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

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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?

Updated: Wandsworth cycling, Quietway 21 and council scrutiny

(Updated, 22 June 2018, with the Scrutiny Committee's decisions re Quietway 21) If you ride a bicycle in Wandsworth, you may be interested in two sets of papers listed for Wandsworth Council’s Community Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee (‘the Scrutiny Ctte’) on Thursday, 21st June, 2018. The first is the periodic progress report, with updates … Continue reading Updated: Wandsworth cycling, Quietway 21 and council scrutiny

Ham Quietway (Richmond Park to Teddington Lock) Consultation

Richmond Council’s latest consultation on its sections of the Wandsworth to Teddington Quietway closes on Monday 12 February.  This consultation focuses on revised proposals for the section of the quietway route in Ham, running from Richmond Park to Teddington Lock on the River Thames. Linkies to Richmond Council’s relevant pages and documents: Consultation overview page; … Continue reading Ham Quietway (Richmond Park to Teddington Lock) Consultation

Wandsworth Common to Teddington Quietway (Q21), Part 1: Wandsworth

Wandsworth Council is currently consulting on its section of the Wandsworth Common to Teddington cycling quietway.  The consultation ends on 13 November 2017. This post looks at Wandsworth Council’s section from Wandsworth Common to Richmond Park (about 7.5km), and includes some comments which I’ll submit in response to the consultation.  I’m not pretending to give … Continue reading Wandsworth Common to Teddington Quietway (Q21), Part 1: Wandsworth