Tag Archives: Mayor of London

04/05/2012 // INFO Leave a comment

Beware of the anti-cycling Mayor


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As cyclists here in London await the decision on who has won the 2012 London Mayoral Election today it is worth bearing in mind what can happen to a cycling friendly city when an anti-cycling Mayor gets in charge. READ ON

01/05/2012 // INFO Leave a comment

Voting with your bike! The London Mayoral Election

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Apologies in advance as this blog post will focus very much on London and the up coming Mayoral elections there. Cycling policy and safety in the capital is a major election issue for the first time with the candidates all eager to win the cyclist vote. The issue has become increasingly politicised over the last few years due to the number of cycling deaths on London’s streets. READ ON

15/12/2011 // INFO 1 Comment

London Assembly calls for immediate action on cyclist safety

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Back in late November, London’s Mayor Boris Johnson promised a review of every major planned scheme on Transport for London roads, and of every junction on the Cycle Superhighways with pedestrians and cyclists in mind following a spate of accidents. Since then another cyclists’ death, the 16th this year, has occurred on London’s streets involving a lorry. READ ON

23/11/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

Boris promises HGV review in London

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The Mayor of London has promised to carry out a probe on the operation of Heavy Goods Vehicles in the capital by the construction industry following the recent spate of deaths of cyclists in the capital after lorry collisions. READ ON