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  • Safer Bloomsbury:Keeping the protected cycle tracks in Tavistock Place

    George CoulourisandJean DollimoreCamden Cycling CampaignCamden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016

  • The Scheme

    Camden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016Before:Road space shares morning peak (Camden):After:

  • In context

    Camden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016

  • Benefits Safety for cyclists and pedestrians. The previous 2-way track had safety issues resulting in several serious injury collisions: For people on bikes:motor & cycle - mainly due to westbound motors turning right, e.g. into Gordon Street and not seeing cycles on their rightcycle & cycle due to narrow and bendy 2-way track For pedestrians: Confusion when crossing the 2-way trackneed to look left/right too many times, little space to wait.Tranquility and improved air quality in this predominantly pedestrian areaReduced rat running in connection with the West End ProjectMaking the option of cycling to work more attractiveCamden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016

  • Safer Bloomsbury?A campaign to demonstrate the level of support that exists for safe and attractive conditions for cycling to work or college in Bloomsbury.Follows in the footsteps of CyclingWorks, a successful effort to garner business support for the approval of TfLs E-W and N-S segregated Cycle Superhighways.Camden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016

  • Supporters to date31 Organisations 9 Education institutions 20 businesses 2 charitiesCamden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016

  • How KQ can helpCamden needs to receive statements of support from as many individual organisations in KQ as possible An overall statement from KQ would also be very powerful.Details at:saferbloomsbury.org.ukThank you!Camden Cycling CampaignMarch 2016