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Norman Foster proposes SkyCycle network of 220km aerial cycle routes above London railway corridors

Britain's most prominent architectural firm Foster and Partners has recently proposed the SkyCycle - an interesting lateral (or vertical) solution to provision of safe new cycle routes in London . Exterior Architecture, Foster + Partners and Space Syntax have jointly developed SkyCyclem, that follows existing suburban railway corridors but on a wide deck would be constructed above...
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Boris Johnson reveals Central London Grid for people who want to cycle slowly around London

With just under a quarter of all rush-hour traffic in central London now bicycles — and almost two-thirds on some main roads, Transport London, in partnership with seven London boroughs, the City of London, the Greater London Authority, the Canal and River Trust and The Royal Parks, has developed proposed routes for a Central London Grid - a mixture of Quietways and Superhighways in...
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London Mayor's Office selects Haringey as Britain’s first electric bike borough

The borough of Haringey has been chosen to trial Britain’s first “Barclays Bike-style” electric cycle hire scheme . A fleet of e-bikes will operate from a network of docking stations in the area around Muswell Hill. Haringey was identified by the mayor's office as being an optimum location for an e-bike trial, due to particularly hilly areas in the borough and the potential to use...
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'Stonking Success' of London 2012 out-of-hours deliveries code prompts new TfL trials and wider freight legacy measures - 08/10/13

A plan for new trials of out-of-hours deliveries to businesses across London was announced last week as part of a wider package of works to deliver a freight legacy for London. Presented at the London Freight Forum, the Delivering a road freight legacy document reported the outcome of the temporary night time delivery arrangements made by Transport for London (TfL), key partners and...
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London mayor claims roadworks disruption cut by over a third at traffic hotspots as 92% of roadworks now done outside peak hours

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, claimed initial success for London's lane rental scheme, which has seen serious and severe disruption from roadworks in the lane rental areas cut by more than a third compared to the same period the previous year . The scheme, which came into effect on 11 June 2012 on the busiest parts of London's road network, is designed to encourage utility...
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SDG predicts that the number of daily cycle commuters in London is set to increase to 325,000 by 2021

Transport Planning Consultants Steer Davies Gleave (SDG) has released its projections of cycle usage for 2021 mapped at a detailed level across London, showing - using analysis of census data on cycling to work from the years 2001 and 2011 - projections that daily cycle commuters set to increase to 325,000 in 8 years time. Its analysis shows significant growth in cycling across London...
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London Mayor announces “Crossrail for the bike” as part of £913m cycling plan

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced plans to create a “Crossrail for the bike” as part of his plans for a nearly £1 billion investment in London cycling . The route will run for more than 15 miles, with much of it segregated from motor vehicle traffic, from the western suburbs through the heart of London to Canary Wharf and Barking. Dutch-style...
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Norman Foster proposes SkyCycle network of 220km aerial cycle routes above London railway corridors

Britain's most prominent architectural firm Foster and Partners has recently proposed...

Boris Johnson reveals Central London Grid for people who want to cycle slowly around London

With just under a quarter of all rush-hour traffic in central London now bicycles — and...

London Mayor's Office selects Haringey as Britain’s first electric bike borough

The borough of Haringey has been chosen to trial Britain’s first “Barclays Bike-style”...

SDG predicts that the number of daily cycle commuters in London is set to increase to 325,000 by 2021

Transport Planning Consultants Steer Davies Gleave (SDG) has released its projections of...

London Mayor announces “Crossrail for the bike” as part of £913m cycling plan

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced plans to create a “Crossrail for the...