Meeting on 21 May: update on council and TFL coronavirus work

UPDATE 21 May: Join us on Zoom this evening at 7.30pm. We will have a break for Clap for our Carers and/or getting refreshments, join part two on Zoom at 8.10pm. At our online meeting we'll be joined by Cllr Claire Holland, Deputy Council Leader and lead for Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air. Cllr … Continue reading Meeting on 21 May: update on council and TFL coronavirus work

Lambeth’s walking and cycling response to coronavirus

Lambeth Council has published plans recognising the role space for walking and cycling play in tackling coronavirus (COVID-19) and the problems caused by it. Key elements This week - Use temporary barriers to create additional space for pedestrians at key locations (where no traffic order required). Plus filtering Cornwall Road at Waterloo. During May - ‘point closures on healthy … Continue reading Lambeth’s walking and cycling response to coronavirus

Rat running to be tackled in Streatham Hill residential streets

Lambeth Council is asking for comments on plans to cut rat running with the residential streets east of the A23 Streatham Hill becoming a low traffic neighbourhood. We are shocked by the amount of through traffic on these residential streets and support real action to improve walking and cycling and to tackle air pollution, so … Continue reading Rat running to be tackled in Streatham Hill residential streets

Healthier and safer streets for Ferndale, Loughborough and Railton neighbourhoods

The Brixton Liveable Neighbourhood is getting local with the council starting engagement on improvements in the three areas 'Ferndale', 'Loughborough' and 'Railton'. Find out more and respond to the council's survey. Ferndale There are three ideas the council is asking about: Access to bus, walk, cycle throughSide roads access only, keep traffic on main routes.Access … Continue reading Healthier and safer streets for Ferndale, Loughborough and Railton neighbourhoods

Support safer cycling on the A23 Streatham Hill

TfL has opened a consultation for much needed cycle tracks, and more pedestrian crossings, on Streatham Hill. We support these plans and hope you will show your support too. The A23 at Streatham Hill is currently dominated by motor traffic and can be intimidating and unpleasant place for people who visit, study, live and work … Continue reading Support safer cycling on the A23 Streatham Hill

New Brockwell Park to Gipsy Hill consultation

Act now! The short survey for this consultation closes Saturday 29 February. Great new proposals provide a safer route for people walking and cycling along Rosendale Road, especially for kids heading to school and to Brockwell Park. The council has just published proposals for 11 new zebra crossings, including by the shops, and a segregated cycle … Continue reading New Brockwell Park to Gipsy Hill consultation

Council cabinet member for the environment at our next meeting

Cllr Claire Holland, our guest speaker Wednesday 15 January Councillor Claire Holland, Lambeth's Cabinet member for the Environment and Clean Air will be our guest speaker at our meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 January. Since starting her cabinet role, Cllr Holland has overseen a change of gear in the council's approach to walking and … Continue reading Council cabinet member for the environment at our next meeting

South bank improvements planned

Lambeth council has a consultation on plans to improve the streets around the south bank centre and access to it from Waterloo station. We fully support these plans to improve the area, including much better conditions for people walking and cycling and reducing or eliminating through traffic from this area.  The proposals include some options. … Continue reading South bank improvements planned

Council approves bold new transport strategy

Lambeth's new transport strategy has been approved by councillors, more importantly so has the plan for how it'll be implemented. Lambeth Cyclists was there. Lambeth Cyclists was there. This is what we told councillors: We welcome Lambeth’s bold new Transport Strategy and support its core principle of rebalancing Lambeth’s streets in favour of walking, cycling … Continue reading Council approves bold new transport strategy

Our November get together

There's lots going on locally so we expect to have a busy meeting on Thursday. Our monthly meeting is open to all members and supporters. This month we will talk about plans to make Rosendale Road safer and also review the new Lambeth Transport strategy, due to be approved by the council just before our meeting.  Our friends at Lambeth Friends of the … Continue reading Our November get together