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Cyclist pothole costs 25 times higher than driver claims

04/03/2019

Pothole compensation claims cost councils 25 times more per cyclist than for motorists, according to new research.

Hazzard gives green light to greenways

15/11/2016

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has given the green light to 1,000 kilometres of greenways – traffic free paths that can be used by walkers, runners and cyclists.

New campaign to improve cyclists’ safety

28/09/2016

Cyclists in London and Manchester are being encouraged to ‘hang back’ from lorries in a safety campaign launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Quietway opens in London

15/06/2016

London’s first Quietway route, a continuous sign-posted route which links Greenwich and Waterloo by quieter backstreet roads, is now open.

TfL making improvements at Bow Interchange

13/01/2016

Transport for London (TfL) has begun construction of safety improvements for pedestrians and cyclists at the Bow Interchange in east London.

Amey invests £1m in protecting cyclists

25/11/2015

Amey is investing almost £1million in new fleet technology that is designed to protect cyclists and pedestrians.

Cyclists fall victim to deteriorating roads

03/09/2015

Deteriorating road surfaces are one of the main factors behind a significant increase in the numbers of cyclists being killed or seriously injured, according to the CTC, the national cycling charity.

Ban on unsafe lorries comes into effect

01/09/2015

A ban on unsafe lorries has come into effect in London from today (1 September 2015).

Cyclists banned from using A19

05/08/2015

Cyclists have been banned from using the A19 in Teesside.

New signals help cyclists get a head start in Liverpool

18/06/2015

A new scheme is helping cyclists in Liverpool to beat the traffic.

Mayor marks start of work on Cycle Superhighways

10/03/2015

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has marked the start of work on London’s first segregated Cycle Superhighway after helping to dig out the first tarmac.

Unsafe lorries will be banned from London’s roads

09/02/2015

Lorries without safety equipment will be banned from London’s roads in an effort to protect cyclists and pedestrians.

Old Street roundabout to get overhaul

13/11/2014

Plans to radically redesign Old Street roundabout, transforming the area for cyclists and pedestrians and creating a new public space for all to enjoy, have been announced by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

HGV blind spot technology to be tested

24/04/2014

Blind spot safety technology that can be fitted to heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will be independently tested by TRL (Transport Research Laboratory).  

£300m to be spent on improving 33 London junctions

27/02/2014

A £300 million programme of investment will see 33 of London’s most notorious road junctions upgraded to make them safer and less threatening for cyclists and pedestrians.

TfL to ban unsafe lorries from London’s roads

04/02/2014

Transport for London (TfL) has set out plans to make lorries safer for cyclists.

Cycle-level lights to be installed in London

16/12/2013

New low-level traffic lights designed for cyclists have been authorised for use following safety trials.

Deaths of cyclists in London spark call for road safety

18/11/2013

Six cyclists have been killed on London’s roads in the last two weeks.

Cycle safety campaign launched in key UK cities

22/10/2013

A campaign to raise awareness of cycle safety in London is being rolled out in cities across the UK.

Ringway Jacobs puts focus on cyclist and pedestrian safety

15/08/2013

Ringway Jacobs has announced a partnership with Cycle Safety Shield that aims to reduce cycle and pedestrian collision with heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

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