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 January and February's 2019 posts, if useful. March 2019 City of London Port, Health & Enviro Ctte, 5 March, has papers on adding 10 extra public … Continue reading At the Council: March 2019
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?
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
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: Q2 April to June 2018 March 2018 Q1 January and February 2018 August 2018 A quiet month, proving that life carries quite happily without … Continue reading At the Council: July & August 2018
At the start of January 2018, I wrote about Merton Council’s latest wheeze to spend £800,000 to try and improve walking and cycling along Beddington Lane, running south from the middle of Mitcham Common. The works appear to be finished and the road has re-opened. I’ve been to take a look. In the January post, … Continue reading Merton Council’s Beddington Lane: Part 2: now rebuilt – nice pavement, neglected junctions