More pedestrians and cyclists are seriously or fatally injured in crashes in Hackney than any other borough, figures show.

Members of the Haredi community in Stamford Hill stormed out of the town hall chamber last night before the council could respond to their calls to remove a cycle lane.

Locals in Stamford Hill are set to ask councillors to remove a £20,000 cycle lane on CS1 because of the “severe impact” it is having on the community.

Transport chiefs have published their latest proposals for a new Cycleway linking Dalston and Walthamstow.

Work will start on the new cycle route between Hackney and the Isle of Dogs this winter, transport chiefs say.

A new byelaw looks set to be introduced across London to stop dockless bikes being dumped on pavements.

The final transformation of Wick Road to two-way traffic in a bid for safer streets will be completed on Sunday.

Transport chiefs have announced plans for the first phase of a Cycleway scheme linking Dalston and Clapton – and say improvements to Lea Bridge Roundabout will follow.

Hackney musicians Adam Faulkner and Tim Stephens are finally out of the saddle after an “incredible” bike ride – to Tokyo.

Cllr Claudia Webbe has told the Gazette she expects “no major opposition” to proposals to block off the Old Street corridor to through traffic.

A woman has been ordered to tear down a pricey bike shed she had built in her front garden – or face prosecution.

Transport chiefs have laid out their plans for a new cycle route from Hackney to the Isle of Dogs.

Hundreds of protesters took to Clissold Park on Friday afternoon to demonstrate against proposed road closures in Stoke Newington.

Disgruntled families living in Stoke Newington fear their voices supporting proposed road closures are being drowned out. Neighbours of all ages, and their pets, took to the streets on Tuesday to support Hackney Council’s plans to shut roads around Walford Road to rat-run traffic to improve air quality.

TfL’s plan to build a giant staircase for people who want to sit in the middle of Old Street roundabout has been panned by Islington and Hackney councils.

Another consultation will take place on plans to close roads in Stoke Newington because of a persistent campaign by parents who say their kids will be worse off.

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

Transport chiefs are at last consulting on a “missing link” portion of Cycle Superhighway 1 that will connect Hackney to Islington along Balls Pond Road.

Work has begun on an ambitious project to gut Old Street roundabout and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians.

Cycle stands in Finsbury Park have been removed after they were installed in “the wrong place”.


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