Junction redesigns - protocol (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2649
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Does the Mayor support junction changes that remove bus lanes on major commuter A roads or strategic roads, where there is to be no suitable safer provision made for cyclists nor an alternative safer route for vulnerable road users?

Answer

Answer for Junction redesigns - protocol (2)

Answer for Junction redesigns - protocol (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I do not support any scheme that could have a negative impact on vulnerable road users.  My Cycling Vision aims to transform London's cycling infrastructure and, although bus lanes may be modified, and possibly shortened, this is only to provide increased segregation for cyclists. 

Further to this, if bus lanes are to be modified or removed, then TfL, as the Traffic Manager for the major A roads (ie the Strategic Road Network), would require traffic modelling and assessment to take place. This is in order to fully understand the impact of any such changes on bus reliability.