Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Cycling update from Lambeth Council at next Lambeth Cyclists meet

Come along next Tuesday 15th July to Lambeth Cyclists monthly meet at Stockwell Community Centre, 1 Studley Road, Stockwell SW4 (behind Stockwell tube station) at 7:30pm to find out from Lambeth Council what's happening on the cycling and related transport front.

I've put together a list of topics of interest, below, and suggested a briefing note would be useful so we can concentrate on questions and answers.

2011-2014 Lambeth Transport Plan: Outcomes against targets and reasons. How does the Council monitor this and when/where are outcome reports published?
LIP programme of investment for 2014/15 to 2017/18.
Central and South London Sub Regional Transport Panels update re sub-regional transport plans
Councillor(s) responsibility for transport and for cycling, and reporting/scrutiny measures
Lambeth staffing structure and outsourcing principal contractors for design/build etc.
Implications of borough funding cuts and of losing revenue due to ‘spy’ car camera ban

Principal capital development/works over coming two or so years:

Cycling Superhighways
CS7 upgrade

Major Junctions
Stockwell Gyratory
Vauxhall Gyratory 
Tulse Hill Gyratory
Waterloo Imax Roundabout
Lambeth Bridge South Roundabout
Loughborough Junction

Inner London Grid
•             The Central London Grid (covering Waterloo and Vauxhall) – the network and funding are due to be confirmed in the summer, but Lambeth has been told that the network it submitted for the consultation at the beginning of 2014 was too dense, and that only a few key routes will be funded.

Quietways and Greenways
•             Quietway 2 – Waterloo to Greenwich – this route mainly passes through Southwark, with a short section in Lambeth, is one of the first two Quietways in London to be funded by the Mayor.
•             Quietway Waterloo to Clapham to Croydon will be in the second wave of 8 Quietways
•             Greenway from Ruskin Park to Archbishop Park – we had already started to work up designs for this route.  It is not yet on the Mayor’s Quietway programme but we believe it should be as it could be progressed quite quickly.
Tyers Street linear park extension

Town Centre development
Clapham Old Town cycling works timetable
Streatham High Road A23 improvements.
Future Neighbourhood Enhancement Programme

Public Transport Development
Northern Line extension
Crossrail/Tube for Streatham
Lambeth Council commissioned study of options for upgraded stations at Loughborough Junction and Brixton
Bus/cycle lane hours extension

20mph implementation timetable; any exemptions
Developing plans for ward asks made by Lambeth Cyclists (
Sustrans – Granton Primary project; Vauxhall Street Project and any others
Cycle Parking – hangars, stands and major transport hubs
Lambeth Physical Activity and Sport Strategy
September 12th, Lambeth hosted London Cycling Show (
September 13th, Made in Lambeth cycling event
Thurs 25th September:  Lambeth Sustainability Forum – sustainable transport review and forward plan
One-way to two-way for cyclists: Crescent Lane etc.
Road resurfacing schedule and taking advantage to improve cycle markings
Reason for failure to install sinusoidal humps on LCN3 in Turret Grove SW4 and when will remedial action take place?
Lambeth Cycling Festival, cycle training, cycle loan