Post Tagged with: "road safety"

  • “Make Archway Liveable & Ditch The Roundabout!” Thursday, March 1

    “Make Archway Liveable & Ditch The Roundabout!” Thursday, March 1

    Event February 23, 2012 9:00 am 1 comment

    Where? In the middle of the gyratory opposite the tube station., Flowers Mews/Archway Close, N19 3TD When? Thursday, March 1: 6:30pm until 7:30pm   Archway’s Mayor and Cat Say: * Return roundabout to Two-Way within 12 months * Design Streets for Safe Travel on Foot and by Bike, not just by Car * 20mph Limits Where […]

     
  • Trauma surgeons write on cyclist deaths

    Trauma surgeons write on cyclist deaths

    Overflow January 6, 2012 7:18 pm no comments

    Two practices trauma surgeons have written a joint letter to the Evening Standard to highlight the need for action on cycle deaths.   As practicing trauma surgeons, working in two of London’s Major Trauma Centres, we regularly see the effects of injuries from trauma. Both of us also work in […]

     
  • Event: Cyclist memorial Tuesday 20th December

    Event: Cyclist memorial Tuesday 20th December

    Event December 15, 2011 10:47 pm no comments

    On Tuesday 20 December 2011, from 6pm, cyclists, pedestrians, and friends and family of recent crash victims will gather outside Kings Cross station to remember loved ones and highlight the unacceptable death toll on the capital’s roads. The London Cycling Campaign, RoadPeace, London Living Streets, and prominent bloggers are inviting all Londoners to […]

     
  • London Assembly finally votes for cycle safety review

    London Assembly finally votes for cycle safety review

    News December 14, 2011 4:35 pm no comments

    There was much outcry on the 7th December when Conservative Assembly Members walked out of a debate preventing the passing of a motion on cycle safety. This morning London Assembly Members managed to stay in their seats long enough to vote through the measures. In an occasionally heated debate there […]

     
  • Video: cycle helmet camera brings motorist to book

    Video: cycle helmet camera brings motorist to book

    Video December 13, 2011 9:00 am no comments

    One cyclist equipped with cameras caught one dangerous driver in the act, who then got fined and points on his licence.

     
  • Tories walk out of cycle safety debate

    Tories walk out of cycle safety debate

    News December 7, 2011 1:58 pm 1 comment

    Conservatives on the London Assembly have outrageously walked out of a debate on cycle safety in order to prevent a motion being put. The motion, proposed by Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones reads; “This Assembly deeply regrets the deaths of cyclists on London’s road network and wishes to express its condolences for […]

     
  • Londoners favour 20 mph

    Londoners favour 20 mph

    News December 2, 2011 9:34 pm no comments

    Last week’s ComRes polling (pdf) of Londoners understandably focused on what the outcome of the 2012 Mayoral election might be (hang your heads in shame outer London!). However, there were other aspects to that polling that are well worth a look. In particular page 13 on 20 mph speed limits is […]

     
  • Video: the cycle super-highway in action

    Video: the cycle super-highway in action

    Video December 1, 2011 8:49 am no comments

    The view from a bus of the cycle super-highway.

     
  • Family of hit and run victim appeal for witnesses

    Family of hit and run victim appeal for witnesses

    Overflow November 29, 2011 9:07 pm no comments

    The family of a cyclist killed in June are putting out a fresh appeal for witnesses. Peter McGreal was killed in a collision with  a lorry on Bethnal Green Road (Hackney Road and Pritchard’s Road junction) at 8.30 am June 21st this year. Peter McGreal, who was a UNISON shop steward, was one […]