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LCC calls on London Assembly to back motion calling for £41 million increase in cycling budgetPublished: 04:38pm 18 Feb 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has contacted its 12,000 members and 40,000 supporters asking them to write to their London Assembly Members in support of a budget increase for cycling next year of £41 million.
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London Cycling Campaign in Hackney says "Let's share Shoreditch"Published: 05:05pm 14 Feb 2013

Dutch-style 'design for negotiation' comes to streets north of the City, writes Trevor Parsons from the London Cycling Campaign in Hackney:
Foot will come before wheel, and muscle before motor when, later this year, Leonard Circus (see phot...

Ashok Sinha: Why is the law so inconsistent when it deals with cyclists hurt on the road?Published: 03:10pm 11 Feb 2013

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha ponders the inconsistencies in the law following a number of controversial trial verdicts
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London Assembly members vote for Mayor to increase cycling budget for 2013-14Published: 05:28pm 08 Feb 2013

A majority of London Assembly members have voted for Mayor Boris Johnson to increase the amount earmarked for cycling in next year’s (2013-14) GLA budget.

The current provision for cycling in the Mayor’s budget is £...

Transport for London conference backs LCC's 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' campaignPublished: 08:00am 08 Feb 2013

Transport for London hosted a conference on Monday 4 February, attended by LCC and other lorry experts, to deliver freight safety recommendations to London borough councils.
The conference was attended by 25 out of 33 of the London councils, and ...

Get Britain Cycling cross party parliamentary enquiry - LCC submissionPublished: 04:06pm 05 Feb 2013

An Inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group aims to enable more people across the UK to take up cycling, cycle more often and cycle more safely.
A select committee style inquiry, made up of a cross-party group of Parliamentarians is ...

Junction of Grove Road/Burdett Road and Mile End Road isn't going DutchPublished: 04:26pm 25 Jan 2013

Transport for London's Better Junctions programme has published its decision on an important junction on Cycle Superhighway 2, choosing a proposal that falls short of being truly safe and inviting for cycling or walking.
The junc...

2 of London's 33 councils have committed to our 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledgePublished: 01:18pm 21 Jan 2013

Two councils in London, Islington and Waltham Forest, have taken LCC's Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge to only using the safest lorries and best-trained drivers to make cycling safer.
Sadly, over 30 councils have yet to make a similar pledge ...

LCC welcomes appointment of Andrew Gilligan as Mayor's new Cycling CommissionerPublished: 12:51pm 21 Jan 2013

Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard journalist Andrew Gilligan has just been appointed to perhaps the most exciting job in London: the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner.
A daily cycle commuter and regular commenter on cycling in London, Gilligan wi...

A Britain fit for cycling: our response to the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group inquiryPublished: 02:51pm 18 Jan 2013

The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group is a group of British MPs and peers from all parties who want to promote cycling.
They have launched an investigation into the barriers to cycling in the UK and will run six sessions to collect evidence o...

London Assembly calls on Boris Johnson to introduce more 20mph speed limitsPublished: 12:26pm 18 Jan 2013

The London Assembly has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to take action on road safety by introducing more 20mph limits on the capital’s roads. 
The Mayor’s recent road safety action plan recognised that 20mph speed limits can imp...

New study shows 48% of primary school children would like to cycle to school.Published: 12:04pm 18 Jan 2013

A new report released by the Policy Studies Institute shows 48% of primary school children would like to cycle to school but only 4 per cent are actually doing so.

Over the last four decades, a large reduction in children’s independent mo...

TfL abandons flawed Lambeth roundabout in favour of trial of Dutch cycling designPublished: 02:07pm 11 Jan 2013

Transport for London has decided not to proceed with its flawed proposal for the northern Lambeth Bridge roundabout, instead trialling a Dutch-style design suggested by us and other campaigners.
You can see how the roundabout works in the video...

Bow to Stratford CS2 shows TfL starting to adopt Dutch principles for cycling provisionPublished: 04:38pm 10 Jan 2013

We’re delighted with many aspects of the designs for the second section of Cycle Superhighway 2, which are open to consultation until 11 February 2013.
You can make your views known to TfL on its proposals via barclayscyclesuperhighways@t...

Mayor's Question Time Answers on Cycling December 2012 Published: 04:22pm 04 Jan 2013

Round up of the latest set of Mayor's Questions on cycling.
Assembly Members of the Greater London Authority (GLA) quiz the Mayor about his polices and responsibilities. This is one of the checks and balance on the Mayor and the bodies he is resp...