#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

New TfL cycleway to St Helier Hospital

This new cycleway runs from Robertsbridge Road, on the LCN29 route, along Wrythe Lane towards the hospital. It is clearly a welcome addition, even if both directions are on one side of the carriageway. See also in this blog. It

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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

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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

Streetspace for Sutton: Safer, Active, Greener Streets

Article last revised 8 July 2020 Related articles: ‘Streetspace for Sutton: The timeline for implementation‘ ‘Streetspace for Sutton: Setting the Scene‘ ‘Streetspace for London: Newsfeeds from Sutton and neighbouring boroughs‘ ‘Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025‘ Following on from Sutton Council’s announcement

Posted in News, Streetspace

May 2020 in review

On the 10 May the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced an easing of the lockdown, and an encouragement for people to return to work safely or work from home if possible. A challenging for London, with its reliance on the

Posted in Month in review, News, Tweets

London local authorities, and Streetspace (June 2020)

This post is a continuation of ‘London local authorities, Covid-19 and social distancing‘ (April/May 2020), and provides a selection of tweets from the official Twitter accounts of all 33 of London’s local authorities. Here, the tweets that make the grade

Posted in Advocacy

Open Letter from XR Sutton

We were pleased to be a cosignatory to Extinction Rebellion Sutton’s Open Letter of 30 May 2020 calling on Sutton Council and Transport for London to take urgent action to make streets safe for walking and cycling. An open letter

Posted in Advocacy
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