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Plans unveiled for space for cycling across Camden TownPublished: 4:56pm 24 August 2015

Camden Council has unveiled plans for an important new two-way east-west cycle route across Camden Town. It will run from St Pancras Way along Pratt Street, across Royal College Street to Camden High Street, where a two-way cycle crossing will be ...

Chaos on Cycle Superhighway CS3Published: 2:52pm 19 August 2015

For years the CS3 Cable Street route has been notorious for random closures for all sorts of street works. Sections of it seem to be dug up every other month. Sometimes lorries park all over it to deliver motor cars or pick up rubbish.
Now Transp...

CAMPAIGN SUCCESS! Cycle Superhighway begins to take shape on the EmbankmentPublished: 10:11am 18 August 2015

We're delighted to see the new East-West Cycle superhighway beginning to take shape along the Embankment, where cyclists are already making good use of the near-finished stretch leading up to Westminster Bridge. The route will provide a fully segr...

Roberts Cycles Published: 9:29pm 17 August 2015

 
This article is reproduced, (with minor changes), from The Boneshaker magazine (August 2015 issue) - the journal of the Veteran Cycle Club. Archive copies of this, and other articles on cycling history are available to VCC members at the C...

Stray golf balls and unexploded bombs....counter arguments to a proposed cycle lanePublished: 10:48am 17 August 2015

 
Plans for a new traffic-free cycle route from New Malden to Raynes Park are under fire from local residents who are using some interesting counter-arguments to fight against the scheme: ‘illegal habitation’, &l...

Have your say on Camberwell Green Plans!Published: 1:46pm 13 August 2015

Southwark Council propose expensive and disruptive alterations to the Camberwell Green junction and area. The plans do not provide safe space for cycling. Our local group, Southwark Cyclists have thoroughly examined their proposal with expert advi...

Lessons from Amsterdam: Cycling in the fish bowlPublished: 3:02pm 11 August 2015

Amsterdam has just hosted the first summer school dedicated to ‘Planning the Cycling City’. Cosmin Popan was one of the 30 students from 16 countries that enrolled in the three week programme. The ambition of the programme was to ...

My Ride London 100 experiencePublished: 12:13pm 5 August 2015

On Sunday 2nd August 2015, our Activism Coordinator Amy completed the Ride London – Surrey 100, riding as part of Team LCC to help raise valuable funds to support our work campaigning for safer cycling in the capital. Amy raised a total...

Tube strike tomorrow: get on your bike!Published: 11:51am 5 August 2015

Don’t get caught up in the tube strike mayhem tomorrow – keep your cool and simply cycle to work instead.

Tube strikes generally cause commuter meltdown and tomorrow - Thursday August 6 -  will be no different. Changes and canc...

The case of the missing space for cycling: Cycling Commissioner says he is not supportive of the Baker Street scheme Published: 9:34am 28 July 2015

Westminster City Council’s consultation on returning Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two-way motor traffic comes to a close this week. Not much has been said about the plans during the consultation. It’s possible that Westminster ...

TAKE ACTION to ensure safe space for cycling on Baker StreetPublished: 11:06am 27 July 2015

Westminster City Council is consulting on its biggest ever project to remove a one-way system on Baker Street and Gloucester Place. Whilst the plans, in principle, sound good, we have major concerns about the lack of safe space for cycling.
Ple...

Thousands join LCC's call to End Lorry DangerPublished: 5:06pm 22 July 2015

Thousands of people have joined LCC's call to End Lorry Danger, with over 1200 leaving passionate comments on the petition to the Mayor of London in the hours after the petition launched, demonstrating clearly how passionately people feel that urg...

LCC calls on mayor to save lives by ending lorry danger Published: 7:02am 22 July 2015

One month after 26-year-old Ying Tao was run over and killed by a lorry at Bank junction, London Cycling Campaign is calling for urgent action from the Mayor of London to end lorry danger. The organisation is asking for urgent action in three ar...

Rediscovering cycling: a Dutch experience of cycling in LondonPublished: 1:11pm 15 July 2015

Helena grew up in Amsterdam and is currently interning with London Cycling Campaign. Having lived in London for almost a year, she has written a blog post about her experience of cycling in London (compared to Amsterdam). We love what she has to...

Cycle Superhighway 5 - Where next?Published: 12:42pm 15 July 2015

 

Video by Westminster Cycling Campaign
A four-metre cycle track has now been completed across Vauxhall Bridge. As the video shows, it can already be used by cyclists in the outbound direction. It cannot yet be used in the inbound directi...