At the Council, January to March 2017

An aide-memoire of items of I've noted from borough council's where I work, rest and play. March 2017 London Assembly Transport Committee on 2 March. TravelWatch needs a new chair.  The new Walking & Cycling Commissioner, Will Norman, to do a Q&A at 19 April meeting. City of London Hampstead Heath Consultative Committee on 13 … Continue reading At the Council, January to March 2017

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Transport Select Committee, 29 March 2017 “Urban Congestion”

On 29 March 2017, the Transport Select Committee of the House of Commons held its last meeting to get oral evidence on ‘urban congestion’.  Giving evidence, and answering questions, was Andrew Jones MP, the Minister for Transport.  The minister was accompanied by a civil servant: Anthony Ferguson, (Deputy Director, Traffic and Technology, Department for Transport).  … Continue reading Transport Select Committee, 29 March 2017 “Urban Congestion”

Kids, a horror story about the primary school in Kingston that wanted a cycle path

I have a friend who works in one of Kingston’s primary schools.  She shared a story about a nearby primary school, and its attempt to get Kingston Council (“the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames”) to build a shared-use foot and cycle path to the school. All good stories begin: once upon a time … … Continue reading Kids, a horror story about the primary school in Kingston that wanted a cycle path

SW & Central London councils: week starting 19 June 2017

This post has been merged into here, but archived with a false date as there's slugs out there referring to it.   Some items of cycling and active lifestyle related papers I've noted at London councils for this coming week. Westminster City Council The Environment Scrutiny Committee meets on 21 June, with agenda item 8 … Continue reading SW & Central London councils: week starting 19 June 2017

SW & Central London councils: post-election purdah business resumes w/c 12 June 2017

This post has been merged into here, but kept with a false date as there's slugs out there referring to it.   The purdah period imposed by the General Election is over, so what passes for normal business resumes in the local councils in central and south west London.  Instead of posting a long Twitter … Continue reading SW & Central London councils: post-election purdah business resumes w/c 12 June 2017