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

Join the conversation about the future of Vauxhall Cross

This Friday, 2 October 2015, and Saturday, 3 October 2015, find out about the future plans for the Vauxhall area at a special exhibition at the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.Since July Lambeth have been consulting on the future of the area - see the latest thinking about the future and add your voice in support of … Continue reading Join the conversation about the future of Vauxhall Cross

Are Kennington Junction works leading to speeding traffic in Fentiman Road and Albert Square?

Works on TfL's scheme to transform the junctions around Oval tube station in Kennington under the Better Junctions initiative began in March.The works are expected to be completed by the end of the year. One effect of the roadworks that some members have noticed is more rat running on side roads around the junctions such … Continue reading Are Kennington Junction works leading to speeding traffic in Fentiman Road and Albert Square?

Free Bike checks in Oval and Brixton this Wednesday morning 7:30-9:30am

Lambeth Council's Sustainable Transport team will be running morning Dr Bike sessions this Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 7:30am-9:30am at the junction opposite Oval tube station in Kennington and in Brixton's Windrush Sqaure, SW2. Come and get your bike checked for freeQualified bike mechanics will be on hand to give your bike a look over and … Continue reading Free Bike checks in Oval and Brixton this Wednesday morning 7:30-9:30am

TfL cycle hire bikes now available in more Lambeth locations

Today, Friday 13 December 2013, the South West expansion of the Transport for London Cyle Hire Scheme goes live.The cycle hire bikes, also known as Boris Bikes, will be available in more Lambeth locations - primarily in the South Lambeth, Stockwell and Vauxhall areas: see map above.The expansion will bring the bikes within reach of … Continue reading TfL cycle hire bikes now available in more Lambeth locations

Come and see Lambeth Cyclists at Lambeth Car Free Day 2011 in West Norwood

This Sunday, 18 September 2011, come and see the Lambeth Cyclists stall at Lambeth Car Free Day in West Norwood, SE27.From 12pm onwards Norwood High Street will be shut to motor traffic and music, dancing and food will take place in the roads. We will be handing out maps and other information and talking to … Continue reading Come and see Lambeth Cyclists at Lambeth Car Free Day 2011 in West Norwood

Nigel Haselden promoted to Lambeth Cabinet

Lambeth’s Deputy Cabinet Member for Sustainability and Transport, member, and old friend of Lambeth Cyclists Nigel Haselden is due to be promoted to the role of Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Planning at the Council’s annual meeting in April after five years in the transport role.We thank Nigel for his work over the past five … Continue reading Nigel Haselden promoted to Lambeth Cabinet

Lambeth short-listed for transport award

Lambeth Borough Council has been short-listed for two awards -Transport Borough of the Year and Cycling - in the London Transport Awards 2007.The cycling nomination comes in recognition of the council’s focus on developing cycle facilities and road layouts that allow cyclists to ride in an assertive and safe manner, reducing conflicts with other road … Continue reading Lambeth short-listed for transport award