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Welcome for Mayor’s proposal to create Safer Lorry Zone in London to improve cycling safetyPublished: 4:07pm 4 September 2013

The London Cycling Campaign warmly welcomes the Mayor's new proposal to create a ‘London Lorry Safety Charge’ zone in Greater London, but advise him that the details of the scheme are vital to making it effective.
We plan to work clos...

Applications open for Cycle Event Days 2013/14Published: 9:41am 4 September 2013

 

Now in its third year, Transport for London are to fund cycling promotion events as part of the Community Cycling Fund for London programme.  The events are open to all London boroughs and the focus this year is on 16+ students at u...

The Community Cycling Fund for London is welcoming applicationsPublished: 9:23am 4 September 2013

Community groups and not-for-profit organisations can apply for a £5K grant or a £500 'top up' grant until the 23 of September. The scheme, funded by Transport for London and administered by the London Cycling Campaign, supports grou...

London Cycling Campaign supports NCVO letter on government lobbying billPublished: 6:07pm 3 September 2013

The Government’s new Transparency of Lobbying Bill, while well intended, raises a serious risk of gagging non-partisan campaigning in the 12 months leading up to elections.
The Bill would set a £390,000 cap on the amount any organisat...

5000 surround Parliament on bikes: now be part of the next steps towards Space for CyclingPublished: 8:12pm 2 September 2013

Tonight, for the first time in its thousand-year history, the Palace of Westminster was entirely surrounded by protestors on bicycles.
Check out the fab photos above and below from Ben Broomfield and Anna Gudaniec. You may use these under licen...

Videos show how Cycle Superhighway 2 could make cycling safer and more convenientPublished: 1:07pm 28 August 2013

Transport for London has published a pair of videos showing how it expects people to use new cycling infrastructure on the Cycle Superhighway 2 extension that’s currently being built from Bow roundabout to Stratford High Street.
The ...

Tribute 'portrait bench’ unveiled to cycling campaign legend Barry Mason in Greenland DockPublished: 12:56pm 28 August 2013

Earlier this month, people from all around London rode to the unveiling of a portrait bench, alongside a bike route in South London, featuring a symbolic sculptural tribute to renowned campaigner Barry Mason (pictured below) who died in June 201...

London Cycling Campaign condemns Minister Eric Pickles call for more cars in our town centresPublished: 12:29pm 28 August 2013

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The London Cycling Campaign has challenged the recent pronouncement from Community and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles that more and cheaper car parking will benefit our town centres. 
We believe it’s a myth th...

Grants to support community cycling in London available from the 4th September 2013Published: 5:09pm 27 August 2013

Do you have an idea to promote cycling in your local community and help improve people's lives?
If you're involved in a community cycling project or thinking about setting one up you might be eligible to apply to one of the £5,000 grants ...

Royal College Street cycle tracks in Camden use planters and rumble strips to protect cyclists from motor trafficPublished: 2:56pm 22 August 2013

A £50,000 scheme to improve Royal College Street in Camden has been praised for keeping cyclists away from motor traffic.
Previously, the street had a two-way track on one side of the street, which was kerb-separated from the one-way carr...

Space for Cycling: Chris Boardman shows how cycle-proofing could Get Britain CyclingPublished: 12:49pm 22 August 2013

Our Space for Cycling protest ride on 2 September 2013 highlights the debate in Parliament to 'Get Britain Cycling'.
Olympic gold medallist Chris Boardman explains 'cycle-proofing' as part of the demand for the government to provide D...

Londoners lead the way for cycle commuting and taking public transport to workPublished: 7:49am 22 August 2013

Hackney has seen the biggest increase in cycling across England and Wales, while public transport use has increased across Greater London more than anywhere else, according to a new study.
This is the result of new research on commuting journey...

Bicycle-inspired art for the bank holiday weekendPublished: 3:48pm 20 August 2013

International art show, ARTCRANK, returns to London this weekend with bicycle-inspired art, created by a crop of talented homegrown artists. The fourth annual show in the capital, this "poster party for bike people" takes place on Saturday 24 Au...

London Cycling Campaign volunteers and staff take to streets to publicise our 2 Sept protestPublished: 3:33pm 15 August 2013

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Activists and volunteers are now taking to the streets to hand out flyers telling the public about our ‘Space for Cycling’ pro...

Police witness appeal after pedestrian dies following crash with cyclist in Regent StreetPublished: 7:50am 15 August 2013

Police from the Road Death Investigation Unit in Catford have appealed for a cyclist involved in a crash with a pedestrian to come forward as a witness. They have released CCTV images of the cyclist taken moments after the crash.
David Purkiss ...