Tag Archives: Road safety

Dreams of Kings Cross, a comment on proposed changes on the gyratory system

  There was once a green valley with a pretty stream, before they dumped without any consideration all their rubbish and poo in the waters, so it became poisonous and smelly and rather than stop their activities, they tunnelled the … Continue reading

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Transport for London lets us down again. Will the new Mayor make a difference?

First the ‘good’ news: The Chancellor’s November statement included an annual £700 million cuts to Transport for London (TfL). I quivered with fear thinking, that’s the dangerous gyratory redesign gone. But no! The £700 million annual cut is to the … 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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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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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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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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Love The Cally? Then you’ll love this…

I start the morning with a huge smile. Councillors in Cally ward on the Islington side of KX have announced a road improvement programme for Caledonian Road that includes a new zebra crossing, road build outs, additional parking and canal bridge safety … Continue reading

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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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