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My Liveable London

This feature is based on the article ‘My Liveable London’ by Fran Graham, published in ‘London Cyclist’ magazine, Spring 2018.  The ‘My Liveable London’ pledge In the weeks running up to the 3 May 2018 London council elections, London Cycling

Posted in Advocacy, News

Sutton and the Mayor’s Transport Strategy 2018

How would a Conservative, Green, Labour or Liberal Democrat controlled council in the London Borough of Sutton, in 2018, rise to the transport challenges as outlined in the Mayor’s Transport Strategy? To what degree would each party aspire to help

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The Mayor’s Transport Strategy 2018

The final Mayor’s Transport Strategy was published by the Mayor on 13 March 2018. The document sets out the Mayor’s policies and proposals to reshape transport in London over the next two decades. Transport is at the heart of the vision

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Transforming Fiveways Croydon Factual Consultation Report

On 13 March 2018, Transport for London provided an update on the Fiveways Croydon consultation, that had taken place in the summer of 2017, with the publication of Transforming Fiveways Croydon Factual Consultation Report. The report, which provides comprehensive details of

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Sutton Cycle Forum January 2018

Overview The first Sutton Cycle Forum of 2018 (and the ninth since the borough’s Cycling Strategy was approved in November 2015, and subsequently published in February 2016) took place on 9 January 2018 at the offices of Sutton Council, Denmark

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Beddington North TfL Major Scheme: going ahead as planned

It was revealed at the Sutton Cycle Forum on Tuesday (9 January 2018) that the design of the proposed two-way cycle-path and footway on Beddington Lane is to go ahead as outlined in the original designs. This announcement is a disappointment,

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Why didn’t Sutton submit a bid for Liveable Neighbourhoods funding at the first opportunity?

Just over a month ago, towards the end of November 2017, there was great disappointment to learn that Sutton Council had not submitted a bid to Transport for London that could have resulted in the borough being awarded a grant

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What steps has Sutton taken in the last four years to make cycling in Sutton easier?

On 20 November 2017, Cllr. Mary Burstow (Liberal Democrat, Cheam), posed the following question to the Full Council meeting being held that day: “Get Sutton Cycling recently sent a video to all Councillors in Sutton, regarding making cycling easier in

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Sutton Cycle Forum September 2017

1: Overview The fourth Sutton Cycle Forum of 2017 (and the eighth since the borough’s Cycling Strategy was approved in November 2015, and subsequently published in February 2016) took place on 26 September 2017 at the offices of Sutton Council,

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No bid from Sutton for 2018 Liveable Neighbourhood funding

Today, 30 November 2017, Transport for London, announced that seven London boroughs had been successful in their initial bids for ‘Liveable Neighbourhood’ funding in 2018/2019. The details are provided in Boroughs secure ‘Liveable Neighbourhood’ funding (TfL, 30 November 2017). Our congratulations

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