Results tagged “cycling”
The UK's first low level traffic signals have been put into operation at Bow Roundabout.
The notorious junction has been the scene of three cyclist fatalities in recent years and transport chiefs say the lights will give those on bikes a head-start on traffic.
By Lutfur Rahman
The past couple of weeks have seen an unprecedented number of cyclists' deaths and serious injuries.
Three of the five cyclists killed have been in Tower Hamlets. My heart goes out to the families and friends of those who have so tragically lost their lives.
Stratford's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be linked up with the River Thames as part of a £240,000 project.
Cyclists and walkers will soon be able to travel from the two sites on dedicated routes along the River Lea after Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced financial support for the Fatwalk initiative.
A new world-class festival of cycling will take place on closed roads across the capital this weekend.
Prudential RideLondon is billed as the UK's largest mass participation cycling festival, with more than 70,000 cyclists taking part.
By Jim Fitzpatrick
Cycling has been on my mind this week. We all heard the tragic news that a man from Poplar had become the third cyclist to die on the city's streets in three weeks; constituents have got in touch about the #CycleSafe Commons debate in September; and I've been taking advantage of the weather to cycle in to Westminster whenever possible.