambeth Cyclists have discovered that the Mayor of London’s (Ken Livingstone’s) long-term transport strategy is to get rid of all gyratory systems in London, acknowledging what we’ve been pushing for some time: that they bring little benefit for pedestrians, public transport users or cyclists. This stunning revelation, confirmed by Deputy Mayor Jenny Jones when she … Continue reading Good bye to the dreaded gyratory?
Initial findings of the 2001 census have been published and they show that the percentage of journeys to work made by bike increased by over 1.4% in the years between 1991 and 2001 – whilst this may not seem a major increase it is in the top seven increases nationwide and is the figure for … Continue reading Cycling up in Lambeth
That was the message Lambeth Cyclists sent out to the people of Lambeth during Travelwise week – a week of events leading up to car free day on 22 September, coordinated by Transport for London, with the aim of promoting sustainable forms of transport and encouraging people to think about their transport choices.We took part … Continue reading Travel wisely – Go by Bike!
Launch of the project in Lambeth with Deputy London Mayor Jenny Jones (third from left front row), Alix Stredwick (fourth from left front row) and women cyclists from Lambeth At our August 2003 meeting we welcomed Alix Stredwick, a long term Tower Hamlets LCC member, who explained about the Cycling for Women project she is … Continue reading Women on the Move – Cycling for Women, a project by the Women’s Design Service
Mark Knox writes: On a sunny Saturday in July about 15 of us, including 8 year old Hannah on the back of a tandem, gathered at the cafe in Brockwell Park to set out on an exploration of the wealth of parks in south-east London. We took in 20 parks, most of them new to … Continue reading July 2003 South London parks ride report
LCC are looking for nominations for the London Cycling Campaign Awards and whilst issues such as Vauxhall Cross grab the headlines many smaller scale projects are implemented all the time and successfully encourage more cycling. Do you know of any of these in lambeth? Examples include employers schemes to promote cycling, improvements at junctions, community … Continue reading Good cycling facility near you? Is your employer bike friendly?
At a meeting at the end of June 2003 proposals to redevelop the Herne Hill Velodrome were passed by Southwark Council. This cycling facility is of national importance - it was host to the 1908 and 1948 Olympics cycling events - and will now be redeveloped to provide all year round track cycling facilities which … Continue reading Herne Hill Velodrome on track