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.
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.
Professor Nicola Christie, president of the London Road Safety Council (LRSC), has set out the organisation’s vision to support road casualty reduction in the Capital.
Trials of rental e-scooters can start in the Capital from 4 July, under new regulations announced by the Government.
TfL has set out plans to expand the Santander Cycles scheme – on the back of more than 1.1 million hires during a record-breaking May.
New Government figures show the Capital is leading the way when it comes to provision for electric vehicle charging.
A charity which represents blind and visually impaired people has written to the DfT urging it to rethink plans to legalise electric scooters, warning they contribute to a ‘dangerous, frightening, intimidating and hostile’ urban environment.
School Streets will be introduced at almost every primary school in Hackney by September, as part of ‘radical’ plans to protect vulnerable road users from an increase in traffic as lockdown eases.
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.