TfL cycle hire bikes now available in more Lambeth locations

Today, Friday 13 December 2013, the South West expansion of the Transport for London Cyle Hire Scheme goes live.The cycle hire bikes, also known as Boris Bikes, will be available in more Lambeth locations - primarily in the South Lambeth, Stockwell and Vauxhall areas: see map above.The expansion will bring the bikes within reach of … Continue reading TfL cycle hire bikes now available in more Lambeth locations

Cycling towards the election: ward based campaign to highlight areas in need of improvement

Next May sees elections to Lambeth Borough Council and ahead of these we are preparing our campaign to ensure that the newly elected council keeps on making things better for cyclists on the roads its controls and through general council policy.We want to ensure that the council delivers on its pledge to make Lambeth the … Continue reading Cycling towards the election: ward based campaign to highlight areas in need of improvement

Oval reversals ensure Lambeth roads remain slightly more cycle- safe

In the Kennington area near Oval tube station cyclists have managed to overturn two decisions –to not reinstall a cycle lane and to install a new barrier on LCN route 3-which made the roads more unsafe for cyclists and pedestrians.Both cases relate primarily to Transport for London roads. Both were cases where we or other … Continue reading Oval reversals ensure Lambeth roads remain slightly more cycle- safe

TfL frustration 1: What happened to our cycle lane?

Anyone who has cycled around the Oval tube station in the North of Lambeth in recent weeks will have noticed the road resurfacing works being undertaken. The results of the resurfacing have made the situation worse for cyclists as cycle lanes appeared to have been be arbitrarily removed.Here Lambeth Cyclists member Mark Knox explains his … Continue reading TfL frustration 1: What happened to our cycle lane?

TfL frustration 2: Barrier makes temporary appearance on LCN 3 cycle route

At the beginning of November 2013 a barrier (photo right) appeared at the top of Meadow Road opposite the Oval cricket ground on London Cycle Network route 3 which travels from Clapham to Waterloo along back routes. The effect of the ill-thought out barrier was to make it dangerous for cyclists and for pedestrians by … Continue reading TfL frustration 2: Barrier makes temporary appearance on LCN 3 cycle route