The people responsible for running local councils across London say boosting air quality and creating a better environment for walking and cycling are top priorities for investment, according the results of a survey.
Read about Road Safety Week activities in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kingston upon Thames and Westminster – and the new THINK! child road safety campaign and resources.
An initiative which targets ‘dangerously non-compliant’ drivers, vehicles and operators on London’s roads has checked more than 33,000 HGVs and other commercial vehicles since its launch two years ago.
Westminster Council is making use of the borough’s landmarks to provide a series of family-friendly, free-to-attend cycle rides led by experienced instructors.
Ealing Council has moved to assure residents that improving the safety of cyclists is among its top priorities.
‘Ambitious’ plans for the start of the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street, centred on ‘new world-class public spaces’, have been unveiled.
The Met Police says a combination of targeted intelligence-led operations, increased arrests and partnership working are starting to stem levels of scooter-enabled crime and violence in London.
Transport minister Paul Maynard described Hackney Council’s ‘Ride Side by Side’ service as a ‘great innovation’ on a visit to the borough on 31 October.
The next generation of Santander Cycles – which provide riders with increased handling, safety and comfort – have arrived in the Capital.
To celebrate National Interfaith Week 2017 and encourage cycling among residents and visitors, Westminster City Council’s road safety team has joined forces with the Westminster Faith Exchange and Cycle Confident to create two leisurely cycle rides around some of the borough’s many fascinating places of worship.