Articles 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