TfL is to introduce ‘innovative’ new technology in an effort to reduce road danger and disruption caused by roadworks and unplanned incidents on the Capital’s road network.
The London Road Safety Council (LRSC) has urged parents to take the opportunity over the summer holidays to speak to their children about road safety, in a bid to reduce the number of children killed or seriously injured on the Capital’s roads.
More than £500,000 of funding has been made available for community and not-for-profit groups in London to encourage people of all backgrounds to walk and cycle.
‘Road safety heroes’ has been announced as the theme for this year’s Road Safety Week, which takes place between 15-21 November.
TfL says the introduction of at least 50 new enforcement cameras – to enforce civil traffic rules at junctions – will play ‘a vital part’ in helping to meet its Vision Zero ambition.
New proposals for the future of the Congestion Charge, designed to encourage sustainable travel in central London, have been outlined.
The Government has increased the cycling and walking budget announced at the Spending Review to £338m, in a bid to ensure the ‘active travel boom seen throughout the pandemic will continue to thrive’.
Westminster City Council has confirmed plans to join the Capital’s trial of rental e-scooters next month.
Free sessions to teach riders what to do if they are the first on the scene at a collision which involves a fellow biker will resume in September – with booking now available.
Alderman Alison Gowman has been appointed as the new chair of the London Road Safety Council (LRSC).