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Cycling infrastructure

Rotherhithe aka Brunel bike and foot bridge

June 12, 2017 |

This is the open version of London’s first proposed pedestrian and cycle bridge. Most of the time we hope it will be close to allow thousands of cyclists and walkers to flow between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe.

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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

Cycling in Ice and Snow

January 12, 2017 |

As we discussed this in our meeting last night, I was asked to post ……….

In the UK – and in London winter weather is rarely bad enough to make cycling impossible. But when we do get snow and ice, … Read More

Southwark Cyclists – TFL traffic issue ride 13 December 2016

January 9, 2017 |

We had a final 2016 round robin ride on 13 December 2016 – here is our report….

click here – Cycle Ride the big loop – 13 december 2016 v0.1s

And all due to the courtesy of  Michael ‘the fixer’ … Read More

Latest ideas for the Brunel Bridge (or Mayflower Bridge?)

December 12, 2016 |

On a brief from Sustrans, architects ReForm and engineers elliottwood have developed an exciting new design for the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf pedestrian/cycle bridge (the Brunel Bridge, or as recently suggested, the Mayflower Bridge).  Details at: http://www.reform-architects.london/projects/rotherhithe-bridge-2/

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New Pavilion at Herne Hill Velodrome

December 4, 2016 |

The new pavilion at the Velodrome is in place and looking good.  Stopped on the Healthy Ride (3 Dec, full ride report here: http://healthyrider.weebly.com/healthy-ride-reports-oct-dec-2016.html).  Lots of young people on the track and the mountain bike trail.  First view of the … Read More

St Thomas Street (London Bridge) clear

August 30, 2016 |

St Thomas St is clear.  This is the road that runs on the south side of London Bridge Station from Bermondsey St to Borough High St.  It is resurfaced and has east pointing crossing lights (not active).  So the plan … Read More

Take Care passing London Bridge Station on Tooley St

May 2, 2016 |

Take home message:  the new layout with only west-bound motor traffic, but 2-way cycling will work.  But there are certain to be teething problems. In particular there is a high chance that pedestrians will obstruct the contraflow cycle lane.  Please … Read More