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#DecisionTime email the candidates to deliver on #ClimateSafeStreets

It’s decision time. London elects a new Mayor on 6th May. The next mayor will decide London’s future – To create a city where the air is clean, neighbourhoods are healthier and where London is playing its part in averting

Posted in Advocacy, Election

Cycle Buddies launch in Sutton #cyclebuddies

Please note: Participants must be 18 or over. Insurance is your responsibility. Get Sutton Cycling cannot accept liability for you or your possessions. It is your responsibility to follow advice and the Highway Code at all times. Your declaration when

Posted in Advocacy, Cycle tour, News

Responding to comments regarding data and the larger issues at hand

A statement prepared following a large response to our campaign Showing support for Sutton’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods It is not clear where the the 2,000 cars an hour on Browning Avenue and Ruskin Drive claim comes from (which is presumably the

Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Comment

Showing support for Sutton’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

We want better, healthier and safer streets for everyone in the borough. Traffic taking a shortcut through neighbourhood streets, or “rat running”, has many negative effects on residents. It creates noise, danger and pollution, and puts people off walking, cycling

Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Consultation, Liveable Town Centres, Streetspace

Petition: Covid-19: Make safe space to socially distance on Sutton streets

Please sign and share this petition we have created with Sutton Living Streets https://www.change.org/SuttonStreets  

Posted in Advocacy, Areas without through motor traffic, Liveable Town Centres, Protected Space for Cycling, Safe Routes to Schools

Notes from our meeting May 5th 2020

Slides: 20200505MeetingPresentation.pdf (320kb) Agenda Welcome, introductions, and apologies for absence (Chair) Space for safe cycling and walking during lockdown Prioritise asks Emergency Cycleways Filters Pavements Campaigning Audience Who have we\have we not contacted yet? Next steps LCC Local Group forum

Posted in Meetings

Help us list Streets for Social Distancing in Sutton

UPDATE: Please now add suggestions to Widen My Path and we will be copying all the previous suggestions from our map below soon. Widen My Path On 28 April, Councillor Manuel Abellan, the Chair of the Environment & Neighbourhood Committee, told

Posted in Advocacy, News, Survey

Our response to “Foresters Drive Highway Improvement Programme”

The Foresters Drive Highway Improvement Programme informal consultation closed on 9 March 2020. The consultation focussed on phase 1 of an improvement programme Three traffic safety measures were outlined in the consultation for Foresters Drive (located at the intersections with Great

Posted in Consultation

First meeting with Elliot Colburn MP

Charles Martin and I (Marcus Howarth) met with the newly elected MP for Carshalton and Wallington today (14 February 2020). We asked straight off, what is he going to do about cycling infrastructure? He set the stage saying we don’t

Posted in Advocacy, Meetings

Notes from our January 2020 meeting

Next meet up will be: Date and time: Monday 27th January, 7.30pm for 7.45pm start Venue: The Robin Hood (upstairs), 52 West St, Sutton SM1 1SH This will include agenda, discuss the upcoming LCC local group survey and review what’s been

Posted in Meetings
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