Tag Archives: Pentonville Road

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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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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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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Vigil at fatal junction tomorrow 6pm

The excellent London Cycling Campaign, Road Peace and London Living Streets invite cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicle users who want to make our roads safe for all to use to a vigil at the junction of Euston/Pentonville Roads and York … Continue reading

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Limited improvements to fatal junction begin next month

From 9 January 2012 to 9 January 2013 the left turn at the junction of Euston Road/Pentonville Road into York Way will be suspended at certain times of the day whilst Transport for London (TfL) undertakes limited improvements.

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