The Kennington Road cycleway is open - we've reviewed it with the Project Manager. Heading north, this is the first section you get to. Super low cost - the separator is just cut into the existing surface with some experimental colour too. Crossings at the bus stops help awareness and there's still loads of pedestrian … Continue reading New Kennington Road cycleway
Low Traffic Neighbourhoods and other roads filtered so that cycles can pass through but motor traffic cannot, are nothing new in Lambeth. The only question is why when the past improvements were successful it has taken until now to see more areas benefit.
We have had a good look at some of the older, established Low Traffic Neighbourhood roads in the Oval triangle area. Without the restrictions it would be a horrible rat run to avoid bits of the Vauxhall one way system - just like Fentiman Road. But Vauxhall Grove and Langley Lane were made one way … Continue reading Older low traffic neighbourhood area shows the way
Safer everyday cycling is already being appreciated on Norwood Road alongside Brockwell Park. A new a wider wand-protected northbound lane now links Brockwell Park Gardens to Rosendale Road.
Nearly two months after it was launched, the Railton area low traffic neighbourhood has been enabling more people to walk and cycle safely. We thought we'd share some of the pictures we've snapped in the area showing the wide variety of people who now feel enabled to cycle (and walk - check the pavements!) and … Continue reading Railton neighbourhood opening roads to people.
Residents in Lambeth's Ferndale ward have received an update confirming the proposed low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) will start on Saturday 18 July. The Ferndale LTN will be the council's third, following ones near the Oval and around Railton Road. Like those the Ferndale LTN will make streets quieter and safer for walking and cycling by … Continue reading Ferndale ward low traffic neighbourhood launched
Disabled people's charity Wheels for Wellbeing will be our guest speakers at online meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday 16 July. Lambeth-based national charity Wheels for Wellbeing will talk about the freedom bikes and safer streets offer many disabled people and the charity's Director, Isabelle Clements, will answer your questions. Get involved and help improve conditions … Continue reading Removing barriers to cycling: disabled people and cycling
This week the Railton Road area low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) started. This includes making roads access only with closures at Shakespeare Road and St Matthews road and bus gates along Railton Road itself. Despite some early issues as the scheme beds in, the LTN is already bringing benefits of quieter, healthier and safer streets. When … Continue reading Benefits already showing in Railton neighbourhood
Our meeting this Thursday, 18 June, will look at what next for for low traffic neighbourhoods in Lambeth. Join us online at 7.30pm on Thursday when we will talk about: how we can help more people cyclewhat you can do in your area to support low traffic neighbourhoods. Maybe you're already doing it.what do we … Continue reading What next for low traffic neighbourhoods?
Today residents in the streets around Railton Road, between Brixton and Herne Hill have received letters about the low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) and healthy route coming to the area in about two weeks' time. This is something the council was working on, and we have supported, but has been brought forward in a temporary form … Continue reading Railton area gets low traffic neighbourhood this month