Lambeth Cyclists welcomes appointment of Val Shawcross as Deputy Mayor for Transport

Lambeth Cyclists today welcomed the appointment of Val Shawcross as Deputy Mayor with responsibility for transport by new Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Val is the former London Assembly Member for Lambeth and Southwark and we worked closely with her over her years as our Assembly Member on cycling and sustainable transport issues. We are … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists welcomes appointment of Val Shawcross as Deputy Mayor for Transport

Fresh air to come: much of Lambeth to be included in new Ultra Low Emission Zone

New Mayor for London Sadiq Khan has announced that he plans to more than double the size of the proposed new Ultra Low Emissions Zone so that it covers the area ringed by the North and South Circular roads.Embed from Getty ImagesPreviously Boris Johnson had proposed that the zone would only cover the Congestion Charge … Continue reading Fresh air to come: much of Lambeth to be included in new Ultra Low Emission Zone

Tfl consults on Quietway 5 measures in Waterloo area

Transport for London and Lambeth have released details of changes to roads in the Waterloo SE1 area of Lambeth as part of the implementation of Quietway 5.The Quietways programme aims to offer a series of quieter cycle routes travelling along traffic-free and traffic-calmed backstreets to link key destinations across London. Quietway 5 will run from … Continue reading Tfl consults on Quietway 5 measures in Waterloo area

Mayor of London praises CS5 as stats show 30% increase in cycling

On 19 November 2015 the Mayor of London Boris Johnson formally opened the section of Cycle Superhighway 5 running from Oval station to Pimlico across Vauxhall Bridge.View image | gettyimages.comIn a superhighway first this section is fully segregated meaning that cyclists can travel on a traffic free straight route from the Kennington/ Oval area across … Continue reading Mayor of London praises CS5 as stats show 30% increase in cycling

Dulwich and Herne Hill Quietways workshop this evening with Andrew Gilligan

This evening, 4 November 2015, Southwark Council in association with the Mayor of London andSustrans is holding a workshop to look at the development of Quietways  and other cycling measures in the Dulwich and Herne Hill area.The meeting is open to all, not just Southwark residents, and is of special interest if you cycle in … Continue reading Dulwich and Herne Hill Quietways workshop this evening with Andrew Gilligan

Lambeth Cyclists take part in Chuka Umunna MP’s cycling question time

On Wednesday 23 April 2014 Streatham MP Chuka Umunna convened a meeting in Brixton to consider cycling issues.Although Members of Parliament have little input into cycling beyond deciding on national policies Chuka in his role as a local MP sought to bring together some of the people who have responsibility and control of cycle policy … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists take part in Chuka Umunna MP’s cycling question time

Space for Cycling protest ride tonight 6:30pm Bow Roundabout

This morning, Wednesday 13 November 2013,  a woman cyclist was dragged under the wheels of a lorry, which appeared to be turning from Bow roundabout on to the southbound A12. This is the fourth death of a cyclist in eight days.We in Lambeth Cyclists, like many Londoners, are shocked and angered at what has been … Continue reading Space for Cycling protest ride tonight 6:30pm Bow Roundabout