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Posts on Cycleways (+ see introduction to cycleways)

London cycle network planning: 18 videos and blog posts

Please give Amazon-style *Ratings for: A2, A200, CS3 Cable St, CS3 Embankment, Quietway Q1, Thames Path, Sustrans NCN1, Sustrans NCN4, Sustrans NCN13.  The themes of these videos are (1) planning for London cycling has been terrible, with the exception of the

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National Cycle Network Route 13 NCN13 in Wapping, Shadwell and Limehouse 

If you would like to do an assessment of NCN13, please retain your impartiality by doing the assessment before reading the post or watching the video.  List of 18 London cycling posts and videos. National Cycle Route 13 is planned to run

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East Central London Cycle Network: reviews, transport planning and landscape architecture

For most of the past half-century London’s cycle transport planners have had their heads in the sand. Instead of looking for desire lines which link origins to destinations, as  other transport planners do, they have looked for underused ‘quiet’ roads and

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The landscape architecture of cycling and cycle planning

The video gives a snapshot of London’s best and worst cycling conditions, hinting that the city needs more cycling heavens, fewer cycling hells and a lot less purgatory.  List of 18 London cycling posts and videos. Cycleway planning and design are often regarded

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Cycle Superhighway CS3 from Canary Wharf to the City of London via Cable Street is the busiest

If you would like to do an assessment of this section of CS3, please retain your impartiality by doing the assessment before reading the post or watching the video.  List of 18 London cycling posts and videos. The section of Cycle Superhighway

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London’s only SUPER Cycle Superhighway: The Embankment section of CS3

If you would like to do an assessment of the Embankment Section of East-West Cycle Superhighway CS3, please retain your impartiality by doing the assessment before reading the post or watching the video.  List of 18 London cycling posts and videos. The

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Sustrans National Cycle Network Route 1 – NCN1 on the Isle of Dogs

If you would like to do an assessment of the Isle of Dogs section of NCN1, please retain your impartiality by doing the assessment before reading the post or watching the video.  List of 18 London cycling posts and videos. Sustrans planned

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London Cycle Route Infrastructure Assessment Systems: LCDS CLoS and SCRAM

Other posts on cycle route assessment in East Central London enable Amazon-style star assessments. The ratings below can be used for an overall assessment of London’s Cycle Network. This should be done before watching the video or reading the blog

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London cycle maps, mapping and cycling routes

London’s printed cycle maps is chaotic, contradictory and useless. The problem began when they started signposting ‘cycle routes’ instead of ‘cycle facilities’. Mostly, the ‘routes’ were just plans for getting cyclists out of the way of motorists.  The law is of

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Central London’s best cycle ride is through the Royal Parks and beside the River Thames

If you would like to do an assessment of the Royal Parks and Thames Path Cycle Loop, please retain your impartiality by doing the assessment before reading the post or watching the video.  List of 18 London cycling posts and videos. The

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