Category Archives: Transport

Give TFL your comments on proposed congestion zone changes (by Feb. 8th.)

In case you were not aware of it, TFL is suggesting a change of the Congestion zone exemptions.  This affects at least half of all Kings Cross residents (the ones in the Camden section) with exception of the roads North … Continue reading

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In the dark at York Way’s KX bus stop

At Transport for London and LB Camden’s all new improved King’s Cross Station York Way bus stop tonight passengers are still in the dark (see picture taken at 6.30pm, left). The bus stop should be lit making people waiting feel … Continue reading

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A happy KXmas

The last stage of the station’s redevelopment is following the seasons in a way. It’s the beginning of a long winter of facial reconstruction and hibernation behind hoardings, with the final bit of the green canopy ‘wrapping’ set to be … Continue reading

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London Assembly publishes report into cycle safety: Gearing Up

The Transport Committee of the London Assembly was tasked with investigating cycling in London at its meeting on 14 June 2012. The aim was threefold: to understand the issues facing current cyclists and the barriers to potential cyclists; to examine the plans proposed … Continue reading

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Protest planned for the 25th anniversary of the King’s Cross fire

This Sunday, 18 November will mark 25 years since a ferocious fire swept up the Piccadilly line escalator at King’s Cross underground station during evening rush hour, killing 31 people in the ticket hall. The Rail Maritime and Transport union … Continue reading

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TfL & Camden public meeting to discuss KX roads next week

LB Camden has issued a draft agenda for the public meeting this Wednesday evening the 17 October, 6.00 pm to 8.30 pm at the Camden Centre – entrance on Bidborough Street, WC1H 9JE.  The meeting will be chaired by Councillor Phil Jones, … Continue reading

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Camden Council host public meeting with Transport for London

News just in from Camden Council, apologies for the short notice: “Come along to a public meeting on 17 October. “Along with our partners at Transport for London we are holding a public meeting about transport issues in the borough. This is … Continue reading

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Ilkeston’s historic journey through King’s Cross

It’s been fantastic to see the historic narrow boat, the Ilkeston (built in 1912), travel through our neighbourhood being pulled by Buddy, the lovely shire horse. This was the first time a narrow boat has been pulled this way on London’s … Continue reading

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