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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

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

Newstead Walk and the new Bishopsford Road crossing: update

In the post St Helier section of Sutton’s first proposed Cycleway: feedback to consultation responses from February 2020 (see section 5.2) there is background on the Newstead Walk link with our feedback at the time. Images: Marcus Howarth 21/4/21 Sanity checking first

Posted in Comment, Consultation

Cycle parking at St Helier Hospital following LCC audit

Last year Chas had included some photos of the cycle parking at St Helier Hospital, as of January 2020 in the post St Helier section of Sutton’s first proposed Cycleway: feedback to consultation responses (see section 5.5). (it looks like

Posted in Advocacy, Comment, Survey

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

An apology

We would like to apologise for an indiscretion on our public messaging platform ‘groupsio’ on 14 August. The use of a particular phrase was highly regrettable, and we owe an apology to everyone who has been affected by it. The

Posted in Comment

Get Sutton Cycling is now on Groups.io

Get Sutton Cycling now has an email group all about issues concerning people who want to cycle and people who already cycle in the London Borough of Sutton. Our main interest is sharing ideas and knowledge so as to encourage

Posted in Comment, News

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, Comment

New cycle route Quality Criteria

TfL has released details outlining the latest expected levels of provision for all proposed signed cycle routes in London. A New Cycle Route Quality Criteria tool spreadsheet, along with an accompanying Technical Note, was revealed by the Mayor of London,

Posted in Comment, News

Thoughts on using Cyclescape

What follows are some thoughts on using Cyclescape that have come to mind following the recent response Our response to recent Wallington TMOs Threads As there were a number of changes involved I thought we could have a few different threads

Posted in Comment, Consultation
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