Waterloo roundabout – frustrating and occasionally entertaining reading

Lambeth Cyclists' Clare Neely comments on this week's Waterloo Roundabout consultation response report. She says the report makes frustrating and occasionally entertaining reading.TfL proposed a "peninsularisation" scheme where a some of a roundabout is closed to traffic so the roundabout is converted from being like an island to a peninsula. However, similar "penisularisation" schemes south of Westminster Bridge … Continue reading Waterloo roundabout – frustrating and occasionally entertaining reading

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

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

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

Lambeth Cyclists step in to halt hospital cycle lane petition

On 19 May 2016 Charlie Holland from Lambeth Cyclists and Isabelle Clements from Wheels for Wellbeing held a meeting with St Thomas' Hospital which sought to address a petition promoted by the Hospital calling for a rethink of the Westminster Bridge cycle lane (part of the TfL proposals for the Southern section of the Bridge … Continue reading Lambeth Cyclists step in to halt hospital cycle lane petition

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

TfL Gypsy Hill and West Dulwich Quietway 7 proposals meeting Saturday

This Saturday, 5 March 2016, Transport for London and Lambeth and Southwark Councils are running a consultation drop-in meeting to discuss the proposals for Quietway 7 in Dulwich and Gypsy Hill. Come along to find out more about the proposals and give your views.The drop-in meeting will take place on Saturday 5 March 2016 9am-12pm at Nelly’s … Continue reading TfL Gypsy Hill and West Dulwich Quietway 7 proposals meeting Saturday

TfL publishes Quietway 7 plans for West Duwlich and Gypsy Hill

Transport for London have published their proposals to make the West Dulwich area more cycle friendly as part of Quietway 7. The Lambeth section of this route is relatively short starting at Turney Road, SE21 and finishing on Gipsy Hill, SE19.The proposals are outlined on the Lambeth website. The closing date for consultation responses is 17 … Continue reading TfL publishes Quietway 7 plans for West Duwlich and Gypsy Hill

TfL propose changes to Stockwell Road to give priority to cyclists

Transport for London have launched a consultation on proposals for changes in Stockwell to Stockwell Road (the A203) where it meets Clapham Road (the A3) near to Stockwell tube station.TfL want to give priority to Northbound bus lane users (bikes, buses, taxis and motorbikes) on Stockwell Road at the junction with Clapham Road by creating … Continue reading TfL propose changes to Stockwell Road to give priority to cyclists

TfL publish Quietway 5 proposals for Cavendish Road and Estreham Road

Transport for London and Lambeth have published details of proposals to make Cavendish Road, in Balham, and Estreham Road, in Streatham, more cycle friendly as part of the Quietway 5.The TfL Quietways will offer a network of less-busy cycle friendly road routes linking key destinations across London. Quietway 5 (see map) will run from Waterloo … Continue reading TfL publish Quietway 5 proposals for Cavendish Road and Estreham Road