Benefits already showing in Railton neighbourhood

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

Railton area gets low traffic neighbourhood this month

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

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen

Lambeth Council has today announced jaw dropping plans to enable more people to ride safely locally and to work. These much needed proposals add to the councils recent walking and cycling response to coronavirus (COVID-19). They will help people travel avoiding public transport, enabling social distancing. Exciting plan for better streets This is a massive … Continue reading There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen

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

Meetings cancelled until further notice – join us Online

In light of Government advice we have cancelled our March meeting (which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March) and all meetings until further notice. The main topic was going to be LCC's Climate Safe Streets campaign around the Mayoral election.  With that postponed until next year we'll be seeking an update from … Continue reading Meetings cancelled until further notice – join us Online

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