Results 41–60 of 3000 for cycling

Questions to the Mayor of London — CS1: CS1 (21 Aug 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...as being quicker, safer and more reliable for cyclists than equivalent trips along the parallel A10. In addition, the alignment chosen on quieter roads meant fewer interactions between people cycling and HGVs, buses and kerbside activity.

Questions to the Mayor of London — Bank branch closure in 2021: Bank branch closure in 2021 (21 Aug 2019)

Caroline Russell: ...summer of 2021, Transport for London (TfL) plans to close the entire Bank branch section of the Northern Line for 17 weeks. What preparations have you made to provide for alternative modes such as cycling, walking and buses during this closure?

Questions to the Mayor of London — Improvements to junctions (2): Improvements to junctions (2) (21 Aug 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...the worst performing junctions. This includes reducing speed limits in Central London to 20mph, upgrading 73 of the most dangerous junctions, and significantly increasing the amount of segregated cycle facilities. These physical interventions complement the work TfL is doing to enable more cycle training in schools, carrying out targeted enforcement activity, and introducing the world’s...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf crossing: Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf crossing (21 Aug 2019)

Sadiq Khan: Transport for London (TfL) has paused development work on the proposals for a walking and cycling bridge between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe. Despite considerable effort to minimise the costs of a bridge at this location, the sheer scale and complexity of the engineering solution that would be required means it is currently unaffordable. TfL’s Programmes and Investment Committee,...

Questions to the Mayor of London — CS1 (1): CS1 (1) (21 Aug 2019)

Sadiq Khan: Yes. Transport for London (TfL) has been working with Hackney and Islington Councils on plans to introduce a section of segregated cycle route on Balls Pond Road. Hackney Council undertook a public consultation on proposals last November, and subject to the outcome of this, TfL will work with the Councils to progress to construction. TfL is also supportive of a number of additional...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Transport modelling: Transport modelling (21 Aug 2019)

Caroline Russell: ...have raised concerns that despite plans at both the London and borough level for reducing traffic, projected future demand for increased traffic is being used to block schemes for walking and cycling. Could you ask Transport for London (TfL) to ensure their modelling incorporates planned reductions in traffic and is supportive of the changes need to deliver your mode share targets?

Questions to the Mayor of London — Camden – Tottenham Hale cycle route (2): Camden – Tottenham Hale cycle route (2) (21 Aug 2019)

Sadiq Khan: Transport for London (TfL) published its Strategic Cycling Analysis in 2017. This analysis presents what TfL datasets, forecasts and models show about potential corridors and key cycling connections that would serve both current and future cycling demand in London. These indicative routes were shown as direct ‘crow flies’ lines between origins and destinations. The top potential...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Strand Aldwych scheme: Strand Aldwych scheme (15 Aug 2019)

Caroline Russell: Westminster Council’s proposed scheme for Aldwych and the Strand has been heavily criticised by cycle campaigners for failing to cater to increasing levels of cycling. What actions are you and Transport for London (TfL) taking to ensure that this major redevelopment of wide roads and major junctions includes suitable provision for cycling?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Railways (5 Aug 2019)

Nusrat Ghani: .... The Williams Rail Review is looking at how strategic planning can be improved, including at the local level, so train services and stations can be integrated with local bus services and cycling routes.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Listed Events (30 Jul 2019)

Baroness Barran: ...of women’s professional sport on free to air television has improved significantly in the last ten years, with the FIFA Women’s World Cup and Euro Championships, Women’s Rugby World Cup, cycling and tennis being regular fixtures on the BBC and ITV. We know that more can be done to improve equality in sports broadcasting. That is why we have just announced our proposal to add the...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Cancellation of the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf Bridge: Cancellation of the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf Bridge (29 Jul 2019)

Sadiq Khan: I have always made clear my support for a new walking and cycling bridge between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf.  I want to be the Mayor to make it happen, but it cannot be at any cost.  I set ambitious but much-needed targets in my Transport Strategy for 80% of Londoners’ trips to be on foot, cycle or by using public transport by 2041. I hope this bridge will help to meet that aim and I...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Housing Infrastructure Fund: Housing Infrastructure Fund (29 Jul 2019)

Siân Berry: We, as Greens, would hope that this road or this street would be used principally for public transport, walking and cycling. We would hope that these activities on the street would be brought forward as early as possible, potentially at the construction stage because construction workers need to walk, cycle and use buses to get to work. At the moment, there is not even a bus along Hythe Road,...

Summer Adjournment (25 Jul 2019)

Anneliese Dodds: ...in this place on their behalf. Those questions include things like: why are we still building homes in this country that are not zero carbon? Why we are spending only 2% of our transport budget on cycling and walking? Why is part of our aid budget still going towards supporting fossil fuel-based technologies in the global south? Why have we seen feed-in tariffs abolished and a block on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Jul 2019)

Pauline Latham: The Derwent valley cycle way is an aspirational project running through my constituency. It would create an off-road cycle way between Derby and Baslow, providing an alternative commuting route, encouraging tourism, encouraging cycling among the young, and improving the health of the local population. Does the Prime Minister agree that more funding should be made available to support this and...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Accessibility to The Transport Network: Accessibility to The Transport Network (24 Jul 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...to improve real-time step-free access updates for lifts and escalators. My Healthy Streets Approach is making London’s streets and places more accessible and inclusive, including working to make cycling more accessible, such as installing inclusive cycle parking along Cycleway 4. TfL has also been examining how streets can be made more accessible such as through the use of tactile paving...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Approval of Local Implementation Plans: Approval of Local Implementation Plans (24 Jul 2019)

Caroline Russell: ...in Director's decisions DD2338 and DD2363 on the approval of Local Implementation Plans (LIPs). These decisions include commentary that borough opposition to implementing vision zero, bus lanes, cycle lanes and filtered permeability was encountered. What steps are you taking to ensure that approved LIPs will deliver transformative schemes that reduce road danger, reduce traffic and provide...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Connecting the Capital: Connecting the Capital (24 Jul 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...such as central London and Canary Wharf, as well as improving local links with buses, increased capacity and new trains on the Docklands Light Railway and better provision for walking and cycling.

Questions to the Mayor of London — CS9 (2): CS9 (2) (24 Jul 2019)

Sadiq Khan: Transport for London (TfL)’s analysis has shown that there are almost 5 million short car journeys made every day in the Capital that could reasonably be cycled instead, highlighting the huge potential for cycling to replace many car trips. Schemes such as Cycleway 9 aim to introduce new and improved facilities for people walking and cycling, encouraging use of active and more sustainable...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Cremorne Bridge: Cremorne Bridge (24 Jul 2019)

Caroline Russell: ...The Cremorne Bridge has a completed design and would be a valuable crossing for Londoners. Following Wandsworth Council’s success in raising nearly two thirds of the cost of this new walking and cycling bridge across the Thames from Battersea to Fulham, will you consider a contribution towards its construction?


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