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Bike buddies supporting new and returning cyclists

Are you a confident cyclist willing to help others experience the joy and freedom of cycling? Or a new or returning cyclist feeling nervous about cycling in London? We are starting a new free "bike buddies" scheme in Lambeth, to support more people to take to two (or three) wheels. A Lambeth bike buddies group … Continue reading Bike buddies supporting new and returning cyclists

Removing barriers to cycling: disabled people and cycling

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

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