At the Council: January & February 2019

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

Mayor of London: 65km of cycling quietway are finished, not 100km

[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

Has the Mayor of London really “completed” 100km of cycling quietways?

[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?

Local Implementation Plan LIP3 drafts/ finals

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

“Cyclists Dismount”: Highways England’s plans for A23 Hooley

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

Sutton Council: “We never assessed impact of K-frame barrier on disabled cyclists”

Sutton Borough Council has admitted that it ignored its own cycling and transport strategies, the Equality Act, and cycling design standards when it installed a K-frame barrier on a national cycle route. In March 2018, Sutton Council installed a K-frame anti-moped barrier on National Cycle Route 20 at Watermeads Way on the River Wandle.  The … Continue reading Sutton Council: “We never assessed impact of K-frame barrier on disabled cyclists”