At the Council: January 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. Croydon Council Full council on 28 Jan: Transport update notes that 8 more schools have applied for “schools streets” treatment, following … Continue reading At the Council: January 2019

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

The Mayor of London has given Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon a revised answer regarding how many kilometres of cycling quietway has been built during his mayoralty. As of 11 January’19, he’s declaring 65km as being “constructed” with “wayfinding” signs. In December 2018, the Mayor told Ms Pidgeon that 116+km of quietway and central London grid … Continue reading Mayor of London: 65km of cycling quietway are finished, not 100km

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

[Updated 23 January'19: This blogpost is now part one of two, and is focussed on the November'18 answer from the Mayor of London to Caroline Pidgeon.  A second blogpost looks at the Mayor's clarification in January'19, which says that only 65km are finished with wayfinding signs, with a further 60km awaiting completion works] The Mayor … 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

Cyclehoops and contraflows: five years of failed cycling promises by Wandsworth Council

(Updated 29 March 2018) In 2013 and 2014, Wandsworth Council committed to trialling 10 Cyclehoop on-street bike hangers, put contraflow cycle lanes 10 one-way streets, and put five dropped-kerb through-ways between adjacent streets which have been closed to through motorised traffic.  Each year since, Wandsworth Council has requested funds from TfL towards these initiatives. Five … Continue reading Cyclehoops and contraflows: five years of failed cycling promises by Wandsworth Council