New Brixton Hill plans will make conditions worse

TFL has another consultation on plans for Brixton Hill, this time to speed up the traffic turning into both Dumbarton Road and Upper Tulse Hill. Brixton Hill is a major cycle artery with poor conditions for cycling.Plans are described as a ‘vulnerable road users safety scheme’. However, it is clear that the scheme has been … Continue reading New Brixton Hill plans will make conditions worse

TfL reports back after Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill consultations

Lambeth based members of the London Cycling Campaign should have just received the latest London Cyclist magazine and the Lambeth Cyclists' newsletter in the post. Here is one of the updates from our newsletter. Last autumn, Transport for London consulted on changes to bus lanes on Brixton Hill and on Streatham Hill. Now TfL has … Continue reading TfL reports back after Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill consultations

Act now: changes to Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill

Transport for London is consulting on changes to bus lanes and some junctions on Brixton Hill and on Streatham Hill.Respond by 14 September to give your views on changes that could see bus lanes extended in length, width and time at different places over Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill.Disappointingly, segregated cycle lanes are not part … Continue reading Act now: changes to Brixton Hill and Streatham Hill

Two way on Brixton Hill teething troubles?

Following on from the change to two way working on Brixton Hill in November 2009 –a move that Lambeth Cyclists have been advocating for 10+ years- we have had some feedback from members expressing concern about the cycle friendliness of the new road layout. One or two ‘hotspots’ for cyclists have been identified, most notably … Continue reading Two way on Brixton Hill teething troubles?

Good bye to the dreaded gyratory?

Lambeth Cyclists have discovered that the Mayor of London’s (Ken Livingstone’s) long-term transport strategy is to get rid of all gyratory systems in London, acknowledging what we’ve been pushing for some time: that they bring little benefit for pedestrians, public transport users or cyclists. This stunning revelation, confirmed by Deputy Mayor Jenny Jones when she … Continue reading Good bye to the dreaded gyratory?