Hackney’s permeability improvements win London Cycling Award!

We are very pleased to announce that Hackney Streetscene has won this year’s London Cycling Award for best facility for their cycle permeability programme. Congratulations to Streetscene engineer Bronwyn Allen and her colleagues. Also many thanks to those Hackney LCC members who contributed their local knowledge about places that needed cycle gaps, dropped kerbs etc. It’s great that […]

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Stokey one-way system removal budget demand by Green party This week’s Hackney Gazette reports that the Greater London Assembly’s two Green party members, on whose votes London mayor Ken Livingstone depends for passing his budget, are demanding funding next year for a project management team to work on removal of the Stoke Newington one-way system. Sounds […]

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Hackney’s permeability improvements deserve an award

We have nominated Hackney Streetscene for an LCC award for their work introducing small-scale but important permeability improvements. Click here to see a selection of these improvements that make help to create a fine-meshed network of route choices for cyclists. We would very much like to see a complete permeability survey of our borough (as first […]

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Evening Standard calls Hackney ‘cycling heaven’

Yesterday’s issue of ‘London’s quality newspaper’, which until recently bashed cycling as regularly as possible but has since undergone a miraculous conversion, featured a double-page spread contrasting cycling in the City and Hackney. Andrew Gilligan’s article castigates the City for inaction, and realistically credits much of Hackney’s growth in cycling to demographics and geography. But […]

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