Tag Archives: cycling

Have your say on the future of the National Sports Centre

The GLA, which owns a long lease on the National Sports Centre, has issued a new consultation on its future.  One of our London Assembly Members has welcomed the consultation, but written to the Mayor asking for the residents to be given more information about the plans. Continue reading Have your say on the future of the National Sports Centre

Penge’s Cycle Superhighway cancelled

Boris Johnson has confirmed that TfL have canned the planned Cycle Superhighway 6, which would have run from Penge up to Dulwich, through Camberwell and Elephant and Castle, and to the City. This just a couple of months after he re-dropped the tram extension, and a year after he announced plans to build a hotel on our park. Does he have something against us? Continue reading Penge’s Cycle Superhighway cancelled

Boris’ vision for Crystal Palace: no tram, more traffic

Boris Johnson has unveiled his long-term infrastructure plan, setting out what he thinks London needs up to 2050. There’s lots to take in, but two quick headlines for Crystal Palace are: no tram extension, and more motor traffic on our polluted, congested roads. Continue reading Boris’ vision for Crystal Palace: no tram, more traffic

Lambeth Labour blocking air pollution solutions

Air pollution is responsible for over 4,000 premature deaths in London, making it the second most deadly health problem after smoking. Crystal Palace suffers from long queues of dirty traffic crawling through the area, so why would Lambeth Labour try to block a Green initiative to do something about it? Continue reading Lambeth Labour blocking air pollution solutions