The London Borough of Merton has published a draft traffic order to remove an arguably poor contraflow cycle track in a one-way street with on-carriageway contraflow cycling. (Gazette link: “Proposed alterations to the parking and cycle lane layouts in Melrose Avenue, Wimbledon Park”, 1 March 2019). Today, there is a northbound contraflow cycle track running … Continue reading Merton’s Melrose Avenue: Contraflow carriageway cycling? Or a sub-standard cycle track?
… and, in south-west London, has no dates to finish them either. This post is part three in an ongoing look at the Mayor of London’s claim that Transport for London (TfL) has “built” 100km of cycling quietway routes since he took office: In part one (Dec'18), I looked at his answer to Assembly Member … Continue reading No, the Mayor of London hasn’t built 100+km of cycling quietways
An aide memoire of items I’ve noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play, in case it is of use to others. Here's a link back to the 2018 posts, if useful. February 2019 Croydon Council Traffic Mngt Ctte, 5 Feb: proposals to make the experimental pedestrianised area of the High Street permanent … Continue reading At the Council: January & February 2019
[This blogpost is now part two of three: The first blogpost from December 2018 looks at the Mayor's initial claim to have built over 100km of cycling quietways, defining built as "completed and signposted"] This post is the second, focussing on the Mayor's Jan'19 clarification to Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon; and The third post, March'19, … Continue reading Mayor of London: 65km of cycling quietway are finished, not 100km
[5 March 2019: This post is now the first of three: This blogpost focusses on the November'18 answer from the Mayor of London to Caroline Pidgeon The second post, focusses on the Mayor's Jan'19 clarification to Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon; and The third post, March'19, looks at TfL's answer to a Freedom of Information … Continue reading Has the Mayor of London really “completed” 100km of cycling quietways?
An aide memoire of items I’ve noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play, in case it is of use to others. Links to this year’s earlier posts: September and October 2018 Q3 July and August 2018 Q2 April to June 2018 March 2018 Q1 January and February 2018 Local Implementation Plan 3 … Continue reading At the Council: November & December 2018
All London boroughs need to submit draft LIP3 documents during November 2018, to Transport for London. Following public consultations and feedback from TfL, final submissions need to be made by February 2019. Here's the LIP3 drafts I've found so far for all 33 London councils (32 boroughs plus the City). My search-fu has failed for … Continue reading Local Implementation Plan LIP3 drafts/ finals
An aide memoire of items I’ve noted from the boroughs where I work, rest and play, in case it is of use to others. Links to this year’s earlier posts: Q3 July and August 2018 Q2 April to June 2018 March 2018 Q1 January and February 2018 October 2018 Bromley Enviro Ctte on 10 … Continue reading At the Council: September & October 2018
Transport for London has made 3 months of data available from the cycle counters installed in February on route CS3 Embankment and CS6 Blackfriars Road. The data files, one per day per counter from 2 May to 31 July, are in the TfL's cycling open data folder. There’s also a discussion on TfL’s open data … Continue reading TfL’s cycle counter data: initial thoughts
Highways England has published plans for improving the flow of motorised traffic through Hooley, on the A23 just north of the M23 motorway. Where is it? What is proposed? Hooley (map) is a village (wiki page) in the Merstham district of Surrey which sits between the north end of the M23 motorway and Coulsdon in … Continue reading “Cyclists Dismount”: Highways England’s plans for A23 Hooley