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Boris and TFL Publish Londons First Action Plan For Bikes

Boris and TFL Publish London's First Action Plan For Bikes

1 hi-def photos  1 comments 24 March 2014, 20:09
The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) today published the capital's first Motorcycle Safety Action Plan designed to directly reduce the number of collisions involving motorcyclists and scooter riders.
New Competition Gives Bikesafe-London Riders Chance To Win Their Dream Motorcycle Or Scooter

New Competition Gives Bikesafe-London Riders Chance To Win Their Dream Motorcycle Or Scooter

1 hi-def photos  22 August 2011, 10:35
Riders who participate in Transport for London (TfL) motorcycle or scooter assessment days during the next three months could win a new motorcycle or scooter in a competition being run in conjunction with the Motor Cycle Industry Association (MCI).
Bus Lane Decision in More Detail

Bus Lane Decision in More Detail

17 June 2010, 09:00
Motorcyclists in London will be permitted to use the Capital’s red route bus lanes under a new Motorcycles in Bus Lanes trial that has been announced by the Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) yesterday (16 June).
YAY! Were Back In The Bus Lanes! (for now at least)

YAY! We're Back In The Bus Lanes! (for now at least)

17 June 2010, 08:46
Mayor Boris Johnson has today announced he will continue to allow motorcycles to use bus lanes, operated by Transport for London (TfL), for the time being. Johnson observed: "The chaos that was predicted by some doomsayers has clearly not materialised and, as I suspected would be the case, we have found substantial support for the measure.”
(DFT) London Councils and TfL Receive £1.5m to Help Manage Highways Assets

(DFT) London Councils and TfL Receive £1.5m to Help Manage Highways Assets

05 March 2009, 23:28
An extra £1.5m will be awarded to councils in London and TfL to help them manage their roads, bridges and other assets, Transport Minister Paul Clark announced today.
Urgent Action Needed - by You!

Urgent Action Needed - by You!

6 comments 31 January 2009, 22:09
Apparently Transport for London are receiving very few comments from motorcyclists about the new London-wide TfL trial of motorcycles in red-route bus lanes. ??The latest news is that as part of the evaluation of the scheme 'users views' will be taken into account and 'numbers responding' will play a part in this. ??Clearly none of us want to see a situation where 5,000 cyclists have protested and 200 motorcyclists support. It's this kind of thing that would shift the political balance against us.
MCI Launches Bus Lane Code of Conduct

MCI Launches Bus Lane Code of Conduct

03 January 2009, 23:52
To coincide with the opening of London’s red route bus lanes to motorcyclists on January 5th, the Motor Cycle Industry Association (MCI) has today launched a new Code of Conduct for motorcyclists who will be enjoying the new freedom to use bus lanes. The Code has been developed in partnership with the Metropolitan Police and is supported by motorcycle riders’ groups, Motorcycle News and motorcycle dealerships.
Bikers at IAM Conference Call for More Bus Lane Access

Bikers at IAM Conference Call for More Bus Lane Access

03 July 2008, 19:58
Motorcyclists at the IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) bike conference this week (30th June 2008) called for greater access to bus lanes. A delegate survey of 130 motorcyclists, representing the IAM’s 19,000 motorcycle members, overwhelmingly supported bus lane access for bikers (92 per cent). The move could have significant improvements for the safety of motorcyclists, say the IAM.
A New Bridge for East London

A New Bridge for East London

14 March 2006, 17:39
Transport for London (TfL) are at it again! You may not have heard of the proposal by TfL to built a new bridge across the Thames. The proposed Thames Gateway Bridge (TGB) would be a local road bridge connecting Beckton to Thamesmead in East London, with two segregated and dedicated public transport lanes and separate lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.
Congestion Charge Threat to Motorcycles

Congestion Charge Threat to Motorcycles

14 March 2006, 16:50
The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, was forced to issue a statement to confirm the continuing exemption to congestion charging currently enjoyed by motorcycles and scooters. The threat to remove this exemption was revealed by the Evening Standard.
Speed cameras may cause accidents

Speed cameras 'may cause accidents'

25 June 2005, 16:42
Fresh doubts over the value of speed cameras were raised yesterday after a surge in accidents at sites where they are installed. Official papers show that the number of crashes rose instead of fell at 70 sites in London.
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