Meeting on 21 May: update on council and TFL coronavirus work

UPDATE 21 May: Join us on Zoom this evening at 7.30pm. We will have a break for Clap for our Carers and/or getting refreshments, join part two on Zoom at 8.10pm. At our online meeting we'll be joined by Cllr Claire Holland, Deputy Council Leader and lead for Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air. Cllr … Continue reading Meeting on 21 May: update on council and TFL coronavirus work

Lambeth’s walking and cycling response to coronavirus

Lambeth Council has published plans recognising the role space for walking and cycling play in tackling coronavirus (COVID-19) and the problems caused by it. Key elements This week - Use temporary barriers to create additional space for pedestrians at key locations (where no traffic order required). Plus filtering Cornwall Road at Waterloo. During May - ‘point closures on healthy … Continue reading Lambeth’s walking and cycling response to coronavirus

Meetings cancelled until further notice – join us Online

In light of Government advice we have cancelled our March meeting (which was due to take place on Thursday 19 March) and all meetings until further notice. The main topic was going to be LCC's Climate Safe Streets campaign around the Mayoral election.  With that postponed until next year we'll be seeking an update from … Continue reading Meetings cancelled until further notice – join us Online

Council cabinet member for the environment at our next meeting

Cllr Claire Holland, our guest speaker Wednesday 15 January Councillor Claire Holland, Lambeth's Cabinet member for the Environment and Clean Air will be our guest speaker at our meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 January. Since starting her cabinet role, Cllr Holland has overseen a change of gear in the council's approach to walking and … Continue reading Council cabinet member for the environment at our next meeting

South bank improvements planned

Lambeth council has a consultation on plans to improve the streets around the south bank centre and access to it from Waterloo station. We fully support these plans to improve the area, including much better conditions for people walking and cycling and reducing or eliminating through traffic from this area.  The proposals include some options. … Continue reading South bank improvements planned

Council approves bold new transport strategy

Lambeth's new transport strategy has been approved by councillors, more importantly so has the plan for how it'll be implemented. Lambeth Cyclists was there. Lambeth Cyclists was there. This is what we told councillors: We welcome Lambeth’s bold new Transport Strategy and support its core principle of rebalancing Lambeth’s streets in favour of walking, cycling … Continue reading Council approves bold new transport strategy

Our November get together

There's lots going on locally so we expect to have a busy meeting on Thursday. Our monthly meeting is open to all members and supporters. This month we will talk about plans to make Rosendale Road safer and also review the new Lambeth Transport strategy, due to be approved by the council just before our meeting.  Our friends at Lambeth Friends of the … Continue reading Our November get together

New Lambeth council transport strategy and implementation plan

There's a lot to like in Lambeth's Transport Strategy that has just become public. The Strategy is largely unchanged from the draft we saw last year but the implementation plans are new and add a lot more detail. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) implementation plan includes a map that sets a path for borough wide … Continue reading New Lambeth council transport strategy and implementation plan

Wandsworth Road junction changes

Lambeth council is going ahead with minor changes to to junctions on the Wandsworth Road. These are at Cedars Road/ Queenstown Road, Silverthorne Road/ North Street and Stewart’s Road/ Union Road. We are pleased to see the plans have improved as a result of arguments we made about safety at junctions on Wandsworth Road, especially … Continue reading Wandsworth Road junction changes

Have your say on making Brixton better for people walking and cycling

UPDATE: Comments close Sunday 13 October. You can still comment on Lambeth council's map of the Brixton area where they are seeking input on making streets better, safer and with cleaner air. This is part of the Brixton Liveable Neighbourhood plan. As well as adding new comments to their map you can add support to … Continue reading Have your say on making Brixton better for people walking and cycling