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Party manifestos and cycling 2019

At the forthcoming General Election, to be held on 12 December 2019, candidates representing the Conservative Party, Green Party, Labour Party and Liberal Democrat Party are seeking election in the two parliamentary constituencies within the London Borough of Sutton –

Posted in Advocacy, Election, News, Safe Routes to Schools

Our response to the ‘Cycleway between Sutton High Street and Colliers Wood – proposals in the St Helier area’ informal consultation

Our response to the informal consultation ‘Cycleway between Sutton High Street and Colliers Wood – proposals in the St Helier area’, as submitted to Sutton Council on 3 November 2019, is detailed here. The response is also available as a

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Our response to the ‘Sutton Liveable Neighbourhoods funding bid’ consultation 2019

Our response to the ‘Sutton Liveable Neighbourhoods – funding bid’ consultation, as submitted to Sutton Council on 31 October 2019, is detailed here. The response is also available as a pdf document (600 kB): Sutton Liveable Neighbourhoods funding bid consultation

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‘Healthy Streets’ for Sutton year two (2020-2021)

Between June and September 2019 each of Sutton’s six local committees published a ‘Local Implementation Plan – Traffic Schemes 2020/21’ report outlining proposed schemes for inclusion in the 2020/21 bid to Transport for London (TfL) for their area. Taken collectively, the

Posted in Advocacy

Anticipating Sutton’s first Liveable Neighbourhoods funding bid

Summary The London Borough of Sutton will be submitting a bid to Transport for London for funding through the Liveable Neighbourhoods programme [1] on, or before, 29 November 2019. To support the bidding process, Sutton Council has developed an online survey

Posted in Advocacy, Consultation

London local authorities and the promotion of Car Free Day 2019

Here we present a round-up of Car Free Day (22 September 2019) promotional tweets from London local authorities, as posted chronologically between mid-morning on Wednesday 18 September and mid-day on Tuesday 24 September 2019. It may not be a definitive

Posted in Advocacy

Will the new cycle crossing in Belmont encourage people to cycle?

1: Overview During July and August of 2019 three new crossings were constructed at the busy Brighton Road / Chiltern Road / Cotswold Road intersection in Belmont (1.5 km to the south of Sutton town centre). One of these crossings

Posted in Advocacy, News

Carshalton Station approach road – safety improvements expected soon

A contra-flow for cycling has been provided on the Carshalton station approach road for a number of years. However, the contra-flow, which exists on a road owned by Network Rail and leased to the incumbent rail operator (currently Govia Thameslink

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TfL launch Cycling Infrastructure Database

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the world’s largest Cycling Infrastructure Database. The press release that accompanied the launch (TfL, 1 August 2019), notes that the Cycling Infrastructure Database (CID) contains the location of more than 240,000 pieces of cycling infrastructure in

Posted in News

Willow Walk: proposal to relocate existing road closure

1: Summary Details of a proposal to relocate the existing road closure on Willow Walk, as set out in the Willow Walk (Stonecot ward) consultation (June 2019), are provided in section two. Our comments on the proposal, as sent to Highways

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