Articles by jamesup

How To Say 'Stand On The Right Please' In 29 Languages

How To Say 'Stand On The Right Please' In 29 Languages

We went crowd-sourcing to build the definitive international guide to telling people off on escalators. | By jamesup
HMS Ocean Welcomes Tourists, Gives Them Guns And Stickers

HMS Ocean Welcomes Tourists, Gives Them Guns And Stickers

HMS Ocean is anchored up in Greenwich and Games-ready! | By jamesup
Did Boris Write Twenty Twelve 'Way To Go!' Gag?

Did Boris Write Twenty Twelve 'Way To Go!' Gag?

Fiction and reality blur between 'Twenty Twelve' parody transport strategy and Boris Johnson's real transport strategy. | By jamesup
How To Cope With London’s 2012 Tourists

How To Cope With London’s 2012 Tourists

We've got five simple rules to survive the tourist storm on the horizon. | By jamesup
Elephant And Castle Cycle Superhighway HGV Threat

Elephant And Castle Cycle Superhighway HGV Threat

The Elephant and Castle western cycle bypass could be used by a developer as an HGV delivery route, if plans go ahead. | By jamesup
10,000 Brave The Rain For Go Dutch Big Ride

10,000 Brave The Rain For Go Dutch Big Ride

10,000 wet souls celebrate cycling breakthrough as London sets course to 'Go Dutch'. | By jamesup
Cycling In The City Talks Elections

Cycling In The City Talks Elections

Blogger Danny Williams tells us what he'd like to see the Mayor and Assembly do for cycling. | By jamesup
Traffic Free Cycle Ride To Demand Traffic Free Cycling This Saturday

Traffic Free Cycle Ride To Demand Traffic Free Cycling This Saturday

Big friendly cycle ride on Saturday, big angry protest tonight! | By jamesup
Green Election Manifesto: Jenny's Agenda

Green Election Manifesto: Jenny's Agenda

Jenny's manifesto for a Green London, another tome we've read on your behalf. | By jamesup
A Modest Proposal To Improve Crossrail

A Modest Proposal To Improve Crossrail

We review the Daily Mail's concerns about Crossrail's route, and suggest some modest improvements. | By jamesup
Boris Attacks Ken Over Sultan’s Elephant, Which He Said Was Brilliant

Boris Attacks Ken Over Sultan’s Elephant, Which He Said Was Brilliant

Boris condemns wasteful public art he called 'brilliant', 'magical' and 'bewitching'. | By jamesup
Mayoral Election: Transport Promises You Shouldn’t Trust

Mayoral Election: Transport Promises You Shouldn’t Trust

Prepare yourself for the Mayoral Election with out guide to undeliverable transport promises... | By jamesup
Cyclists To Hold Parliament Square Protest Ahead of CycleSafe Debate

Cyclists To Hold Parliament Square Protest Ahead of CycleSafe Debate

A flash protest this Wednesday to ask Parliament to make cycling better for all. | By jamesup
Standard Criticises Times Cycling Campaign, Similar To Its Own

Standard Criticises Times Cycling Campaign, Similar To Its Own

The Standard's Simon Jenkins goes off on one against a campaign his paper sort of started. Odd. | By jamesup
London Underground Looks Pretty When Speeded Up

London Underground Looks Pretty When Speeded Up

Look how pretty the Tube is when you speed it up to some funky music. | By jamesup
Times Launches Cycle Safety Campaign As Journalist Remains In Coma

Times Launches Cycle Safety Campaign As Journalist Remains In Coma

The Times puts London's cycling safety issues on the national agenda. | By jamesup
Transport Minster Theresa Villiers Hospitalised In Bike Crash

Transport Minster Theresa Villiers Hospitalised In Bike Crash

An accident in Westminster leaves Minister with broken collarbone | By jamesup
London Designer Has A New Take On Cycle Wayfinding

London Designer Has A New Take On Cycle Wayfinding

Could this London-based graphic designer be cycling's answer to Harry Beck? | By jamesup
Will Someone Please Explain What's Wrong With The Hammersmith Flyover?

Will Someone Please Explain What's Wrong With The Hammersmith Flyover?

We asked a Structural Engineering Phd to try and explain what's gone wrong with London's most infamous flyover. | By jamesup
New Cycling Group To Protest At Kings Cross Tonight

New Cycling Group To Protest At Kings Cross Tonight

Watch out for a protest blocking the Kings Cross Gyratory tonight | By jamesup
Christmas Vigil For Road Deaths At Kings Cross Tonight

Christmas Vigil For Road Deaths At Kings Cross Tonight

A 6pm memorial meeting for the 16 cycling deaths on London's roads this year. | By jamesup
Tour Du Danger Raises Hopes Of Turning Point For Road Safety

Tour Du Danger Raises Hopes Of Turning Point For Road Safety

A historic and tragic week for London's mass cycling movement: another death, questions to the Mayor, a disappointing scheme for Elephant and a huge turnout at the Tour Du Danger. | By jamesup
Cyclists To Tour TfL's 10 Most Dangerous Junctions

Cyclists To Tour TfL's 10 Most Dangerous Junctions

Join a 10-stop cycle tour of the junctions revealed by Vall Shawcross at Mayor's Question Time as the most dangerous for cycling in London. | By jamesup
Residents Call For Elephant And Castle Cycle Bypass

Residents Call For Elephant And Castle Cycle Bypass

A group of concerned residents have started a campaign to have an eastern cycling bypass of the Elephant and Castle roundabout system included in the planned regeneration scheme. | By jamesup
A Ghost Bike Tribute for Deep Lee

A Ghost Bike Tribute for Deep Lee

Friends and strangers gathered to mourn the passing of the 24-year-old, killed in King's Cross on 3 October. | By jamesup
Ghost Bike To Mark Site Of Min Joo Lee’s Death

Ghost Bike To Mark Site Of Min Joo Lee’s Death

The death of Min Joo Lee, hit by an HGV in Kings Cross, is to be marked with the installation of a Ghost Bike on Wednesday. | By jamesup
Developer Applies For Very Dull Oxford Street Development

Developer Applies For Very Dull Oxford Street Development

Crossrail and property developer Derwent have submitted a planning application for their Tottenham Court Road Station development, and everyone isn't happy. | By jamesup
TfL Accused Of Corporate Manslaughter At Kings Cross Junction

TfL Accused Of Corporate Manslaughter At Kings Cross Junction

Local campaigners want corporate manslaughter charges brought against TfL following the death of Min Joo Lee at Kings Cross on 3 October. | By jamesup
Amazing Escape In Cyclist/Lorry Crash in London Bridge

Amazing Escape In Cyclist/Lorry Crash in London Bridge

An incredible escape for a woman on a bike near London Bridge Station... | By jamesup
All Party Support At Third 'People Friendly' Blackfriars Protest

All Party Support At Third 'People Friendly' Blackfriars Protest

London political heavyweights joined 2,500 people on Blackfriars Bridge last night for a third protest against TfL's reworking of the gyratory junction. | By jamesup
LCC Proposes Pedestrian And Cyclist Friendly Blackfriars

LCC Proposes Pedestrian And Cyclist Friendly Blackfriars

Impressions of how the Blackfriars gyratory could be removed to make the junction safe for cyclists and pleasant for pedestrians. | By jamesup
Stratford City Unveils London’s Newest Impassable Cycle Lane

Stratford City Unveils London’s Newest Impassable Cycle Lane

A truly special piece of cycling provision. | By jamesup
Heathrow Rolls Out Driverless Pods

Heathrow Rolls Out Driverless Pods

A year later than planned and with little fanfare the Heathrow Pod system has started running | By jamesup
Romford Cycle Attack Caught On Camera. Know Him?

Romford Cycle Attack Caught On Camera. Know Him?

Do you know the Romford Flat Cap Cycle Attacker, caught on camera having a bizarre altercation with a road user (on a bike) who correctly takes the inside lane while turning right on a roundabout? | By jamesup
Hundreds Join Blackfriars Bridge Protest

Hundreds Join Blackfriars Bridge Protest

Friday evening saw hundreds protest against TfL’s planned 30mph gyratory, work on which began later that night. | By jamesup
Blackfriars Scheme Direct Action Planned Tomorrow

Blackfriars Scheme Direct Action Planned Tomorrow

Protesters will take to the streets tomorrow night for a direct action against TfL's Blackfriars plans. | By jamesup
Tories' Tit-For-Tat Walk Out Scuppers Road Safety And Clean Air Votes

Tories' Tit-For-Tat Walk Out Scuppers Road Safety And Clean Air Votes

Conservative walkout prevented debates and votes of road safety and air pollution as they expressed frustration with assembly position elections. | By jamesup
New Bus For London Is On The (Northern Irish) Roads

New Bus For London Is On The (Northern Irish) Roads

A rough and ready video clip of the 'new Routemaster' | By jamesup
Cycle Lane At Blackfriars Saved, Real Progress Unexpected

Cycle Lane At Blackfriars Saved, Real Progress Unexpected

TfL has announced by email to the 560 respondents that the ‘engagement’ on the Blackfriars Bridge design has concluded that new plans are needed. | By jamesup
Last Chance To Stop TfL Removing Blackfriars Bike Lane

Last Chance To Stop TfL Removing Blackfriars Bike Lane

The TfL ‘engagement’ exercise on the Blackfriars bike lane closes this afternoon. One email from you can stop it being removed. | By jamesup
Streettalk Meets The Cycling Embassy Of Great Britain

Streettalk Meets The Cycling Embassy Of Great Britain

The founder of the Cycling Embassy of Great Britain, Jim Davis, spoke last night at the second Streettalk. | By jamesup
Heathrow Link to Waterloo Plan Abandoned

Heathrow Link to Waterloo Plan Abandoned

Other rail alternatives now being pursued. | By jamesup
TfL To ‘Re-Engage’ On Blackfriars Remodelling

TfL To ‘Re-Engage’ On Blackfriars Remodelling

The uproar of cycling campaign groups, assembly members, and you - dear readers - have forced TfL to listen to public opinions on the Blackfriars Bridge approach redesign. | By jamesup
TfL Planning To Remove Blackfriars Bridge Approach Cycle Lane

TfL Planning To Remove Blackfriars Bridge Approach Cycle Lane

TfL proposes to add a second general traffic lane through the Blackfriars approach, removing the cycle lane from that most-needed stretch. There's an unpublicised consultation and it ends on Wednesday. | By jamesup
Last Chance To See The Bike/Boat/Outdoor Show

Last Chance To See The Bike/Boat/Outdoor Show

Today’s your last chance to catch the Bike Show. | By jamesup
Base-Jumpers Mark New Year From Shard

Base-Jumpers Mark New Year From Shard

Andy Powell spotted two basejumpers circling over Southwark amid the New Year fireworks. | By jamesup
Love Your Lido: Hampstead Men's Pond

Love Your Lido: Hampstead Men's Pond

By jamesup

New Restaurant Review: Studio East Dining @ Stratford City

By jamesup