Loampit Vale TfL consultation and Cycling Level of Service (CLoS) failures

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3569
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Transport for London is consulting on proposed changes at Loampit Vale, which include removing cycle lanes. TfL has the CLoS (Cycling Level of Service) scoring system in place to evaluate the existing environment, and plans for proposed schemes, but these proposals would score very poorly.  Have designers behind the proposals used the CLoS assessment on the scheme? If so, what were the results of the assessment?

Answer

Answer for Loampit Vale TfL consultation and Cycling Level of Service (CLoS) failures

Answer for Loampit Vale TfL consultation and Cycling Level of Service (CLoS) failures

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL's proposals at the A20 Loampit Hill seek to deliver better safety and improved journey times for all road users.

There is currently 110 metres of advisory cycle lane at this location which varies from 1.2 metres to 1.4 metres in width and therefore does not meet TfL's current design standards. TfL has considered whether to retain the sub-standard facilities or remove them, and concluded that removing these facilities and replacing them with a 4 metre traffic lane is preferable in this case.