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Better Cycle Infrastructure in Southwark

January 25, 2015 |

Rik Andrew was invited to lead a discussion of cycling infrastructure at the meeting on Jan 14th 2015.       Favourite quotes: “One major hazard on a route will deter 98% of potential users”;  Regarding the proposed Central Grid, … Read More

Safe Cycle Route and Junction Design

January 8, 2015 |

Open session of Southwark Cyclists to start the next regular Wednesday meeting.  Starts 6.30pm at Better Bankside on Wednesday January 14th 2015.

Rik Andrew, Co-Chair of the LCC Infrastructure Review Group will present his views and lead a discussion on … Read More

Crystal Palace Parade – a personal view

December 12, 2014 |

Southwark Council is holding a consultation regarding proposals to significantly improve the Crystal Palace Parade / Westwood Hill / Sydenham Hill and Fountain Drive road junctions.

Note this post is not agreed SC view.  It is my radical take, put … Read More

Public Health Case for Cycling

November 28, 2014 |

The public health case for active travel (cycling and walking) is overwhelming.  But is still not getting through to policy-makers.  So when Southwark Cyclists were invited to prepare a paper for the Southwark Council Scrutiny Committee on this topic we … Read More

Southwark’s new cycling strategy — the map

November 28, 2014 |

Whether or not you cycle, Southwark want you to tell them what they can do to make cycling in Southwark better. The general idea is that comments will help Southwark understand how they can improve cycling in our borough and … Read More

Dead bikes cluttering up bike stands

November 24, 2014 |

A tee-leaf nicks a bike but leaves some of it behind. Other tee-leaves come and nick the pedals, the handlebars and anything else that is removeable.

The frame remains attached to the bike stand. It makes it hard to … Read More

Want cycle parking near you?

November 19, 2014 |

Frustrating isn’t it?  You cycle all the way to work or home and there is nowhere safe to leave your trusty bike.  Get more cycle parking where you want it by adding your favourite place to this map.

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North-South Cycle Superhighway in Southwark

October 21, 2014 | 1

A key proposal from TfL’s “Vision”

Creating a North-South Cycle Superhighway from the Elephant and Castle to Kings Cross was a key proposal in the Mayor of London’s “Cycling Vision” document (http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/how-we-work/planning-for-the-future/vision-for-cycling) . TfL have now made detailed proposals for … Read More

North South Cycle Superhighway – St Georges Circus

October 21, 2014 |

Key conclusions

1. Most southbound cyclists will exit the NS CSH for London Rd; TfL’s plans probably will be adequate for this – but may not be.

2. It is madness not to fix the serious E-W problems at the … Read More

How to get secure cycle parking on your street

October 2, 2014 | 2

Many people find it difficult to store their bikes in their home. However, bike lockers and bike hangars are an increasingly popular way to safely park your bike. The following page explains how to get Southwark Council to install secure … Read More