Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s easier to park you car then to ask someone to slow down

So Richmond also thinks that 20mph zones are a good idea – based on this week’s Cycling Liaison Group discussion. But they’re a good idea in a different way to removing yellow lines. Because, to remove yellow lines, you need a … Continue reading

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Why 20mph isn’t going to work in Blackfriars, or anywhere else for that matter …

Why 20mph isn’t going to work in Blackfriars, or anywhere else for that matter … Why isn’t TfL keen on 20mph zones at Blackfriars? Last night I attended my local Police Liaison Group  and earlier in the week, I went … Continue reading

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Kew Road cycle lane is saved by Cycling Liaison Group

Kew Road has mandatory cycle lanes for large parts of its length. At a previous Cycling Liaison Group, a number of us left the meeting under the impression that this was due to go. Happily, it seems that this facility … Continue reading

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Richmond sucks up “smoothing traffic flow” from TfL

Richmond recently announced plans to curb the blight of excessive parking restrictions from our borough. So this blogger wondered, how do they choose? And it turns out to be not especially scientific, sadly, or indeed to be taking into account, … Continue reading

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People walk in this area? Never mind – we have drivers we need to inform.

Where Sandycombe Road joins the A316, someone thought that the most important thing was not the people who might want to walk or cycle around, but those who were driving. As if this pavement isn’t already narrow, enough, someone thought … Continue reading

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