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Construction work to begin soon on new cycle route between Finsbury Park and Holloway Road

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that construction work will begin on a new cycle route between Finsbury Park and Holloway Road on 20th February. The new section of Cycleway 50 will be the first along a major new corridor of safer walking and cycling infrastructure. The new route, which includes an overhaul of …

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Cycling UK threatens BCP Council with legal action over decision to keep Keyhole Bridge underpass open to motor traffic

Cycling UK is threatening legal action against Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council, should it not reconsider its decision to keep Keyhole Bridge underpass in Poole open to motorised traffic. The narrow single-lane road was closed to motor vehicles under an experimental traffic restriction order (ETRO) in 2020 to provide …

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£200 million Government fund announced to improve walking and cycling routes and boost local economies

Schools, high streets and main roads are set to benefit from improved crossings and junctions to support walking and cycling, reduce emissions and boost local economies, thanks to a £200 million fund announced today. Active Travel England is inviting local authorities in England to apply for funding to make improvements …

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TfL moves forward with plans for new Nine Elms cycle route

TfL has published a consultation report that confirms it is moving forward with plans to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle on Battersea Park Road in Nine Elms. The plans for Battersea Park Road will deliver: – 150m of protected cycle tracks with physical segregation, in response to …

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TfL moving forward with Greenwich to Woolwich cycleway plans

TfL has published a consultation report outlining the next steps for a new cycleway between Greenwich and Woolwich. The consultation, which took place before the pandemic, showed that 77% of people responding believed the planned changes would result in more people cycling, while 70% said the same about walking. Will …

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TfL to restart work on schemes to make roads safer for walking and cycling

TfL has announced that it will restart work on paused schemes that aim to make the capital’s roads safer and more attractive for those walking and cycling, following investment being secured as part of the latest funding agreement with Government. TfL paused some of its investment in walking and cycling …

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Cycling UK launches new long-distance cycling route in Norfolk

Cycling UK is launching a new long-distance cycling route in Norfolk today, Thursday 13th October. Called the Rebellion Way, it is a 232-mile (373km) route beginning and ending in Norwich. It’s designed to be ridden over four to six days in one go but can be split in half at …

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TfL, Lewisham Council open new section of cycle route in Deptford

Transport for London (TfL) and Lewisham Council have opened a new section of cycleway on Evelyn Street in Deptford. The work has created: – 1.4km of two-way protected cycle track, keeping people cycling separated from motor traffic – New pedestrian crossings at Gosterwood Street and Grinstead Road, which will make walking …

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Three cycling schemes in London introduced during pandemic to be made permanent, TfL announces

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it will be making three cycling schemes introduced during the pandemic permanent, following public consultations. During the pandemic, TfL worked with councils to make it easier for people to walk and cycle safely across the capital. Many of these schemes have since been …

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