Boris condemns cycle ban on the Southbank

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has condemned signs put up by Lambeth along the Southbank of the Thames which appear to ban cycling. The signs were put up following calls by local businesses and others to ban cycling because, they claimed, there was a major anti-social cycling problem along the stretch of the path between … Continue reading Boris condemns cycle ban on the Southbank

Mayor of London’s Cycle Hire launched

Mayor of London Boris Johnson launched the long awaited central London-wide cycle hire scheme on 30 July 2010. This scheme, similar in concept to the Velib scheme in operation in Paris, allows for bikes to be hired easily for short periods of time to complete journeys in central London, for example travelling from Vauxhall station … Continue reading Mayor of London’s Cycle Hire launched

Cycle Superhighway update

Preparations for Tfl Cycle Superhighway 7 running from Colliers Wood to Southwark Bridge via Clapham Common and Clapham Road continue as we move towards the launch this summer. There are concerns about whether the measures proposed by the Mayor will offer anything of real value to London’s cyclists.Lambeth Cyclists' Clare Neely writes At a recent … Continue reading Cycle Superhighway update

Cycling Superhighways come to Lambeth

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead for 12 ‘cycle superhighway’ routes which will provide direct, fast routes along the major Transport for London roads (such as the A3, A24 etc) into central London mainly for commuting purposes. Three of the proposed cycle superhighway routes (Kingston- Westminster, South Wimbledon- Bank and Penge-Bank) … Continue reading Cycling Superhighways come to Lambeth