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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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Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath reopens offering improved walking and cycling access

Improved walking and cycling access along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath was officially opened by the Mayor of West Yorkshire Tracy Brabin on Saturday 3rd September. The scheme is part of a £2.7 million investment to boost access on two West Yorkshire canals, which involved improvement works between Milnsbridge and …

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Cycling UK announces new long-distance cycling route for Norfolk

Cycling UK has announced its intention to launch a new long-distance cycling route in Norfolk, which will be ready for the public to ride from October. Called the Rebellion Way, it is a 228-mile (364km) route beginning and ending in the city of Norwich. It is designed to be ridden …

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TfL transforms Hammersmith gyratory to make walking and cycling safer and easier

TfL has completed work to transform the roads around Hammersmith gyratory, set to make walking and cycling safer and easier with new protected cycle lanes and new pedestrian crossings. The changes will help to build on the huge increases in cycling seen in the capital since the start of the …

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TfL to fine motorists caught driving in mandatory cycle lanes and cycle tracks

Transport for London (TfL) will begin issuing fines to vehicles that drive within, or cross, the white lines of cycle lanes that are marked by a solid white line and cycle tracks on TfL’s Road Network (TLRN), from next week. The Government has introduced new powers allowing TfL and London …

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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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