London Cycling Data

Transport for London recently released a major new dataset detailing every piece of cycle infrastructure in Greater London. We’re proud to announce that we’re working with London Cycling Campaign (LCC) on a new project to help maintain that dataset, for TfL. This project will use LCC’s active volunteers and borough groups – the people who […]

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TfL Cycling Infrastructure Database

Transport for London (TfL) have created a new database of cycling infrastructure, containing 240,000 assets, covering all of Greater London. This is proposed to be released as open data. This groundbreaking database contains every cycle infrastructure asset within Greater London, including assets on and off-carriageway. The assets surveyed are: cycle parking; signals; signage; traffic calming measures; […]

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PhD studentship with University of Leeds: Towards data-driven policy development: the case of London’s built cycling infrastructure

An exciting PhD studentship opportunity which we are involved in, cross-posted from the Data Analytics and Society Centre for Doctoral Training website. Deadline: 3rd June 2018. Towards data-driven policy development: the case of London’s built cycling infrastructure In 2013, £913m of funds was allocated over 10 years for investment in London’s cycling infrastructure. Much of this — […]

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Every GB road collision – mapped

As campaigners for getting more people cycling, a crucial issue for us is safety of our streets. Safer streets means more people cycling – as places like the Netherlands and other European cities show. Every year, the Department for Transport issues a massive data release, detailing every reported road collision in Great Britain, what vehicles […]

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Making data more usable by campaigners: our Outlandish Fellowship

We’re really pleased to announce that we’ve been selected for the Outlandish Fellowship to help local cycle campaigners by expanding our collisions data pages into a broader resource covering more types of data (e.g. traffic counts, pollution) and add lots of new ways to access it. Helping campaigners campaign Getting more people cycling brings a more sustainable and efficient transport […]

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