Last week I mentioned Blackfriars station and its solar bridge, but the station redesign has been in the news for a different reason this week. Cyclists are disappointed about the re-design of the roads around the station, arguing that they have been planned entirely with cars in mind.
They will be taking to the streets today in protest, but to raise awareness of the dangers of the current plans and to show how they could be improved, they have also developed a cyclist-friendly alternative.
Here is the proposed layout:
And here’s what it might look like if the cyclists got their way:
For more, see the London Cycling Campaign.