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Garden Bridge plans must include provision for cycling, say LCCPublished: 10:46am 11 November 2014

A decision is due to be made tonight by Lambeth Council’s planning committee on whether to give planning permission for the planned £150m Garden Bridge, which would span the river between Temple and the South Bank.
Currently, the pr...

Superhighways consultation gets one of the 'highest responses ever' - and 80% supportivePublished: 11:46am 10 November 2014

Transport for London's consultations on the North-South and East-West cycle superhighway plans closed yesterday (Sunday 9th November) with one of the 'highest responses ever'. Over 14,000 people responded to the consultations, with 80% of respon...

Ride-through east London graffiti gallery in bloomPublished: 10:03pm 9 November 2014

The streets and towpaths of Hackney Wick and Fish Island are being daubed in dazzling colours, as well as black and white, in one of the most prolific periods of graffiti art in east London.

Some of the pieces are pictorial epics: a mass of w...

Last chance to have your say on the new Cycle Superhighways plans'Published: 3:03pm 7 November 2014

This article was originally posted on the Green Alliance Blog.
 
In 2013, the mayor of London Boris Johnson published his Vision for Cycling, a document which we described as “one of the most ambitious plans to promote cycling ever pr...

Cycling in the media: HGVs, helmets and making our roads safer for familiesPublished: 2:42pm 4 November 2014

It’s only Tuesday, but it’s already been a cycling-heavy week in the media - BBC Breakfast is running a week of ‘special reports on cycling’ from 3-7 November. Yesterday, Chris Boardman told the nation that he doesn’t...

Brompton Cool Bag Published: 12:56pm 30 October 2014

Carradice Stockport bag for Brompton folders  £125 (not including Brompton bag frame which costs £20)
If you think your Brompton doesn’t quite cut it among the Italian and French fixies don’t fret – help is at h...

How cycling revolutionised my life in the cityPublished: 3:28pm 23 October 2014

In the first of our series of cycling stories from London Cycling Campaign supporters and members around London we hear from Joshua Worth who lives in Haringey.

 
This is my story of how I first started cycling in London about 2 years ago...

2014 Community Cycling Fund for London grants awardedPublished: 10:25am 23 October 2014

The Community Cycling Fund for London has awarded 16 grants to a broad range of community projects around London. The grants will be used to encourage cycling amongst infrequent or new cyclists – especially those traditionally under-represen...

Fatal junction proves the need for Superhighways and Space for CyclingPublished: 2:17am 23 October 2014

 
Two cyclists have died in just six months close to the very heart of London on Ludgate Circus, at the end of Fleet Street. Both deaths were the result of being run over by 32 ton waste container lorries typically used in the construction i...

Campaigner Awards 2014: Winners!Published: 1:22pm 15 October 2014

Our 2014 Winners!

On Saturday 11th October following our annual AGM and Campaigners' Conference we announced the winners of our 2014 Campaigner Awards; celebrating the work and efforts of our wonderful local groups and activists.
Mark Ames ...

Ask your MP to attend the Get Britain Cycling parliamentary debate.Published: 12:45pm 15 October 2014

On Thursday 16 October at around 11.30am, there'll be a debate in Parliament on what progress has been made towards Get Britain Cycling, the cross-party report written by MPs which was publicly welcomed by leaders of the main parties.
You can wat...

Will Cycle Superhighways solve congestion problems?Published: 12:25pm 15 October 2014

Despite the anonymous scaremongering reported in the press and coming from some businesses opposed to the Cycling Superhighway projects in London there is a real chance that better cycling infrastructure can be part of the solution to motor vehi...

New Trustees Elected to the London Cycling Campaign BoardPublished: 12:10pm 15 October 2014

London Cycling Campaign's AGM saw four new trustees, and one returning trustee elected to the Board of the organisation. The final result was as follows:
1. Rachel Aldred (re-elected)
2. Alex Dillistone (elected)
3. George Coulouris (elected)
...

GLA Transport Committee questions the Cycling Commissioner on cycle superhighwaysPublished: 6:53pm 14 October 2014

The GLA's Transport Committee met this morning (14 October 2014) with Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan to discuss the cycle superhighways - including what action is being taken on the conflict of interest highlighted by LCC and others in the l...

Jingle Bells! Enter our Christmas Card CompetitionPublished: 3:33pm 14 October 2014

London Cycling Campaign is running a Christmas Card competition ahead of the festive season to help raise funds for Space for Cycling and our other important campaigns that help make London better for cyclists. We’re giving people the opport...