A second Shoreditch crossing is saved!

Another crossing in Curtain Road, Shoreditch — this time a combined cycling and walking (toucan) crossing — was recently programmed for removal by Transport for London. We sent an objection to the removal, on the grounds that the crossing: does not affect Transport for London Road Network traffic is important for access to the Holywell […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 7th March 2012

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, March 7th, 2012, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: David Altheer, Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Alex Cooper, Jenni Gwiazdowski, Charlie Lloyd, Saadat Mir, Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Brenda Puech (events co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes), Jane Willdigg. Apologies: Michael Cordy (treasurer), Tim Evans. Agenda: 1. […]

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TfL withdraws threat to remove Curtain Road pedestrian crossing

Congratulations to Hackney’s branch of the pedestrian lobby organisation Living Streets for their successful campaign to oppose Transport for London’s plan to remove the pedestrian crossing on Curtain Road. Installed in 2002 as part of the partial dismantling of the Shoreditch gyratory system, the crossing was particularly valued by people with mobility and visual impairments […]

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