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66 Healthy Riders on Picnic Ride

August 21, 2018 |

August 18th 2018     Healthy Rides Picnic Ride to Thames Barrier Joint ride for Southwark Cyclists and Bexley Cyclists What a ride!  We never managed to count everyone, let alone get them to stand still in one place for a group … Read More

Record numbers on Quietway 1

July 17, 2018 |

The success story of the Southwark section of Quietway 1 continues. Recent counts at morning and evening peaks show a further increase in cyclists over those already reported from previous years (https://southwarkcyclists.org.uk/5479-2/).

The graph shows a steady increase now … Read More

St Thomas St consultation – we say “strongly disagree” because eastbound cycling not allowed.

April 11, 2018 |

Southwark Cyclists have responded negatively to the plans for St Thomas St.  The proposal does reduce motor traffic levels and speeds (if enforced).  But crucially it does not allow cycling in both directions and does not allow cyclists to get … Read More

Hostile Streets – new report from GLA Transport Committee

December 22, 2017 |

This month (December 2017) a new report lambasts TfL for not implementing the Mayor’s Healthy Streets agenda.  It also proposed a serious look at Chris Boardman’s proposal to change the priority at junctions so that turning traffic gives way to … Read More

Cycle Superhighway 4

November 3, 2017 |

IOur campaigning team working on Cycle Superhighway 4. It’s finally here: Transport for London have opened consultation on Cycle Superhighway 4 from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. And it’s looking good. Give us a friendly wave.

www.tfl.gov.uk/cs4

This is a very well-designed scheme. Looking at the sections in Southwark, you will be able to cycle on a continuous 2km bidirectional cycle lane, 3-4m wide. And it will be both convenient and safe.

More information on how CS4 will look from the point of view of pedestrians and bus and car users is on our CS4 pages, or click Campaigns > Current consultations.  This will provide information useful if discussing the scheme with non-cyclists.

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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.

Mayor Sadiq Khan … Read More

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