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 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
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
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
At our November meeting we agreed that we would press Transport for London to consider making the A23 in Lambeth and exemplar for a cycle friendly main route as part of LCC’s wider Go Dutch campaign. Our vision is for a road on which cyclists of all ages and abilities can happily travel safely at … Continue reading A23 in Lambeth to Go Dutch?
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?
Tessa Wright, a Lambeth Cyclists member who is involved in the Brixton Area Forum writesConsultations have been taking place on plans for Brixton Central Square which would link Tate Gardens, Windrush Square and St Matthew's Peace Gardens. This would involve removing the Brixton Hill/ Effra Road one-way system, reintroducing two-way traffic on Brixton Hill and … Continue reading Brixton Central Square
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?