Tag Archives: Euston Road

Keep it lowdown on the south side

So urge the conservation committees for King’s Cross and Bloomsbury and the Friends of Argyle Square. They have launched a campaign to protect the area of Euston Road facing the stations from becoming a home for tall buildings. It comes … Continue reading

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TfL 2012 King’s Cross road safety study update

Thanks to Caroline Pidgeon at the Greater London Assembly for forwarding this news from TFL onto us: TfL has committed to investigating the potential redevelopment of the road layout around Kings Cross to improve safety especially for pedestrians and cyclists, … Continue reading

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Street art ‘Marmite’ unveiled on Euston Road

A massive graffiti mural has been completed on a building opposite St Pancras station today. The vivid artwork was commissioned by the building and hotel owner, Tony Megaro. “The idea is basically to bring a bit of fun and colour … 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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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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TfL improvements may make things worse

Works currently being carried out to the junction where 24 year old Central St Martin’s design student Deep Lee (Min Joo Lee) met her death last year may make things worse. (TfL’s improvement works shown left.) Recognised by cyclists and pedestrians alike … Continue reading

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Trixi mirrors will not stop road deaths says new research

The Institute for Road Safety Research in The Netherlands has found that blind spot roadside mirrors (known as Trixi mirrors) do not have a significant impact on the number of collisions between trucks and cyclists at junctions. They state that … Continue reading

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