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Archives for February 2012

Join the Big Ride, the UK's largest-ever event calling for safe and inviting streets for cyclingPublished: 4:23pm 23 February 2012

Thousands are expected to take part in the 'Big Ride' on Saturday 28 April, when people join together in central London for a fun event with a serious message: the city needs safer streets for cycling.
This fully marshalled family-friendly bike...

2000 people join together in central London to support safer streets for cyclingPublished: 2:52pm 23 February 2012

Police estimate up to 2000 people took part in a mass bike ride on Wednesday 22 February 2012 in central London, where a mile-long river of cyclists highlighted the need for radical change in many of London's streets.
Please sign the Love Lon...

Cycling and motoring groups join forces to brief MPs before Parliament debates cyclingPublished: 1:29pm 22 February 2012

A broad group of organisations - including LCC, CTC, Sustrans, Cyclenation, British Cycling, AA, National Heart Foundation, and PACTS - have released a joint briefing calling for the Government to take steps to make cycling safer in Britain.
The ...

Community Cycling Grant Programme NOW OPENPublished: 10:35pm 21 February 2012

This year, London Cycling Campaign is again administering grants of up to £5000 on behalf of Transport for London's Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL), with up to 30 projects expected to benefit.
Community groups and grass roots org...

Ride to show MPs there are people-friendly solutions to problems of road dangerPublished: 4:02pm 15 February 2012

Please join us on Wednesday 22 February 2012 when concerned cyclists will ride past the Palace of Westminster asking MPs to make the success of continental-standard infrastructure a key part of their Commons debate on cycling the following day. ...

Hundreds of road junctions to be reviewed by TfL after public outcry over Bow roundabout and King's Cross Published: 4:14pm 9 February 2012

Transport for London has started a review that will consider safety issues at all junctions on the cycle superhighways as well as more than a hundred  junctions on the Transport for London road network (red routes).
The TfL announcement foll...

Hundreds of junctions to be reviewed by TfL after public outcry over Bow and Kings CrossPublished: 4:10pm 9 February 2012

Transport for London has started a review that will consider safety issues at all junctions on the cycle superhighways as well as more than a hundred junctions on the Transport for London road network (red routes).
The TfL announcement follows th...

Online seller of stolen bikes gets jail sentence following police investigationPublished: 2:15pm 9 February 2012

A 21 year old man has been jailed for 6 months for his involvement in the sale of stolen bicycles online. Alan Miah, was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court after pleading guilty to conspiring to handle criminal property. A second man, Mohammed M...

Safe bike lanes and junctions will persuade us to cycle more, say the majority of LondonersPublished: 1:48pm 9 February 2012

The next Mayor of London must prioritise safe and convenient bike lanes and make junctions and roundabouts less dangerous if they want to encourage more cycling, according to a YouGov survey published today.
The survey, which suggests over half...

More City of London streets are being returned to two-way for cyclistsPublished: 4:17pm 1 February 2012

After a successful consultation, and responding to requests from LCC and Cyclists in the City, the City of London has introduced two-way cycling on 11 streets within the square mile where there were restrictions before.
The changes enable cycli...