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TfL completes work on new east London cycle route

TfL has completed work on a new protected cycle route in east London. Work has been completed on Mansell Street in Aldgate to connect two major existing cycleways on London’s network of routes – Cycleway 2 and Cycleway 3. The changes are a  new part of the network in east London, …

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Sustrans report shows benefits of improving access to National Cycle Network

Improving access to the National Cycle Network can have huge benefits for the key areas of public health and wellbeing, achieving environmental goals, and supporting economic recovery, according to new research. The report, published by walking and cycling charity Sustrans, the custodians of the network, is an update of its …

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TfL seeking views on plans for new Cycleway 9 extension

TfL is asking people to have their say on newly unveiled plans for an extension to west London’s Cycleway 9 route. The planned changes between Brentford and Hounslow would make thousands of walking and cycling journeys each week safer and easier, said TfL, enabling more people to use healthier and …

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TfL starts work on Hammersmith gyratory to improve cycle safety

TfL has started work to transform the Hammersmith gyratory for walking and cycling, including a protected two-way cycle track on the north side and new signals for cyclists at junctions. The aim is to reduce danger to vulnerable road users on the junction as part of TfL’s Vision Zero goal …

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Pothole problem worsening in Manchester, research reveals

New Government statistics have shown that the conditions of roads in Manchester have improved since 2018 – but research by JMW Solicitors has revealed that the number of potholes reported in the city has increased in that time. The road condition survey results show that the percentage of classified roads …

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TfL to start work next week on new Westminster Bridge safety measures

TfL will start work next week on new safety measures on Westminster Bridge, with the main work starting on 15th November and lasting until the end of January 2022. The work will see the installation of permanent barriers to protect people walking and cycling on both sides of the bridge, …

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Vivacity Labs, Vaisala partner to drive travel sustainability

Vivacity Labs and Vaisala have partnered to provide transport, weather and environmental data insights to improve travel sustainability. Vivacity’s sensors, which use artificial intelligence and machine learning to capture anonymous traffic counts of different transport modes across a selected ‘count line’, will pair its sensors with Vaisala’s weather and environmental …

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Latest section of Leeds’ Dewsbury Road cycle route opens

The latest section of Leeds’ Dewsbury Road cycle route was officially opened yesterday, Wednesday 27th October. The 1.5km section of new route between Garnet Road and Beeston Ring Road extends the existing segregated cycle lane on Dewsbury Road and will help connect more people with job, training, education and leisure …

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Vivacity Labs, DOLL partner to showcase AI-powered traffic sensors

London-based transport technology scaleup Vivacity Labs has teamed up with Danish Outdoor Living Lab (DOLL) to display the capabilities of Vivacity’s AI-powered traffic sensors in helping make cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Addressing the needs of emerging smart and connected cities, DOLL offers a platform for companies to test …

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TfL to start work to improve safety at Battersea Bridge

TfL is starting work tomorrow, Thursday 21st October, to make crossing Battersea Bridge safer, as part of its work to improve road safety in the area in line with its Vision Zero goal of eliminating death and serious injury on the road network. The work will include a new signalised …

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