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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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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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