Tag Archives: Greater London Assembly

It’s been a long time coming, but we know changes to the King’s Cross gyratory are gonna come

For many, many years local campaigners have doggedly pushed for the dangerous, dirty and unfriendly traffic gyratory system to be removed and replaced with quality public space and safer, healthier roads for all. Their impressive unfailing commitment to achieve a seemingly impossible dream … Continue reading

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Air Pollution, bollocks and its mayor. A judgement to finally save us!

When I first discussed air pollution with my friends, amongst the parents the school my daughter was attending,  and with many others, they often looked at me, as if I was some sort of green radical. Maybe I am.  I … 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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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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When the Mayor is in charge of the police who will investigate him and his staff…?

TfL has questions to answer about whether its policies and practice adds up to corporate manslaughter of cyclists on the London roads it manages. TfL is part of the set of bodies compromising the Greater London Authority executive, answering to … Continue reading

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TfL shifts on KX killer gyratory

Jennette Arnold, (Greater London Assembly Member for the KX area) has won a major concession from Transport for London in a bid to ensure the safety of all road users in King’s Cross. TfL said yesterday:  “The Kings Cross one … Continue reading

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Road safety motion at GLA scuppered by walkout

At yesterday’s Greater London Assembly plenary session, member Jenny Jones put forward an important motion for discussion which was supported by, among many others, our local Greater London Assembly member Jennette Arnold: “This Assembly deeply regrets the deaths of cyclists on London’s road network and wishes to … Continue reading

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