THE BLOG

RSS feed

All the latest from the london cycling campaign

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...

LCC says TfL board member’s conflict of interest on superhighways must endPublished: 10:36am 13 October 2014

London Cycling Campaign is calling for a Transport for London board member to step aside from discussions on the new cycle superhighways scheme due to a clear conflict of interest.
Peter Anderson, Finance Director of Canary Wharf Group PLC &ndash...

Collideoscope - cyclists build national crash and near miss databankPublished: 4:49pm 8 October 2014

Collideosco.pe is brought to you by the My Society team who build tools that empower citizens like 'They Work for You' and 'What do they Know'. It has been devleoped with ITP the integrated and sustainable transport experts.
This is a web app b...

2014 Cyclenation-CTC Annual ConferencePublished: 8:51pm 4 October 2014

Hosted by the London Cycling Campaign
Sponsored by Lambeth Council, London
Saturday 22nd November 2014 9:30 - 18:00
Assembly Hall,  Lambeth Town Hall, Acre Lane, SW2 1RW  
This year’s joint annual Cyclenation-CTC conference w...

Cycle Superhighway 2 upgrade better for everyonePublished: 11:10am 2 October 2014

The impact study of the dramatic upgrade to the cycle superhighway from Aldgate to Bow shows benefits for all road users. Figures released by Transport for London are better than many had feared. Increased time on some journeys by car and bus ar...

Road Danger Reduction and Enforcement: How policing can support walking and cycling in LondonPublished: 3:59pm 1 October 2014

London Traffic Law Enforcement Confernce - Saturday 1st November 2014 10.30 am - 4.00 pm

How policing can support walking and cycling in London
The conference has been organised by London Cycling Campaign;  RoadPeace, the national charity...

Space for Cycling Fundraiser at Look Mum No Hands! on Tuesday 7th October Published: 10:50am 29 September 2014

Join us on Tuesday 7th October from 5pm at London's most bicycle-friendly cafe, Look mum no hands!, for a fundraising evening in support of our huge London-wide campaign, Space for Cycling.
We love cycling and we love our bikes. So, what ...

London Cycling Campaign says new cycle superhighways essential to keep London movingPublished: 4:17pm 25 September 2014

Transport for London’s publication today of impact reports for the East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways show that fears of London grinding to a halt are unfounded. LCC Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said:
“There will be a 40% ...

LCC’s Space for Cycling campaign honoured in BikeBiz AwardsPublished: 1:05pm 25 September 2014

Leading members of the UK and world cycling trade applauded heartily as London Cycling Campaign’s Space for Cycling campaign took top prize in the Cycling Advocacy category of the BikeBiz Awards 2014 at a ceremony preceding the Cycle ...

Book Review: The Breakaway - Nicole Cooke Published: 12:05pm 24 September 2014

The Breakaway is an exceptional book, an intelligent sporting autobiography, also a feminist critique of professional cycling by the British rider who won more than all the men. It is a story of huge success against massive odds.
...

Fantastic Cycling in CopenhagenPublished: 11:11am 24 September 2014

Amsterdam and Copenhagen are competing to be the best cities in the world for bicycles, so it's nice to see this infographic (below) from Icebike.org that shows exactly why cycling is fantastic in Copenhagen.
As you can see, 95% of the popul...

2014 CCFL grants open for applicationsPublished: 12:22pm 23 September 2014

The 2014 Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) funding round is now open and accepting applications until Monday 6th October.
The CCFL is a scheme funded by Transport for London and administered by the London Cycling Campaign to support comm...