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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...

We go further when we #ridetogetherPublished: 2:46pm 14 December 2016

If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you may have seen that we've just launched our #ridetogether campaign. 
More than 300,000 people cycle in London every day, and there are just as many reasons for doing so. We are all different. But...

Taxis turn their fire on Bank JunctionPublished: 1:43pm 13 December 2016

Photo: Matt Brown
Taxi drivers, including representatives of the LTDA, are once again trying to scupper cycling schemes. And in this case, not just cycling, but walking and bus schemes too. The City of London is currently moving forward with a ...

Mayor announces £770m doubling of cycling budgetPublished: 1:25pm 13 December 2016

London Cycling Campaign applauds news that the Mayor will invest £770 million over the next five years on cycling to 2021/22. According to TfL, that is almost double the average spend of the previous mayoralty, during which period the East...

LCC joins call to phase out dieselPublished: 1:54pm 9 December 2016

The London Cycling Campaign has today joined with other charities and organisations to call on the Mayor, Sadiq Khan to phase out diesel use in London.
The joint letter to the Mayor from Greenpeace, Medact, Friends of the Earth, Clean Air in Lo...

Take action: support British Cycling’s Turning the Corner campaignPublished: 3:10pm 8 December 2016

Two thirds of all collisions happen at junctions, they’re the most dangerous part of the road network – not just for cycling, but walking and driving too. British Cycling, based on research on European approaches, has a way to not on...

"Dear London Zoo"Published: 10:32am 6 December 2016

 
Eight-year-old Archie has sent us this letter he's written to ZSL London Zoo, asking them to reconsider their opposition to CS11. Here's Archie's letter in full:
 

Dear London Zoo,
We are writing to you to express how sad we ar...

Festive cycling book ideasPublished: 11:55am 4 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 been updated with ...