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cycle safety

Time for drivers to get out and push

May 17, 2017 |

Saw this on the New Kent Road cycle lane this am.

Whose works are these?

Why no diversion BT!!

 

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A focus on the Tideway Scheme

May 11, 2017 |

The 10th April roadworks patrol was a cycle ride and walk around the temporary measures for the Tideway Scheme – especially at Blackfriars Bridge.

Read about it here: Walk and Cycle Ride – Tideway focus 10 April 2017

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Elephant and Castle Audit

April 13, 2017 |

Verdict – Better Overall

Cyclists overall think the new peninsula layout is an improvement.  The A3 route, the one with the highest cycle flows, is clearly safer now and more cyclists are using it.  The route to St George’s Circus … Read More

London Bridge/Tooley St: GO SLOW!!

May 6, 2016 |

We have had 4 working days with the new one way+contraflow scheme on Duke St HIll and Tooley St. There have been occasional difficulties due to the high numbers of pedestrians crossing from the station.  Pedestrians are often crossing on … Read More

Pavement build-outs and cycling

December 21, 2015 |

Example of an existing pavement build out in Linden Grove is shown above.

Recent cycle schemes from Southwark are full of pavement build outs. For cyclists, build outs can be dangerous as they force cyclists into the general traffic flow. … 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

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

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