Council elections: demand space for cycling in your area

There are council elections on Thursday 3 May. Remember to vote on the day or to return your postal ballot if you have one.Which candidates do you think will do most to improve cycling safety, enable more people to ride, and take steps to improve air quality?At the last council elections we set out ‘asks’ for … Continue reading Council elections: demand space for cycling in your area

Soft measures not a substitute for a safe and attractive cycling environment

Lambeth Cyclists has run a fact check analysing the cycling related claims made in Lambeth Council’s “Sustainability Update” to the Council's Cabinet on 19 March 2018. The verdictBike hangers help those who do not have space but do not address safety.For there to be any significant growth in cycling, segregated infrastructure is required on the busy … Continue reading Soft measures not a substitute for a safe and attractive cycling environment

Council Elections – we still need space for cycling

Next May's council elections will be here quicker than you might like.With the elections just a few months away it is time to review progress made by your councillors against the 'ward asks' they pledged to support four years ago before being elected. What you can do now: Check out what was demanded in your … Continue reading Council Elections – we still need space for cycling

Consultation: improving Lambeth’s 20mph streets

Don't speed past this consultation, act now to have your say on changes in different bits of Clapham and Streatham. You can respond now on Lambeth Council's website. These comments may help you.A more structured approach to managing the road network programme, such that many roads become access only would be more effective than the … Continue reading Consultation: improving Lambeth’s 20mph streets

Opposition to “bus stop bypass” outside St Thomas’ Hospital based on no evidence say Lambeth Cyclists, LCC & Wheels for Wellbeing

(issued jointly by Lambeth Cyclists, Wheels for Wellbeing and London Cycling Campaign)Lambeth Cyclists, London Cycling Campaign and Wheels for Wellbeing call on Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to embrace health benefits of cycling, rather than opposing cycling schemes without evidence.Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has announced that its Chairman and Kate … Continue reading Opposition to “bus stop bypass” outside St Thomas’ Hospital based on no evidence say Lambeth Cyclists, LCC & Wheels for Wellbeing

Hospital protests at Westminster Bridge cycle lane changes

According to a report in the Evening Standard 13 May 2016 St Thomas' Hospital have raised concerns about the proposed new cycle lane on Westminster Bridge. The newspaper has raised concerns about the new 'floating' bus stops which they fear will result in patients being endangered by passing cyclists.The new cycle lane was part of … Continue reading Hospital protests at Westminster Bridge cycle lane changes