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Local Group News: March 2017Published: 1:14pm 20 February 2017

 
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...

Will Norman starts as first full time Walking and Cycling CommissionerPublished: 6:35pm 15 February 2017

In the week following the tragic deaths of three cyclists in London, Will Norman, the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner has begun his job. Norman has announced a new "Healthy Streets for London" document, a "blueprint to help Londoners get mo...

Women's Tour comes to LondonPublished: 1:14pm 15 February 2017

Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross and Olympian Katie Archibald were at Tower Bridge this morning to announce London will host the Women's Tour for the first time. 
It was announced today that the Women’s Tour will be coming to Lond...

5 reasons to love Mini-HollandsPublished: 3:01pm 9 February 2017

It’s not long now until the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner finally steps into post. When he starts, we want to make sure he shares our love for Mini-Hollands (or “Liveable Neighbourhoods” as the Mayor appears to be rebran...

Update: Another tragedy. Cycling and walking schemes only way forward says LCC, following series of fatalitiesPublished: 1:28pm 8 February 2017

Just two days after the blog below was written we learned, with great sadness, of yet another cycling fatality on London's roads in the same week. In this case the death took place on the North Woolwich Road and involved a lorry. This brings the...

Safer Cycling for Families Data ProjectPublished: 11:09am 2 February 2017

Joyride and the London Cycling Campaign have partnered on a project to trial new data collection technology. We will use the trial to collect information about how families commute around Central London to help us lobby for better cycling infrastr...

LCC members help build a street-by-street air pollution map of LondonPublished: 11:42am 1 February 2017

In August we invited LCC members to register for free CleanSpace tags to help map London’s polluted air and find how good or bad the air quality is on their journeys. 
The team at CleanSpace would like to thank all the LCC members wh...

Take action: have your say on bus safety & network issues with London AssemblyPublished: 12:28pm 19 January 2017

The London Assembly's Transport Committee are holding another investigation, following their recently concluded one into congestion (that the London Cycling Campaign contributed to). This time it's on buses - their safety and network/routing des...

LCC & Living Streets say Bank Taxi protest “misguided”Published: 12:17pm 12 January 2017

Walking and cycling charities London Cycling Campaign and Living Streets are today uniting to give their full backing to the City of London Corporation, as taxi drivers begin demonstrating against the City’s plans to close Bank junction to...

LCC, TfL & Tideway collaborate to keep Superhighway link openPublished: 11:19am 22 December 2016

Great news - LCC, TfL (including the award-winning Michael Barratt, Richard Whybrow, Paul Wilson and Luckman Agboola) and engineers at Tideway have collaborated on ensuring the cycling link is properly preserved between the North-South and East-...

TESTED: Bike Lightsets (£40-£180)Published: 11:41am 21 December 2016

You've hopefully seen our test of individual front lights (see here), so now you can check out our first batch of 2016/17 lightsets.
Our testing method is simple. Firstly we discharge every light fully. Then we charge and  run down each ligh...

TESTED: Front Bike Lights Published: 11:21am 21 December 2016

When it comes to bikes and accessories, the question we get asked most frequently is ‘what’s the best bike for X amount of money?’ Of course the answer’s never simple as it depends on a whole host of variables. Luckily...

New Cycling & Walking Commissioner appointedPublished: 1:18pm 20 December 2016

After a long recruitment process, and the leak of several names including prominent London councillors, architect Peter Murray and our own trustee Ann Kenrick, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced this morning that Will Norman will be London’s "...

Victory for London as Bank junction redesign gets go-aheadPublished: 4:35pm 16 December 2016

 
Despite opposition from taxi drivers, the City of London’s Policy & Resources Committee is giving the go-ahead to traffic restrictions and major safety improvements for pedestrians and cyclists at Bank junction. All motor vehicle...

Festive cycling book ideasPublished: 4:32pm 16 December 2016

London Cycling Guide £9.99 IMM Lifestyle books - £5 to LCC members (see members' magazine for discount code)  Tom Bogdanowicz in association with LCC (3rd edition 2016) 
This classic route guide has just bee...