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Sustainable Transport Strategy 2015: a progress report for 2018

Papers released this week, as part of the agenda to the Environment and Neighbourhood Committee meeting scheduled for 28 June 2018, include the report ‘Update on Sustainable Transport Strategy‘ and three associate appendices (one of which, Appendix B, provides details

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Sutton’s councillors: from the class of 2014 to the class of 2018

The council elections on 3 May 2018 saw the Liberal Democrats hold London Borough of Sutton with a majority of 12 seats [1]. Of the fifty-four seats available, the Liberal Democrats won thirty-three, the Conservatives eighteen, and Independent candidates took three

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Full Council February 2018: facilitating environmentally friendly transport?

A cycling-related question for Cllr. Jill Whitehead, Chair of the Environment & Neighbourhood Committee, presented at the Council meeting held on 28 February 2018, has caught my eye. “What further plans does the council have to facilitate environmentally friendly transport, such as

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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

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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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Air pollution video – what happened next? (Part 2)

Introduction In ‘Air Pollution video – what happened next? (Part 1)‘ (Get Sutton Cycling, April 2018) we considered the replies and acknowledgements received from councillors in response to the ‘Air Pollution in Sutton’ email that had been sent to all fifty-four

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Air pollution video – what happened next? (Part 1)

Introduction In the autumn of 2017, Get Sutton Cycling published a video called ‘Air Pollution in Sutton: How it affects you and how cycling can help‘.  The short film, aimed primarily at our councillors, set out the facts behind transport-related

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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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March 2018 Newsletters

Now available on the LCC site. Get Sutton Cycling Newsletter See all the Local Group newsletters here and/or sign up for future copies.

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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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