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Posts By SallyEva

We won and we won big

February 19, 2019 |

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

Street closures at Southwark schools to expand

January 18, 2019 |

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

January 7, 2019 |

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

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

December 18, 2018 |

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

December 12, 2018 |

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

November 30, 2018 |

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

Sixty-six in a 20mph zone

November 19, 2018 |

A cyclist was holding this speed gun. He showed the police the problem and now the Met is joining in. In between catching speeding drivers the Community Speedwatch volunteers have been showing the Met how much speeding goes on and … Read More

Harper Road – One More Push

November 6, 2018 |

Southwark want width restrictions – we want a quietway!

Time to tell Southwark that their residents do actually support walking and cycling.

We need you to answer the consultation at: https://consultations.southwark.gov.uk/environment-leisure/harperroadimprovements/

The short response is: agree with everything, but in … Read More

Wanted: cycling contra-flow on St Thomas St

November 6, 2018 |

Well this is embarrassing. TfL “engaged” with its public about making St Thomas St one-way. The public hated the idea. Key concerns by this public included “the lack of two-way cycling provision along the length of this street”. Help, someone, what … Read More

One Minute Action: protect the award-winning Dante Road closure off CS 7

October 10, 2018 |

This road closure has won an award as the Healthy Streets Community Project of 2018. Tell Southwark Council we agree that it’s great and we want to keep it. 

The nomination (by LB Southwark) says: Dante Road and Brook Drive are narrow … Read More