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Looking back at 2019 and looking forward to 2020

The start of a new year is a good time to reflect, take stock and look forward. So here is a brief look back at some of the cycling issues and successes of 2019 in the borough, and some thoughts

Posted in Advocacy

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

Get Sutton Cycling AGM and Campaign Meeting, October 7, 2019

We met at The Racehorse, West Street, Carshalton. 1 Present: Dominic, John K, John P, Marcus (in the Chair) and Neil. Apologies were received from Ben, Charles, Colin, Gary, Shirley and Victoria. 2 AGM business The Treasurer’s Report was received

Posted in Advocacy, Meetings, News

‘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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Posted in Advocacy, News

Sutton’s Air Quality Action Plan 2019-2023

Summary Sutton’s new Air Quality Action Plan was launched in June 2019, following a period of consultation. Although there is much to commend the new Action Plan, one of the actions suggests that it is going to take until 2021

Posted in Advocacy, News

Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

Sutton Council launched its Environment Strategy on 5 June 2019, through the news item Sutton Council publishes Environment Strategy on World Environment Day. The new Environment Strategy replaces the Sustainability Strategy (One Planet Sutton), and looks ahead to 2025. Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

Posted in Advocacy, News
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