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Cycle and road safety

Parking on CS7 – a common problem

June 23, 2014 |

Nice example of inconsiderate, illegal parking.  While we were having our Bike Week Breakfast at the Isalnd Cafe on Southwark Park Road (see post below), a large articulated truck stopped opposite on a double yellow on the Cycle Superhighway.  This … Read More

20 mph on London and Blackfriars Bridges from July 20th

June 23, 2014 |

The much-heralded 20mph for all City of London roads will come into effect on July 20th (details, more information).  Unfortunately some roads in the city are TfL controlled.  But some of these will also become 20mph – including London and … Read More

Cynthia Barlow’s speech at the vigil, May 17th, Elephant & Castle

May 19, 2014 | 1

On Saturday May 17th, on the way to the Big Ride, we held a short vigil at the southern junction at the Elephant and Castle.  This was to mark the fatal collision on Tuesday 13th May.  The vigil was attended … Read More

Elephant and Castle – Response to TfL Consultation

April 30, 2014 |

TfL have proposed a new layout for the northern junction at the Elephant and Castle.  We have responded to the Public Consultation by opposing this scheme.  In our view the  scheme A is dangerous and Scheme B is slow (and … Read More

Cute little traffic lights coming our way

December 20, 2013 |

On Dec 13th the Dept for Transport announced a trial of low level lights “to boost cyclists’ safety”.  Two of the 11 trial sites are in Southark, on the west bypass (CS7) at the Elephant (see map).  Both sites are … Read More

Lorries for Savvy Cyclists

November 19, 2013 |

 

In light of the recent spate of cyclist deaths over the last two … Read More

More on fatalities and KSI’s

November 17, 2013 |

Tom says We also produced a chart showing the figures for each year from 2002-2011.

https://twitter.com/GreenLondonAMs/status/401343973219774464 We don’t yet have TfL figures for cycle stages in 2012, but if the number was similar to 2011 (as we’ve heard) then the … Read More

Southwark’s Annual Monitoring Report

November 17, 2013 |

Annual Monitoring Report – a miixed bag says Jeremy …..

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/downloads/download/2873/annual_monitoring_prospectus

 

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Fatalities or KSI’s – is London safer?

November 15, 2013 |

Information from Ian Wingrove <Ian.Wingrove@london.gov.uk>

It was suggested that we circulate this briefing prepared for Darren Johnson. The calculation is based upon the figures supplied by TfL. We have repeatedly requested that TfL provide us with this calculation themselves (since … Read More