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Cyclist fatality involving tipper truck at BankPublished: 10:25am 22 June 2015

 
A second cyclist has been killed in a collision less than 24 hours after a man was killed in a crash involving a car in Harrow. Hit by a tipper truck at Bank, the female victim was treated at the scene but died of her injuries. London Cy...

Cyclist fatality after midnight crash on Harrow rat-run roadPublished: 8:27am 22 June 2015

 
London Cycling Campaign is very saddened to hear the news of a cyclist's death in the early hours of Sunday morning, 21st June.  Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
 
Press reports say that the cyclist, a man in his 5...

Islington Cyclists launch petition to ensure Quietway route is safe for cyclingPublished: 1:27pm 16 June 2015

Our local group in Islington; Islington Cyclists Action Group, have launched a petition calling on the local council to restrict through traffic on a planned Quietway running north to south through the Inner London borough from Finsbury Par...

Old Street plans not good enough to create safe #space4cyclingPublished: 11:04am 15 June 2015

Transport for London has published its report in response to the consultation on Old Street - but LCC is concerned the plans aren't going to provide the safe space for cycling (or walking) that this location needs.
Old Street roundabout should ...

Near Miss project finds women bear the brunt of bad driving and harassmentPublished: 5:59am 12 June 2015

The Near Miss project, led by LCC trustee Rachel Aldred, has found that female cyclists are almost twice as likely as their male counterparts to be subject to harassment or bad driving. 
The study involved more than 1500 cyclists completin...

Partial success for CS1 plansPublished: 2:51pm 10 June 2015

Transport for London has published its response to the consultation on Cycle Superhighway 1, which is due to run from White Hart Lane in Tottenham to Liverpool Street station.

TfL consulted on plans for the route back in February, with propos...

New technology for cyclists at traffic signals welcomePublished: 8:21am 8 June 2015

Transport for London is trialling a new technology to detect the volumes of cyclists at traffic signals – news which we've welcomed as long overdue. The new technology, which is being trialled along Cycle Superhighway 3 on Cable Street, wi...

Fall in serious injury and fatal casualties welcome, but more must be done to create safe space for cyclingPublished: 10:18am 4 June 2015

The Mayor's Office has released figures which show that fall in the serious and fatal casualty rate for people on bikes in London from 2013 to 2014. The figures also show cycling at a 'record high'.
The rate of serious or fatal casualty per cyc...

Top Ten Tips for Safer RidingPublished: 2:07pm 3 June 2015

Much of riding safely in London is about road positioning. As cyclists we have as much right to use the road as other users, but can often be seen as ‘something to get around’. A few tips will help avoid those tricky moments as Anna Hu...

Local Group News: June 2015Published: 8:54am 3 June 2015

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 latest Newsletters.
 
If you're an LCC member, you'll recieve your borough Newsletter ...

Have your say on the Regent's Park to Gladstone Park QuietwayPublished: 8:22am 2 June 2015

 

There are just a few days left to have your say on a 4km long section of the Regent’s Park to Gladstone Park Quietway cycle route which runs through Brent.
This route is part of the wider Quietways programme, a network of radial a...

32 year old woman dies after being hit by lorry in Camberwell Published: 11:57am 29 May 2015

London Cycling Campaign is shocked and saddened to hear that another young woman has lost her life on London’s roads.
The 32-year-old woman was hit by a lorry while she was cycling on Denmark Hill, at the junction with Orpheus Street in C...

Consultation launches on returning Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two way trafficPublished: 9:01pm 26 May 2015

Westminster City Council has launched a public consultation on its plans for Baker Street and Gloucester Place.
The website for the consultation says:
"The proposals seek to return Marylebone to how it was originally intended; as a place for peo...

Pavement cycling incident sparks anti-cycling commentary in the mediaPublished: 9:43am 26 May 2015

Following an incident in Blackpool last week where a toddler was hit by a man cycling on the pavement, there has been a spate of 'anti-cycling' commentary in the media.
Tuesday's episode of You and Yours on Radio 4 asks callers “Have you ...

Keep suspect lorry operator off our streets - Traffic Commissioner responds to LCC call for actionPublished: 4:42pm 20 May 2015

Last week's conviction of driver Barry Meyer whose lorry killed killed a cyclist in Holborn raised serious questions about the owners of the lorry. How did they they allow an unlicensed driver to drive a 32 ton tipper lorry through Central Londo...