Transport for London have launched a consultation to improve cycling and walking routes between Ilford and Barking Riverside. These improvements have the potential to significantly improve access to the new developments in the borough as well ass Barking and Ilford town centres. 

There are also plans for new rail and river links. Many of the roads are currently congested with traffic making walking or cycling intimidating or unpleasant experiences. It is hoped that the proposed improvements will address this issue.

Plans include:

The following article was written by Senior Reporter Sukran Sahin, and was published by the Barking and Dagenham Post on Sunday 8th April 2012. You can find the original article here:

www.bdpost.co.uk/news/mp_joins_pupils_pedalling_healthy_bike_message_1_1342734

Free-wheeling pupils welcomed a guest rarely seen on a saddle to a fun event that aims to get parents, staff and children cycling.