Bow Roundabout - transparency (Supplementary) [5]

Session date: 
June 20, 2012
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
Boris Johnson (Chair,TfL)

Question

Thank you very much for that. We will pick that answer over later. Thank you. The thing is I have a list here of lots and lots of meetings that happened between your advisor and officers and other meetings as well, but we still cannot see where exactly the recommendations in the Jacobs Report were rejected because the recommendations in the Jacobs Report were for a much safer system for cyclists. So at some point you are suggesting that your TfL director of surface whatever was the person who rejected that Jacobs Report and decided to go with the less safe junction design. Is that correct?

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Answer for Bow Roundabout - transparency (Supplementary) [5]

Answer for Bow Roundabout - transparency (Supplementary) [5]

Answered By: 
Boris Johnson (Chair,TfL)

Whether or not I accept the characterisation that it was less safe, what I can tell you is that the conclusion of this development process for Cycle Superhighway 2 was reported to the Cycle Superhighways programme board on 16 November 2010.

Can I just make a general point? I think what is certainly true is that there was a problem with Cycle Superhighway 2 from my memory which was that the Borough of Newham did not want to --