Will Norman just standing up...
Sadiq has made commitment to shift from cars.
This dependency on the car is create danger and pollution...
40% of Londoners are not meeting the WHO guidance on activity.
[healthy streets wheel, drink]
Norman now shows before image of Orford Road, Waltham Forest.
New funding stream, Liveable Neighbourhoods Fund...
£85-86m funding, boroughs applying to first phase.
Quietways are being much commented on, but _done well_ work.
CS9 running from Olympia to Brentford and CS4.
Norman draws up image from end of TfL’s Strategic Cycle Analysis and says support, modelling important
Describing the poor levels of visibility drivers are currently being given by vehicles.
To rate vehicles using a star rating system.
TfL STARS scheme reaches ~ 50% of schools.
500k/yr sold in Germany, ~30k/yr in UK
How do we get cycling into such tools (& CityMapper etc) to support it?
But... Norman confirms CS11 gates still being discussed...
And now we get the Cycling News, with Neil.
- Labour pledge for £10/hd
- Mayor Andy Street also supporting £10/hd
Another 2,000 bikes now avail, 3.5k now handed out
- Worlds largest cycle park also opened in Utrecht [~12k?]
Kos Town, pop 25,000
Has two way raised tracks and dutch style cycle tracks at carriageway
Low level lights
200/hr on busy tracks
Good Broad demographics too
Tony Blackburn weighed in and @johnstreetdales noted the contribution from the “respected commentator and noted sage”
When joined TfL had no long-term spatial cycling plan
Press coverage included comments from Gilligan, former Cycling Commissioner.
Hopes to convince us otherwise
-TfL by Spring 2017
9% of Londoners in 400m
20% in 1km
-Business plan to 2022
34% in 400m
61% in 1km
(In context of developing network)
Cynemon, and other cycle data models in TfL’s reach.
Can start by looking at where are people cycling now
Intentionally, no low. Medium or higher
1- dedicated facilities
2- reduced access for other road users
3- high quality facilties in parallel
4- reworking buses
Defining new routes in inner and outer london
Central London Grid phase 2
OA studies (eg Isle of Dogs)
Find every opportunity to deliver the network
Include the network in London Plan and Local Plans
Q: How can it be enriched?
A: Not really possible, plan goes very far out and does not specify the form of infrastructure.
A: Are works, e.g. in Crossrail to scale up cycle parking.
Alex: #1 barrier is safety in every single survey, it’s key
The infrastructure matters, as does reaching out.
Bike to Work is great, but it’s not available to everyone- how do we fix that?
Women put off by intimidation & abuse
Norman: close pass initiatives and reporting imp