Tag Archives: Cycling

Transport for London responds to KX road safety concerns by making it worse

Bikes Alive, the recently-formed network of cyclists who are taking non-violent direct action, returns to the lethal road junction outside Kings Cross station at 6.30pm on Monday evening, 20 February … as Transport for London (TfL) starts work to change … Continue reading

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Join the party on Monday!

The regular ‘go-slow’ events organised by Bikes Alive in King’s Cross have a light hearted party atmosphere. Join in this Monday at 6.30pm for one hour to add your voice to the call for safe roads in KX. Whether you … Continue reading

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The Londonist reports a Boris bike under an HGV

Posted on The Londonist yesterday: Boris Bike Accident In Clerkenwell BY DEAN · FEBRUARY 1, 2012 AT 10:05 AM · 5 COMMENTS · A Boris bike was involved in an accident with a HGV on Clerkenwell Road this morning. Reports on Twitter suggest that the cyclist has … Continue reading

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Camden Council Leader in live web chat

Cllr Nasim Ali, Leader of Camden Council, took local democracy another step forward this afternoon by taking part in a live web chat on the wearecamden.org website. A number of issues relevant to the KX area were asked by various participants, and Cllr Ali gave the … Continue reading

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Traffic go slow 23 Jan 6-7pm, all welcome

January 9th saw the first go slow at King’s Cross. The second takes place this Monday, 23 Jan between 6 and 7pm. It’s organised by BikesAlive! We covered the last one here and gave background as to why these protests are taking … Continue reading

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Bikes Alive! 23 January 6pm, will you be there?

Frustration at continued lack of action by Transport for London to ensure the safety of all road users across London resulted in a ‘go-slow’ protest on January 9th at King’s Cross. A second event is now planned by Bikes Alive … Continue reading

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Cyclist poet at King’s Cross

Last night’s go slow demo organised by Bikes Alive ended on a high point with Des, the cycling poet from the London Critical Mass rides, giving a fantastic performance at the junction of the Cally Road, Pentonville Road and King’s … Continue reading

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A taste of freedom for cyclists and pedestrians on KX roads

Traffic stopped at KX at the height of rush hour last night when hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians staged an hour long ‘go slow’ to highlight the appalling design of the King’s Cross gyratory system. The rush hour protest was … Continue reading

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