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Bike Taxis open for business (free)

Bike Taxis are the latest great idea from the team which brought you the Bike Train. The Bike Train has fans (lots of them) but we recognise it can’t be perfect for everyone. That’s why we are introducing Bike Taxis. … Read More

We won and we won big

We’ve won more than £60,000 most of it for contraflows and cycling parking. Next step: do it again. Deadline for the next funding round is October 2019 so now is the time to start drawing up that wish list.

Specially … Read More

38 riders – a Healthy Ride record

The Healthy Ride on 16th February attracted 38 riders, the most we have ever had. And we rode 36km, equalling the longest previous Healthy Ride.

Riders at Thames Flood Barrier on outward leg

After two sunny days, it was … Read More

Getting Parking Under Control in East Dulwich

Southwark trails behind most inner London boughs when it comes to Controlled Parking Zones. They are key to getting parking under control and ensure locals have both the right and space to park while stopping non local traffic from blocking … Read More

Street closures at Southwark schools to expand

At least fourteen Southwark schools will be protected by road closures at opening and home times by 2022. That’s the pledge of lead councillor Richard Livingstone, the man in charge of promoting active travel, cycling and clean air.

The council … Read More

Rye Lane closed: cyclists walking round the works

The good news is that cycling up Rye Lane is still allowed but there is about 20 m of pushing your bike up congested Rye Lane pavements. The second bit of good news is that the buses have gone.

Apart … Read More

North Peckham Healthy Streets – Consultation

We are calling all members to support this scheme. The closing date is the 11th of January so you will have to act soon. For more details and to see the official Southwark Cyclists response please see the cycle scape … Read More

Sculptures in the City – Boxing Day Healthy Ride

We started running a Boxing Day ride in 2015. Five brave cyclists turned out, led by Werner, whose idea it was. Four years later Werner was out again, but now numbers have risen to 22 riders. Here is his ride … Read More

One-way filter on Quietway 7 gets the go-ahead for trial

A trial filter on Champion Hill has been given the go-ahead and should be in place by February 11th. It’s only one-way but that’s better than nothing. Most people (57%) who responded to the consultation supported the trial, rising to … Read More

26% of people in Southwark cycle once a month

Believe it? I’m not sure I do either. Our task is clear: to turn infrequent cyclists into frequent cyclists.  All those people must have bikes. We need to get them riding them more.

The same table of statistics from HMG says … Read More

Bike maintenance workshops with tuition

These workshops are brought to you by some of the same guys who run our summer-time Dr Bike’s. We have to stop when the weather gets cold and they get bored, their fingers (still warm) start to twitch and they … Read More