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Take action: Tell Mayor Sadiq Khan you want "A City for All Londoners"Published: 12:30am 4 November 2016

The new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has published his vision document, indicating key policy themes for his first term and beyond. And you can have your say on it here.
Our Infrastructure Campaigner's initial assessment is that the document contains man...

Six stars for the London Six-Day racesPublished: 11:18pm 27 October 2016

Six stars for the London Six-Day races
 
London’s Six-Day races were a top attraction last year and this year they’ve added yet more stars, in the shape of Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish, to the mix. The London Velodrome...

Take action: get space for cycling on Old Kent RoadPublished: 12:52pm 20 October 2016

Over 2,000 cyclists use the Old Kent Road daily (according to DfT traffic counts). Yet the same road carries 30,000 motor vehicles, including nearly 1,500 HGVs. We, the Southwark Cyclists and Lewisham Cyclists groups are calling for protected sp...

LCC responds to LTDA accusation of “gross misrepresentation”Published: 11:36am 20 October 2016

The LTDA has sent a letter to LCC and has also passed it to at least one media outlet on the ongoing LTDA opposition to Tavistock Place (and other schemes). Here, is the LCC response to that letter:
The LTDA said (letter from Chairman Richard M...

The Big Book GiveawayPublished: 11:18am 20 October 2016

We've got dozens of cycling books to give away here at LCC HQ. Fancy some free books? All you need to do is come and pick them up from our offices near London Bridge.
Here's a list of what we have:

Bicycle Repair Manual
City Rider: How to Sur...

AGM 2016 reportPublished: 5:21pm 19 October 2016

Our annual conference started with a look at the state of play for the charity right now and where we intend to go in the next year.
Finances – Ashok Sinha, our CEO, laid out the rather grim circumstances charities are currently operating...

Val Shawcross announces new Cycle Superhighways at LCC AGMPublished: 5:10pm 19 October 2016

Speaking to our AGM, the Deputy Mayor for Transport under new Mayor Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross emphasised the Mayor, the London Assembly and TfL’s ongoing commitment to cycling – as well as dropping in some surprise announcements.
It...

Campaigner Awards Winners 2016Published: 4:08pm 19 October 2016

Our campaigner awards seek to recognise the amazing work and achievements of those who volunteer in our local groups and make London far better for cycling with their knowledge, enthusiasm and passion.
 
Ride leader
Highly commended - St...

Cycle Superhighways cause congestion? The opposite, says Inrix reportPublished: 3:52pm 17 October 2016

Cycle Superhighways are implied as the cause of London's buses going slower than a "horse and cart" according to a spate of newspaper reports triggered by a piece in The Times. The data to show this appears to come from an Inrix report that does...

Healthy Streets are cycling and walking streetsPublished: 10:25am 11 October 2016

 
There’s a rising idea in London’s corridors of power – and it’s a good one. “Healthy Streets” is a term that’s been coined at TfL, and it’s an idea that both London Cycling Campaign and Liv...

LCC welcomes greener river crossings, but not SilvertownPublished: 2:18pm 4 October 2016

From the press release that has just gone out...
The London Cycling Campaign welcomes the announcement from the Mayor that London is set to get a series of much-needed, new and green river crossings that prioritise cycling, walking and public t...

Safer In The City? Safer on #TaviPlacePublished: 3:16pm 3 October 2016

There seems to be some confusion (on twitter) about recent campaigning events around the City of London’s “Safer In The City” event and a co-signed statement between London Cycling Campaign, The LTDA and the City; and the Londo...

LCC WIN! Most dangerous lorries to be banned from London's streetsPublished: 12:23pm 30 September 2016

As a direct result of London Cycling Campaign action, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced moves to fulfil one of his key #signforcycling pledges - to take a bold step towards ending lorry danger by making "Direct Vision" lorries, which are the s...

BIKE TEST (longtermer): Kinesis 4S DiscPublished: 9:42pm 29 September 2016

My annual cycling habits are pretty consistent and I clock up about 8,000 road miles every 12 months. The majority are consumed on the 26-mile daily commute to LCC head office from west London, then there’s the racing (mainly criterions...

Take action: Save Tavistock Place in one minutePublished: 3:41pm 14 September 2016

(Picture credit: Josh Blacker)
Want to save the iconic #TaviPlace cycle tracks from cabbies who just want to avoid the Euston Road? Want a nicer place to live, work, cycle and walk, not a traffic-choked ratrun?
Go to the consultation page here...