Post Tagged with: "Cycle Safety"

  • Young Journalists report on Addison Lee protests

    Young Journalists report on Addison Lee protests

    Video April 25, 2012 7:19 pm 1 comment

    Impressive little video on the Addison Lee taxi protests including speaking to the man himself, John Griffin.

     
  • Cyclists mob Addison Lee’s offices

    Cyclists mob Addison Lee’s offices

    News April 23, 2012 9:08 pm 2 comments

    Tonight hundreds of cyclists assembled outside the offices of Addison Lee, the private hire taxi company, to protest at the actions of the company boss John Griffin. Griffin appears to be someone who enjoys controversy and recently wrote an article in the in-house magazine which claimed that (also his piece […]

     
  • Bikes Alive this Monday

    Bikes Alive this Monday

    Event February 18, 2012 4:28 pm no comments

    Bikes Alive, Kings Cross / York Way junction Monday 20th Feb. 6.30pm   For those of you who haven’t kept an eye on the latest postings on the Bikes Alive website (at bikesalive.wordpress.com), remember that there’s another Kings Cross go-slow on Monday 20th … and that it starts half an […]

     
  • Action: Launch of See Me Save Me campaign Notting Hill 5th Feb.

    Action: Launch of See Me Save Me campaign Notting Hill 5th Feb.

    Event February 3, 2012 5:54 pm no comments

    The launch of the new Road Peace campaign See Me Save Me is on this Sunday (5th Feb)  to commemorate the third anniversary of the death of Eilidh Cairns who was run over and killed by a lorry with a blind spot on February 5th 2009. Since her death, a further 50 pedestrians and cyclists have died […]

     
  • Action: Bikes Alive at King’s Cross. Monday 6th Feb.

    Action: Bikes Alive at King’s Cross. Monday 6th Feb.

    Event February 3, 2012 5:25 pm 100 comments

    King’s Cross Station, Monday 6 February, 6pm-7pm Dear friends of Bikes Alive, If you’ve been keeping an eye on the Bikes Alive website (bikesalive.wordpress.com), or if you follow Bikes Alive on Twitter (@BikesAlive), or if you’ve been picking up on Bikes Alive coverage on other websites, then you’ll know about the […]

     
  • New figures show cycling not getting safer in London

    New figures show cycling not getting safer in London

    News February 3, 2012 5:13 pm no comments

    New figures released by Transport for London show that despite official reassurances that cycling has been getting safer it has, in fact, been getting less safe for each year Boris Johnson has been Mayor. Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones was assured at December’s Mayor Question Time that cycling was consistently […]

     
  • The Times launches ‘cities fit for cycling’ campaign

    The Times launches ‘cities fit for cycling’ campaign

    News February 3, 2012 4:46 pm 6 comments

    The Times this week launched a high profile cycle safety campaign called Cities Fit For Cycling. The newspaper hopes to highlight issues around cycle safety to make our streets safer. The paper says that “In November, Times journalist Mary Bowers was just yards from arriving at work on her bike when […]

     
  • It’s time to take road safety seriously #londonmanifesto

    It’s time to take road safety seriously #londonmanifesto

    Video January 24, 2012 11:55 am 9 comments

    Having attended last night’s excellent Bikes Alive event at King’s Cross we put this video together putting some of the case for tackling road safety in London. This is a contribution to our #LondonManifesto where we hope to get ideas from across a range of Londoners on how to make […]

     
  • Bikes Alive II: cyclists ‘go slow’ for road safety

    Bikes Alive II: cyclists ‘go slow’ for road safety

    News January 23, 2012 8:40 pm no comments

    Cycle campaign group Bikes Alive staged a second protest tonight ( #bikesalive) outside Kings Cross against Transport for London (TfL) inaction on dangerous junctions. The group say they intend to hold weekly protests at the spot from 6pm on Mondays until there is a commitment to deal with the junction between York […]

     
  • Bikes Alive organising meeting. Thurs 19th Jan

    Bikes Alive organising meeting. Thurs 19th Jan

    Event January 17, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    THURSDAY’S BIKES ALIVE MEETING The meeting of Bikes Alive supporters, announced earlier, is confirmed for 7pm, on Thursday 19 January, in Housmans Bookshop (5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1). The meeting is for planning and preparation for the action next Monday, for a bit of strategising about Bikes Alive and similar actions in […]