TfL has announced two sets of plans which could make safety improvements to the A23 from the South Circular through Brixton to the Oval and to CS7 from the Oval to Elephant & Castle. Neither scheme is building safe infrastructure as the recent plans for Streatham Hill aim to do but they will bring small … Continue reading Some improvement soon: Brixton Hill to Elephant & Castle
TfL has published an update to plans to add cycle tracks to the A23 on Streatham Hill. The update follows a consultation early in 2020. It is great to see that Streatham Hill cycleway will proceed and that it had such strong support. This was one of the key reasons the Streatham Hill low traffic … Continue reading Safer cycling coming to the A23 Streatham Hill
Low traffic neighbourhoods had already been shown to be popular in opinion polls but now an independent traffic analysis for Lambeth Council has shown they reduce motor traffic through an area and enable more cycling. The Railton Road area low traffic neighbourhood had already opened roads to people. The new report shows that motor traffic … Continue reading Motor traffic levels down a over a quarter in Railton area
Get your bike checked at a new series of Dr Bike events commissioned by Lambeth Council. Dr Bike will look at your brakes, tyres, gears and the general road-worthiness of your bike. The Dr Bike mechanics will fix problems with your bike if it's possible to do it there and then. Otherwise they will advise … Continue reading Get a checkup from Dr Bike this winter
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