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Archives for June 2012

Is there a junction or street near you that needs to be made safer for walking and cycling?Published: 11:29am 29 Jun 2012

We're calling on you to show us on our map where there's a junction or street near you that needs to be made safer for walking and cycling.
In just a few weeks time, we'll present what you've told us to Mayor Boris Johnson and the Lon...

Lorry driver - serial killer of London cyclist and pedestrian - pleads guilty to dangerous drivingPublished: 07:26am 29 Jun 2012

LCC, along with the families of a cyclist and a pedestrian killed by lorry drivers, have called for a full review of police procedures and Crown Prosecution Service policy after lorry driver Joao Lopes (pictured above) pleaded guilty to killing ...

Paid attendants required for Olympic cycle parking facilities in central LondonPublished: 12:47pm 27 Jun 2012

Our friends at Cyclehoop are looking for friendly, reliable cycling enthusiasts to work in pairs at purpose-built cycle parking facilities in the Royal Parks.
These paid positions (£8/hr) involve staffing cycle parks set up fr...

Londoners invited to contribute to London Assembly transport committee scrutiny of Mayor's cycling policiesPublished: 10:19pm 20 Jun 2012

London Cycling Campaign staff have been invited to speak before the London Assembly transport committee's scrutiny on the Mayor's cycling policy.
Committee chair Caroline Pidgeon (see video above) is also inviting the public to say what they th...

'Love London, Go Dutch' campaign gets an airing on BBC One Sunday Politics programmePublished: 11:21am 15 Jun 2012

Media interest in our 2012 mayoral election campaign continues to remain high, with BBC One's Sunday Politics programme the latest to send a journalist to the Netherlands to see how well their transport system works.
This comes just a few weeks...

Changes to eastbound junction at Bow an improvement but cyclists and walkers still at riskPublished: 10:59am 15 Jun 2012

London Cycling Campaign has expressed concern that the new junction design on the western side of Bow roundabout, which opened on Friday 1 June 2012, isn’t making cycling eastwards significantly safer because of flaws in its design and a l...

LCC Local Groups ready for BikeweekPublished: 02:24pm 14 Jun 2012

This year's National Bikeweek (www.bikeweek.org.uk) starts this weekend. Take a look at our local groups pages and event page for a rich mix of rides and events. Bike breakfasts, short social rides, fast 100 milers, Dr. bikes, all free and fun.
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Cycling provision in Bounds Green slammed by locals as dangerous and unfit for purposePublished: 02:45pm 01 Jun 2012

New off-carriageway cycling facilities on the A406 in Bounds Green have been strongly criticised by local cyclists, who warn of increased danger to cyclists from the "inadequate and poorly designed facilities".
Coordinator of Haringey Cycling C...

On anniversary of cyclist fatality, British Cycling calls for tougher action on drivers who killPublished: 12:57pm 01 Jun 2012

British Cycling has added its voice to campaigners who are demanding action to provide greater justice for cyclists and other road users who are hurt or seriously injured by bad driving.
Thye campaign comes exactly a year after the death of Bri...