May 2014- April 15:
September: First Bikehangar installed in Camden after three-year residents’ campaign.
November: first set of Quick Wins implemented.
December: campaign to find groups of residents needing a Bikehangar in their street.
May 2015-April 16:
March: Brent and Camden Cyclists hold an Active Travel Hustings for General Election.
April: Angela organises Cycle to work while Tufnell Park Station is closed.
June: Gospel Oak Inspection ride led by Steven Edwards.
July: RCS southern extension completed with stepped tracks and bus stop bypasses.
August: horrendous implementation at Cobden junction completed.
December: Tavistock Place trial started.
May 2016-April 17:
June: RCS northern extension completed and hence providing a protected route between Kentish Town and Midland Road.
September: #TaviPlace campaign led by John Hartley.
September: St. Joseph’s Primary School, Healthy School Street
October: Cycle counters show a substantial increase in numbers on RCS since opening of RCS northern extension – over two thousand cyclists are using Royal College Street on almost every weekday.
November: Record response for #TaviPlace consultation. 15,000 responses, including 1,387 residents, highest number ever for a Camden council consultation, with 78% in favour.
February: Tavistock Place trial extended until November while a Public Inquiry is held.
March: Demo to save CS 11 (#SaveCS11) around 150 people assembled with their bikes to hear speeches and then ride round a circuit. Well reported in the Press.
Spring: After a start with two Bikehangars in 2014, 14 new sites with 21 Bikehangars were approved last summer and most have been installed
May 2017- April 18:
July: HS2 cycle patrol with Michael Barratt
October–November: TaviPlace Public Inquiry. CCC case put and witnesses called by John Chamberlain; ride with Adam Harrison the new chair of transport
November: troubles start on Somerstown cycle route; Delancey_Pratt under threat: Our deputation in support and Petition against the route
December: cycle counts in RCS remain high over the winter
March: West End Project implementation starts in Tottenham Court Road and New Oxford Street
May 2018- April 19:
Inspector’s report (on Tavistock Place) published; Adam Harrison speaks at our AGM
August: Camden consults on Prince of Wales Road Cycle track (westbound only)
September: Tavistock Place trial made permanent; CS6 extension completed.
October: Healthy School Street for Ackland Burghley; Vernon Place safety measures (left turn bans)
November: big campaigning effort for consultation on westbound vs eastbound motor traffic on Tavistock Place; CS11 stopped by Westminster Council
December: Construction starts on the Pancras Road junctions
January: Healthy School Street for Gospel Oak School; Princeton Street closed; Judd Street closed
Committee and Officers April 2014– present
Meetings with Camden officers and councillors
Since 2011 we have met quarterly with the leader of the Planning team (John Futcher until Oct 16, then Natasha Brown until Jan 17; Kieran Ward from June 17) the leader of design team (Simi Shah) and since 2017 the leader of the Policy Team (Sam Margolis). John, George and Jean attend together with Cllr Julian Fulbrook; since 2018 London Living Streets has participated; topics have included the new area schemes e.g. West End Project, Holborn, new and planned GRID routes, safety issues; the new transport strategy and the borough-wide cycle network. Many ad-hoc meetings arranged to deal with particular projects e.g. Midland Road, RCS northern safety audit. Meetings with TfL started again in June 2017 to discuss Oakley Square
Geoff has run rides from Sidings to encourage new cyclists e.g Ice Cream Ride, Brent Parks ride and Fulham Palace Ride.
And each summer we have a monthly ride including the above and James’ Towpath Rides, John’s rides to Lee Valley and George’s train assisted rides in Herts/Beds.
We have led feeders to mass rides and events including Ride London, Free Cycle.