Mapped: missing ‘except cycles’ signs in Hackney

View Missing ‘except cycles’ signs in the London Borough of Hackney in a larger map With so many streets in Hackney ‘filtered’ so that they can’t be used as rat runs by through motor traffic, it’s a pity if the signage fails to advertise that they’re still open to cycle traffic. Many filtered streets — […]

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Secure residential parking — coming to your street?

Many houses and flats in inner London don’t have enough room to store bicycles comfortably indoors, and access is often via narrow passageways and staircases (writing from experience here — Ed.). A solution to this problem that has been tried and tested for many years in the Netherlands is on-street secure cycle parking. Lambeth Council […]

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Man doored in Dalston sues

Kevin Fallon, who was injured in a dooring incident in Dalston while on his commute from Walthamstow to the City, is suing the driver of the car involved for £200,000,according to a story in the Evening Standard, and is calling for a change in the law on liability.  

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A brace of Hackney winners in London Cycling Awards 2013

At last night’s London Cycling Awards, two of the ten awards went to projects based in our borough. Hackney Bike Around the Borough, an annual mass ride for hundreds of primary school pupils run by Hackney Council and Hackney Learning Trust, won the Best Schools Cycling Initiative award, while London Bike Kitchen, the DIY workshop […]

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Hackney LCC meeting 1st May 2013

London Cycling Campaign in Hackney Monthly Meeting Wednesday, May 1st , 2013, 7:30pm Marcon Court and Aspland Estates Community Hall Present: Siobhan Blackshaw (rides co-ordinator), Kate Charteris, Tim Evans, David Harris (treasurer and local news editor), Richard Lufkin, Jon Parker, Trevor Parsons (co-ordinator), Brenda Puech (events co-ordinator), Oliver Schick (secretary, minutes), Barbara Toscani. Apologies: Marian […]

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