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Design Standards

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

One-way or two-way cycle tracks

December 4, 2015 |

There has been a lot of debate about the merits of a two-way track compared with having 2 one-way tracks on Cycle Superhighway 4 (CS4).   So set out below are some of the points made by Southwark Cyclist members. However, … Read More

Quietway 7 -Falmouth to Albany – Response to consultation

October 17, 2015 |

Please note, Consultation extended to Oct 30th. Please make a personal response supporting the plan.

The link below is to the Southwark Cyclists response to the consultation on Quietway 7.  We are supporting the plan, plus all the specific … Read More

Better Cycle Infrastructure in Southwark

January 25, 2015 |

Rik Andrew was invited to lead a discussion of cycling infrastructure at the meeting on Jan 14th 2015.       Favourite quotes: “One major hazard on a route will deter 98% of potential users”;  Regarding the proposed Central Grid, … 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

Resources for cycling design standards

September 6, 2013 |

London Cycling Design Standards (LCDS)

The London Cycling Design Standards report contains guidance and standards for people creating cycle routes and other transport systems which affect cyclists

This report may become the standard for Boroughs to follow when spending Transport … Read More