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

Lambeth Cyclists and LCC response to Nine Elms draft Design for Cycling strategy

Transport for London held a consultation, now ended, on the draft Nine Elms South Bank (or Vauxhall, Nine Elms, Battersea Opportunity Area in old speak) Design for Cycling strategy documentThis is the response, in full, jointly submitted by London Cycling Campaign and Lambeth CyclistsLondon Cycling Campaign and Lambeth Cyclists response to draft ‘Nine Elms on the … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists and LCC response to Nine Elms draft Design for Cycling strategy