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Archives for August 2016

Have your say: GLA congestion inquiryPublished: 11:18am 26 August 2016

The London Assembly’s Transport Committee is investigating issues around rising congestion in London. They say: “Following a long period of relative stability, London’s roads have been getting busier and more congested for at l...

Get a CleanSpace Tag and help build a street-by-street air pollution map of London Published: 10:08am 25 August 2016

LCC members are invited to register for free CleanSpace tags to help map London''s polluted air and find how good or bad the air quality is on your own journeys. Read on to find out more! 
When it comes to toxic air quality, cyclists are o...

A tribute to David EalesPublished: 1:19pm 24 August 2016

 
The London Cycling Campaign is deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of one of our most active members, David Eales.
David, who was a prominent member of Ealing Cycling Campaign, passed away in hospital on Tuesday 23rd August after ...

Local Group News: September 2016Published: 12:30pm 23 August 2016

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough. 
Find out what they've been up to in their latest Newsletters.
If you're an LCC member, you'll receive your borough Newsletter in your...

Cycling success in Rio!Published: 3:55pm 16 August 2016

Even though LCC concentrates on making our streets safer, so that more people can experience the joy of cycling from A to B, or around town at the weekend, rather than as a competitive sport; we still can’t avoid the fact that we love cycl...

Women in CyclingPublished: 2:01pm 9 August 2016

In London twice as many men cycle as women - across the UK women account for only 27% of cycle commuters. Rosie Downes investigates
Across the UK, areas that already have relatively high levels of cycling (such as Cambridge) have a better gende...

The Sound of Bells - FreeCycle led rides 2016Published: 2:11pm 4 August 2016

 
It felt like a very special day in Central London. Instead of the constant screeching tyres, blaring horns and car fumes which are prevalent in the centre, LCC witnessed the sounds of laughing children, jingling bells and whizzing wheels...

Mayor moves forward on CS11Published: 3:59pm 3 August 2016

Following the announcement of the new Mayor of London approving the extension to the North-South Cycle Superhighway, the Mayor has today announced his intention to move forward with CS11 also.
TfL has published its report on the consultation fo...

Ying Tao inquest: police asked to reconsider lorry driver prosecution Published: 3:17pm 3 August 2016

Police asked to reconsider lorry driver prosecution after inquest into cyclist death
Following the inquest last week into the tragic death of Ying Tao, who was killed in a collision with a lorry while cycling at Bank Junction last June, Le...

Your chance to influence LCC's work!Published: 2:51pm 3 August 2016

There's just over a week left to nominate yourself to join our Board of Trustees! The deadline for nominations is 9am on the 15th August. 
Do you want to help improve cycling in London? Then join our enthusiastic, friendly Board of Trustee...

Brixton Cycles: a crowdfunded futurePublished: 3:23pm 2 August 2016

Can local bike shops survive the squeeze of ever-rising property prices? Georgina-Kate Adams looks at how crowdfunding saved Brixton Cycles
Brixton Cycles has been serving the South London community for 33 years but since discovering the shop&r...