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Progress towards safer lorries highlighted at CLOCS eventPublished: 5:50pm 27 February 2015

CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety) exists to reduce road danger from construction industry vehicles. It focuses on three workstreams: improving vehicle safety, ensuring road danger reduction is considered as important as health an...

What's wrong with new Aviva research on London cycle safety Published: 10:06am 25 February 2015

New research by Aviva on cycling in London has highlighted the need for urgent action to create safe space for cycling on London’s streets – but some of its methodologies and messaging are misleading, London Cycling Campaign believes.
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Fourth cyclist of 2015 killed in crash with lorry at VictoriaPublished: 11:11am 19 February 2015

Photo: Evening Standard
A woman in her 30s has died following a collision with a lorry on Victoria Street next to Victoria Palace Theatre. She is the fourth cyclist to have been killed in London this year.
From the information available we und...

Mounting opposition towards Garden Bridge with 'space for plants' - but not cyclingPublished: 1:04pm 17 February 2015

(Photo: Arup)
A legal challenge has been launched against plans to build a garden bridge over the river Thames. Michael Ball, from Tulse Hill in south London, is claiming the London borough of Lambeth unlawfully granted planning permission...

Cycle Safety Shield technology to be rolled out on Ealing lorriesPublished: 2:10pm 16 February 2015

Collision avoidance technology is to be rolled out on Ealing Council’s fleet of Large Goods Vehicles (LGVs), the City of London, Hackney and some council contractors are also implementing these sensors. This is a significant victory for Lo...

Giveaway: Personal coaching session with Sir Chris HoyPublished: 2:47pm 12 February 2015

If you're taking any keen junior cyclists along with you to the London Bike Show in the ExCeL Centre this Saturday February 14, we have a giveaway that's tailor-made for you.
There are two places up for grabs for a personal coaching session wit...

A right royal balls-up: London Cycling Campaign is not amused by Buckingham Palace superhighway plansPublished: 10:46am 10 February 2015

Transport for London’s latest consultation on the East-West cycle superhighway show a big hole in the route - and it's been reported that officials at the Royal Parks are refusing to allow safe space for cycling outside Buckingham Palace. ...

Lorries without safety equipment "effectively banned" from SeptemberPublished: 3:07pm 6 February 2015

As of the start of September, lorries over 3.5 tonnes must be fitted with side guards and mirrors when the Safer Lorry Scheme comes into force in the capital. The announcement, made by Transport for London and the Mayor's Office, follows a publi...

Standard says Sir John Armitt’s comments on cyclists were “Crass”Published: 1:39pm 6 February 2015

Standard says Sir John Armitt’s comments on cyclists were “Crass”
Following the declaration by Sir John Armitt, TfL board member and chair of National Express, that ‘the biggest danger to cyclists on the roads in London ...

TfL Board approves Cycle Superhighways Published: 12:29pm 4 February 2015

London’s new flagship cycle superhighways are to go ahead with works to start after this year’s London Marathon.  A majority of the TfL board supported the programme following a debate chaired by Mayor Boris Johnson.
LCC's CEO,...

A campaign success - but is TfL's own board a threat to the superhighways?Published: 9:46am 29 January 2015

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Boris Johnson and TfL have now published their response to the consultation and final plans for the construction of the new East-West and North-South cycle superhighways in London. We’re delighted to see that despite ...

Momentous day for London as Mayor confirms cycle superhighways will go aheadPublished: 11:23am 27 January 2015

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Momentous day for London as Mayor confirms cycle superhighways will go ahead
27 January 2015

The Mayor of London has announced final plans for the construction of new East-West and North-South cycle superhighways in London. Subj...

West End Project plans approved by Camden CouncilPublished: 9:05am 22 January 2015

Camden Council’s Cabinet has approved plans to move ahead with the West End Project proposals to transform the Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street area.
While the detail of the scheme is yet to be finalised, for example on the design of t...

Cyclist dies in another London tipper lorry crashPublished: 7:32pm 21 January 2015

We are saddened and distressed to report that a woman cyclist died early on Monday morning after being run over by a 32 ton lorry in Hackney. The crash happened as the lorry turned left out of Seven Sisters Road into Amhurst Park.
As yet the poli...

Calls for Mayor to reverse decision on watered down plans for Cycle Superhighway 2 before Mayor's Question Time on Wednesday 21 JanuaryPublished: 10:52am 20 January 2015

LCC's local group in Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets Wheelers, are organising a photo call with Darren Johnson AM and other Assembly members outside City Hall on Wednesday 21 January at 9.15am to demand that the Mayor rethinks his decision to remov...