Authorities in London are being given new powers to crack down on the misuse of cycle lanes, as part of wider plans to build a ‘greener, healthier and more resilient transport network’.
With changes to road layouts and an increased number of people walking and cycling, drivers in London have been told it’s ‘more critical than ever’ to obey speed limits.
As riders across the world celebrate Ride to Work Day, a new campaign has been launched asking drivers to look out for – and give space to – filtering motorcyclists.
Westminster City Council says a city-wide 20mph speed limit is essential for the safety of the increasing number of people opting to walk and cycle during the Covid-19 pandemic.
With the easing of lockdown measures, the London Road Safety Council believes it is vital road safety officers are able to continue to deliver education and training in order to protect lives.
The London Road Safety Council has written to Transport for London (TfL) to raise concerns about a lack of funding for boroughs to deliver cycle training.
A new report into the safety of police pursuits in London has been published, setting out a series of recommendations to reduce the associated risks.
TfL has appointed Andy Byford as the Capital’s new transport commissioner, in what is being described as a ‘pivotal moment’ for the organisation.
Wandsworth Council has been working closely with St George’s Hospital NHS Trust to provide its staff with free bikes – and advice on maintaining them.
As schools prepare to re-open, TfL has issued new guidance stressing the importance of enabling social distancing outside school gates and on London’s roads.