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Archives for July 2014

Levi's® Commuter Workspace arrives in London Published: 2:37pm 30 July 2014

The Levi's® Commuter Workspace has been bringing together cyclists across the pond this summer, with pop-ups in both New York and L.A, and now it's London's turn, when it opens in Shoreditch from August 7–17. Open dai...

Campaign success as Mayor brings safer lorries for London one step closerPublished: 11:48am 30 July 2014

The Mayor of London has launched a consultation on his plans to bring in Safer Lorry traffic control orders. These rules will ensure that no lorry in London is exempt from the rules that require most lorries to have adequate mirrors to see cycli...

London Cycling Campaign calls for stronger safety benefits from Camden's West End projectPublished: 1:35pm 24 July 2014

London Cycling Campaign welcomes Camden Council's vision for transforming the Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street area of the West End.
However in our consultation response, below, we demand international standard protected space for cycle jo...

Not long left to stand for the LCC Board or submit an AGM motionPublished: 12:29pm 24 July 2014

Members have until 9 a.m. on Monday 11th August (deadline extended from Monday 4th August as previously advertised) to nominate themselves for our trustee elections or to put forward motions to our AGM.
Are you interested in standing for our Bo...

Cycling in the Capital Celebrated at the London Cycling Awards Published: 3:31pm 17 July 2014

On Wednesday 16th July 2014 the fantastic rise in the popularity of cycling was celebrated by the London Cycling Awards. Now in its second year, the event organised by the London Cycling Campaign saw movers and shakers from all ar...

Winners of the London Cycling Awards 2014 announcedPublished: 7:19pm 16 July 2014

On Wednesday 16 July the fantastic rise in the popularity of cycling was celebrated by the London Cycling Awards; an annual event organised by membership charity, the London Cycling Campaign. Hosted by broadcaster and bicycle enthusiast, Jeremy Vi...

Project Award Finalists Announced Published: 12:08pm 10 July 2014

With less than a week to go until the annual London Cycling Awards, we are pleased to reveal the finalists in the Project Award categories. Following submissions from all over London, the shortlist was selected by a panel of cycling experts with...

London Cycling Awards: Project Award FinalistsPublished: 10:35am 10 July 2014

London Cycling Awards: Project Award Finalists
SEE THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS HERE
Following submissions from all over London, the finalists in the Project Award categories were then selected by a panel of cycling experts.
The contenders for...

London Cycling Awards: Consumer Award FinalistsPublished: 9:36am 10 July 2014

London Cycling Awards: Consumer Award Finalists
SEE THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS HERE
London Cycling Campaign members took the handlebars for nominations in the Consumer Awards, with the finalists then put to the public vote.
The contenders f...

Cyclesafe junctions at Oval great for London cyclistsPublished: 7:10am 10 July 2014

 The road junctions at Oval triangle have been a major hazard to cyclists on Cycle Superhighway 7 and for people coming from Brixton and Camberwell.
The new plans shown by Transport for London this week will transform the junction with thr...

TfL consult on what could be London's first real cycle superhighway at VauxhallPublished: 11:07am 9 July 2014

 
Fully segregated lanes running through the worst traffic one-way system in London and across Vauxhall Bridge make this the most ambitious cycle infrastructure yet seen in London. The complex plans and options are open for public consulta...

Ben Plowden visits the Hackney Volunteer Police Cadets Bike ProjectPublished: 1:07pm 3 July 2014

 
Ben Plowden, Transport for London’s Director of Planning and Surface Transport, has visited the Hackney Volunteer Police Cadets Bike Project, one of the twenty one bike projects awarded by the Community Cycling Fund for London in 2...

BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine to host London Cycling Awards 2014Published: 12:26pm 3 July 2014

We are pleased to announce that the host for this year’s London Cycling Awards is BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine.

The award-winning journalist who was named Speech Broadcaster of the Year by the Radio Academy in 2011 and 2005 has be...

Enfield Cycling Campaign Published: 9:10am 3 July 2014

Support safer cycling on Palmers Green high street  
   
 
Show local shopkeepers that mini Holland won’t take away their business. Join our ‘cycle cash mob’, spend a bit of money and show that people ...

20 on the 20th - 20 mph limit in City of London from 20th JulyPublished: 4:10pm 2 July 2014

As of the 20th of July all roads in the City of London, except Lower/Upper Thames St, will have a 20 mph speed limit. The welcome reduction in the limit (from 30mph) vindicates the long standing 20 mph campaign of LCC activists who live and work i...

Review: The Complete Book of the Tour de FrancePublished: 2:06pm 2 July 2014

Book Review: The Complete Book of the Tour de France.
Fergal McKay
“Every Tour, every single day generates as many stories as there are people riding it.” Feargal McKay in seven hundred pages selects a tiny fraction of these stories,...