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Since we wrote to RBKC about the increased urgency of changes in our borough’s streets we have seen some action, and some promises of more to come – 20mph limits and a safe cycle route bringing life back to Kensington High Street among them. Thank you to all who have made those happen. But as we know RBKC had a huge […]
Covid-19 already has changed our travel needs and possibilities. It’s also meant our air is – for now at least – cleaner. We’ve written to RBKC to suggest transport policies to allow safe travel and keep our air clean. Open letter to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 1st May, 2020 Dear Councillors Campbell and […]
Jonathan Kelly is a local resident, a co-founder of Better Streets for Kensington & Chelsea and Divisional Manager of Barts Heart Centre at St Bartholomew Hospital. He’s helped and encouraged his staff to cycle to work during the coronavirus crisis and he’s also been instrumental in Brompton’s scheme to loan bikes to NHS staff across […]
While most people are focused on saving lives in the current pandemic, yesterday MP for Kensington Felicity Buchan revealed she’d been spending her time rather differently. She released an extraordinary and long open letter opposing the road safety scheme on Holland Park Avenue and Notting Hill Gate on multiple grounds. “While I support more cycling, I do […]
High Street Kensington Cycle Lane
The cycle lane on High Street Kensington is the only protected cycle lane in the whole of RBKC. It’s already a success. Cycling numbers have more than doubled even within a few weeks, and congestion is actually lower than before the scheme was put in. We need to keep it, and we need your help.
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