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Urgent action! We need safer lorry design nowPublished: 12:19pm 4 December 2014

Tell Transport Minister we need safer lorry design now, not in 12 years time

Safer, more aerodynamic HGV cab designs, which can save hundreds of lives, are supported in principle by EU politicians; however, some member states, led by France and ...

Deptford Broadway plans fail to deliverPublished: 5:30pm 3 December 2014

 

Transport for London's consultation on proposed changes to Deptford Broadway closes next week (12 December). This is a stretch of road so dangerous it’s provoked media campaigns. Between 2008 and 2012, five cyclists were killed or ...

Local Group News: December 2014Published: 3:18pm 1 December 2014

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough. Find out what they've been up to in their December Newsletters! If you're an LCC member, you'll recieve your borough Newsletter in your latest edition ...

Space for Cycling Success in Hounslow!Published: 12:44pm 1 December 2014

In Hounslow, 35% of councillors promised to deliver local cycling improvements as part of  our Space for Cycling Campaign. 
  In Hanworth Ward, where two out of three Labour councillors supported Space for Cycling; we’re no...

MEDIA RELEASE: Londoners call on councils to keep their ‘Space for Cycling’ promisesPublished: 1:34pm 27 November 2014

People across London are calling on their council to ensure that promises to deliver safe space for cycling are kept.
London Cycling Campaign (LCC) has launched a petition asking council leaders to show support for space for cycling, and to ens...

Campaigners share knowledge on political, policy and technical issues at the CTC-Cyclenation conferencePublished: 1:57pm 23 November 2014

We were pleased to host the CTC-Cyclenation conference on 22 November at Lambeth Town Hall - thanks to everyone who came along, and to our speakers and workshop presenters. Cyclenation have published a write up of the event, including links to pre...

Mayor of London quizzed on superhighways and TfL conflict of interestPublished: 12:49pm 20 November 2014

The issue of the planned Cycle Superhighways came up at yesterday’s Mayor’s Question Time following a question by Caroline Pidgeon, Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee – including the issue of whether Canary Wharf ...

Not dying is a low bar. Aim for happy cycling.Published: 3:25pm 19 November 2014

This is a guest blog post by Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster, LCC Board member and Chair of the Elected Policy Forum. Here she writes about the Near Miss Project, which she set up to research,...

TfL launches another consultation on Elephant and Castle - but nothing much has changed for cyclingPublished: 1:05pm 19 November 2014

Transport for London has just launched another consultation on proposed changes to Elephant and Castle - but unfortunately, not much has changed since we urged supporters to tell them that the plans for cycling aren't good enough.
The latest co...

Don't miss the top names at the Cyclenation-CTC Annual Conference on Saturday 22 NovemberPublished: 12:19pm 19 November 2014

Don't miss a unique opportunity to hear from the UK's top cycling infrastructure experts and foremost authorities on active health and camapinging. Confirmed speakers now include:

Phil Jones, lead author of the ground breaking Welsh infrast...

Cyclists in WarPublished: 11:15am 14 November 2014

Joshua Worth investigates the role of bicycles during war around the world. 
Are you fond of cycling? If so, why not cycle for the King? Recruits wanted – bad teeth no bar!
This was the text that recruited young men for the 48th Divis...

Can you lend your skills to our Income Generation Committee?Published: 5:38pm 12 November 2014

As a membership organisation, the LCC is governed by an elected board of trustees, whose role it is to oversee and guide the operations, policy & finance of the charity through regular committee meetings with staff and the Chief Executive. Our...

Space for Cycling: six months on from the local electionsPublished: 2:30pm 12 November 2014

Earlier this year almost half of all Councillors elected in the London-wide council elections supported our Space for Cycling campaign. But since then some have disappeared into the woodwork, or are even backtracking on their promises.
In October...

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...