Transport for London

Cycling Action Plan

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
December 2018
Abstract: 

The Mayor’s Transport Strategy, published in March 2018, sets out a vision for a fairer, greener, healthier and more prosperous London.

The Strategy is founded on the Healthy Streets Approach, and has a focus on active travel at its heart. This includes making cycling appealing to many more people, and ensuring that London’s streets are safe and accessible for everyone who wants to cycle.

Temporary Traffic Management handbook

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
January 2019
Abstract: 

This handbook is provided for all those involved with every aspect of the planning, implementation and inspection of temporary traffic management associated with roadworks and construction activities taking place on the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN). The purpose of this guidance is to ensure that temporary traffic management does not create inconvenient or unsafe conditions for people travelling in London.

Pedestrian Comfort Guidance for London - Guidance Document

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
January 2010
Abstract: 

This guide and accompanying spreadsheet is aimed at anyone involved in the planning of London’s streets, whether TfL staff, local authority officers, elected members, consultants assessing the impact ofdevelopment proposals, developers, or theiragents. It is intended to ensure that the design of pedestrian footways and crossings areappropriate to the volume and type of users of that environment. The guidance is applicable whether evaluating a new design or assessing an existing footway.

What is the guide for?

Cycle route choice - Final survey and model report

Publisher: 
Steer Davies Gleave
Publication date: 
June 2012
Abstract: 

This study has investigated the decisions that cyclists in London make when deciding which route to take, and the relative importance of different route features. The study has also looked at more general preferences and attitudes among cyclists.

Barclays Cycle Superhighways Evaluation of Pilot Routes 3 and 7

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
July 2011
Abstract: 

Barclays Cycle Superhighways is one of three major programmes alongside the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme and Biking Boroughs designed to help meet the Mayor’s vision for cycling in London:

“To make the physical and cultural changes required for London to become a cyclised city: one where people can ride their bicycles safely, enjoyably and easily in an environment that embraces cycling.”1

Guide to the Healthy Streets Indicators

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
November 2017
Abstract: 

The Healthy Streets Approach puts people and their health at the centre of decisions about how we design, manage and use public spaces. It aims to make our streets healthy, safe and welcoming for everyone.

The Approach is based on 10 Indicators of a Healthy Street which focus on the experience of people using streets.

There are two main indicators:

  • Pedestrians from all walks of life

  • People choose to walk, cycle and use public

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Healthy Streets for London

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
February 2017
Abstract: 

London is facing an inactivity crisis. Over decades, machines, cars and technology have gradually taken over many of the tasks that used to require physical effort. More than 40 per cent of Londoners

do not achieve the recommended 150 minutes of activity a week; and 28 per cent do less than 30 minutes a week. Almost without realising it, we have engineered physical activity out of our daily lives.

Strategic Cycling Analysis - Identifying future cycling demand in London

Publisher: 
Transport for London
Publication date: 
June 2017
Abstract: 

The Mayor has asked Transport for London to put the Healthy Streets Approach at the heart of its decision making. Set out in ‘Healthy Streets for London’, this approach is a system of policies and strategies to help Londoners use cars less and walk, cycle and use public transport more often.

To achieve this it is important to plan a longer-term and coherent cycle network across London in a way that will complement walking and public transport priorities. This document provides a robust, analytical framework to help do this.

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