Terrific coverage in the Islington Tribune and great speech from Labour party member Chris Kenyon.
We want segregation like Camden’s Tavistock Place. We want Hackney’s modal filters.
Banished cycle campaigner follows up with a critical letter about cycle infrastructure to the Islington Tribune
Cyclist killed in crash as he rode to work on Camden Road, Aug 29th
Islington Council Officers asked for a list of Quick Wins in 2015. Here’s what we submitted on October 8th (2015).
2) Consider model filtering to completely remove through traffic in the Highbury area (between Blackstock Rd & Holloway Rd) forcing…
One particular issue is that Islington is reluctant to reduce through traffic for safe cycle routes by introducing traffic filters because officers and councillors don’t want to displace traffic onto larger roads. They fear the initial surge of displacement, prior to traffic settling back to old levels, would make noise and air pollution worse for the poorest residents in the borough. Of course, this leaves many residents without direct and comfortable cycle routes, guaranteeing limited modal shift.