London Assembly Green Party member Darren Johnson has tabled two CS2 upgrade questions for Mayor's Questions at City Hall on Wednesday morning (21 Jan) and we are going along for a publicity photocall. Could you join us?
Time is 9.15am for about 30 mins, outside City Hall, SE1 2AA [location map].
Following on from the Cycle Superhighway 2 summit held at City Hall on 28 November, organiser John Biggs (London Assembly Member for City of London, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Barking & Dagenham) has sent the attached letter to the Mayor of London, with a copy to the Mayor’s Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan (who attended the meeting) and Commissioner of Transport for London, Sir Peter Hendy. It summarises the suggestions and comments made by the panel and audience about how to improve CS2.
We had a quick look in the Vision for Cycling in London to see what's in it for east London. Published in early March the Mayor of London's document is described by LCC as, "one of the most ambitious plans to promote cycling ever produced by a major UK political leader".
Firstly, I would like to thank everybody involved in organising and spreading the word about the Candlelit Vigil at Bow Roundabout, I saw a lot of planning and organisation at very short notice, and with care and sensitivity.
Secondly, thanks everyone who attended, and those who spoke, and pledged their support in whatever way, in making sure this never happens again. In my mind, it was a very moving and necessary thing to do.
Local cycling groups Tower Hamlets Wheelers and Newham Cyclists are holding a candlelit vigil on Friday, 18th November from 6.00-7.00pm at Bow roundabout to pay our respects to the two cyclists who have died there in th
Our annual cycle count taken during breakfast on Narrow Street would seem to show numbers using this route have pretty much levelled off since the step change from 2008-2009BBP (BBP: before blue paint) where 50%+ increases were seen.