TfL expresses caution over electric scooter trials

TfL says it is working closely with London boroughs to ensure any trials of electric scooters actively promote the highest operational and safety standards.

13 July 2020 | More...

Barnet produces online resource for primary school children

Barnet Council’s safe and sustainable travel team has created a new online resource for primary school children.

10 July 2020 | More...

More than 500 Streetspace schemes helping to transform London

Works to create more space for walking and cycling across the Capital continue to gather pace, with the construction of a ‘major’ new protected temporary cycle lane along Euston Road.

6 July 2020 | More...

Hackney roads set to close to through-traffic

A further 20 roads in Hackney are set to close to through-traffic, as part of ‘radical’ road safety plans designed to support walking and cycling and aid social distancing.

3 July 2020 | More...

Vulnerable road users facing ‘unacceptable’ danger on Capital’s roads

Professor Nicola Christie, President of the London Road Safety Council, has set out the organisation’s vision to support road casualty reduction in the Capital.

1 July 2020 | More...

Government moves to legalise rental e-scooters

Trials of rental e-scooters can start in the Capital from 4 July, under new regulations announced by the Government.

1 July 2020 | More...

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Cllr Ian Wingfield, the LRSC representative for Southwark, explains how his borough has championed the Community Road Watch scheme, as recently reported by the LRSC. 
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Introducing the Met’s lead on e-scooters
Fast-tracked trials of electric scooters are set to start in June, as part of the Government’s plans to transition out of lockdown restrictions.
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About the London Road Safety Council

It is likely that around 28,000 people will be injured on roads in the Greater London Area this year, some 3,000 of whom will be killed or seriously injured.

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