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Big increase in weekend cycling

February 26, 2021 |

Been counting cyclists on the A200 Jamaica Rd from my balcony for the last 11 months of pandemic.  The effect of successive lockdowns has been to trigger a large increase in cycling at weekends. For example as shown in the … Read More

Dead bikes cluttering up bike stands

December 21, 2020 |

Due to popular demand and realising that this post was completely out of date, I am re-writing it. I’m told that getting dead bikes removed is “capillary activism” and since capillary motion defines as the ability of a liquid to … Read More

Cycleway 4 is Open

September 25, 2020 | 1

Tower Bridge to Lower Rd section opened today, 25th September 2020.

C4 begins at Queen ElizabethSt/Tooley St junction and runs for 2km to Lower Rd, just past the Rotherhithe Tunnel Roundabout. It is a 2-way segregated track starting on … Read More

FREE CYCLE TRAINING FOR ALL IS BACK

August 14, 2020 |

FREE Cycle Skills: Get tailored training at a level suited to your needs, or book a lesson for the family (with up to three participants)! Choose from Basic (off-road environment), Urban (quiet local roads) or Advanced (complex junctions and busy … Read More

Crossing Canal Path to Burgess Park – Major Upgrade

April 13, 2020 |

Really nice job! This useful crossing that links the Peckham Canal Path to Burgess Park proper across busy Trafalgar Avenue has now received massive improvements. As you can see … Read More

Quietway 1 cyclist numbers still increasing

May 3, 2019 |

The linear increase in cyclists on Q1 continues. Peak flows at the Dunton Rd crossing have increased steadily since 2014 with peak morning flows up by an average of 165 riders per year.  This means we are now over the … Read More

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