Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that better facilities for cyclists on the Old Kent Road "remains a key objective" but has not put a timescale on the introduction of segregated cycle lanes.
Earlier this month Marina Ahmed, London Assembly member for Lambeth and Southwark, tabled two questions to the Mayor of London asking for an update on the Healthy Streets proposals for the Old Kent Road.
Mr Khan replied: "In 2019, Transport for London (TfL) undertook some early traffic modelling as part of the feasibility study for the Old Kent Road Healthy Streets project.
"Modelling work on the project was paused during 2020/21 to enable TfL to focus on the delivery of the London Streetspace Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Subject to funding, TfL plans to review the options developed for the Healthy Streets project in line with the requirement to support growth and improve sustainable transport options along the Old Kent Road corridor."
"In the meantime, TfL has continued to improve cycling facilities in South East London, including the new segregated cycle lanes on Cycleway 4 between Tower Bridge and Greenwich along the A200 corridor running parallel to Old Kent Road."
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