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Open letter to eight London borough leaders on climate and active travel

Dear leaders of London boroughs of Barnet, Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Harrow, Havering, Sutton and Westminster, We write as committee members and activists of borough cycling groups that are part of the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) to ask you to urgently

Posted in Advocacy

Write to your next council leader today – demand safer cycling and Climate Safe Streets in Sutton.

Today the LCC launched a new video where someone mentions “those little sticks” popping up all over. Unfortunately in Sutton we don’t have any, we need urgent action to get us back on track for 2030 targets following the decision

Posted in Election

Opportunity to speak out about barriers?

We are in the early stages of organising something with the view it could improve many routes and cycleways longer term for all. Thank you to Toby Spearpoint for the heads up. The film is part of a project to

Posted in Advocacy

Healthy Streets Score Card Results

The recently published Healthy Streets score card results. unfortunately show Sutton ranked near the bottom of Inner/Outer London boroughs. Overall Below shows the 2021 figures. LTNs When we look at Low Traffic Neighbourhoods unfortunately we fall further down the score

Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Liveable Town Centres, Protected Space for Cycling, Streetspace, Survey

Carshalton Station approach road – July 2021 update

Timeline of previous articles: Good start for cyclists but why hide it? February 2014 Improvements expected soon August 2019 Update March 2020 I took these last week starting from West St up to the station and back down to North

Posted in Advocacy

Cycle parking at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust following LCC audit

Following the previous post Cycle parking at St Helier Hospital following LCC audit Hospital data wanted We’ve [LCC] had several reports of thefts of bikes from hospitals and Tom B is doing some research ahead of contacting relevant authorities. Any information

Posted in Advocacy, Comment, Survey

Sutton’s Brompton Docking station

We tweeted recently some footage showing where to find the Brompton Docking station Looking at that again from further back you can see how far this is away from the station, could it have been made more prominant to encourage

Posted in Advocacy

Cycling with your family

On behalf of Shirley Quemby As a cycling grandmother it is a pleasure to me to see so many – young and older – out reminding themselves what a pleasant and practical way cycling is for travelling. It is encouraging

Posted in Comment, Safe Routes to Schools

‘In town with the tandem’ or ‘A journey by cycle infrastructure design’

This may become the first of a more regular feature as we ask local members to share experiences of routes in and around Sutton and beyond. Thank you Dominic for this contribution and to you for reading. – Marcus Posted

Posted in Cycle tour

TfL cycling agenda in Sutton

On hearing about the resurfacing works on St Dunstans Hill (A217) we wrote to TfL on 19/3/21 asking if they were any plans to improve the cycle lane/shared use path along this route? We got a reply the next working

Posted in Comment, Consultation, Proposals to TfL 2015, Protected Space for Cycling
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