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Court verdicts highlight need for much greater protection for cyclists under the lawPublished: 05:03pm 14 Dec 2012

The London Cycling Campaign is calling for the law to provide much greater protection for cyclists, after two court verdicts today left victim’s families and friends dismayed.
In the first case, at the Old Bailey a motorist who opened his...

UPDATED: Darwins Deli delivery rider is latest London cyclist-lorry crash victimPublished: 11:11am 06 Dec 2012

According to news reports, another London cyclist has been killed in a lorry crash, this time in Commercial Road in the borough of Tower Hamlets, near the junction with Arbour Square (pictured above).
The victim has been named as Javed Sumbal, ...

BBC TV "War On Britain's Roads" programme misrepresents cyclists, putting lives at riskPublished: 01:46pm 05 Dec 2012

The London Cycling Campaign has strongly condemned a BBC1 primetime TV programme to be shown today because it misrepresents London’s cyclists in a way likely to create tension on the streets, putting vulnerable road users at greater risk.
C...

Ann Kenrick elected new chair of the London Cycling Campaign board of trusteesPublished: 10:57am 04 Dec 2012

Ann Kenrick OBE has been elected chair of the London Cycling Campaign board of trustees.
Ann (pictured above) is Secretary-General of the Franco-British Council and lives in Camberwell, South London, with her family.
She takes over after four ...

Major London property developers adopt Safer Lorries charter in partnership with LCCPublished: 04:07pm 29 Nov 2012

LCC is celebrating another major success as a group of London’s biggest property developers have agreed a Safer Lorries charter, with the potential to make thousands of lorry journeys safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
Signatories to the...

Encourage cycling say health experts because inactivity is as “dangerous as smoking”Published: 03:10pm 29 Nov 2012

National and local governments should encourage improved public health by making walking and cycling more attractive to everyone, as has been done on the Continent, according a new report by the National Institute for Health Clinical Excellence ...

Hackney, Camden and Waltham Forest join Islington in move to borough-wide 20mphPublished: 10:27am 21 Nov 2012

0n 21 November 2012, Hackney Council voted overwhelmingly to confirm its commitment to 20mph as the default speed limit for the borough.
Camden and Waltham Forest also recently joined Islington in committing to borough-wide 20mph speed limits ...

London Assembly Transport Committee calls on Mayor to make good his Go Dutch promisesPublished: 09:19am 21 Nov 2012

The cross-party London Assembly Transport Committee has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to keep his election promises to follow the agenda of our Love London, Go Dutch campaign in order to bring about a genuine cycling revolution in the capital.
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UPDATED: Another London cyclist dies in lorry collision, at A13 in Barking and DagenhamPublished: 02:03pm 20 Nov 2012

Tributes have poured in after the cyclist killed in the latest lorry crash was named as Brian Florey, a 35-year-old father from Canning Town.
The day after the crash the BBC confirmed another cyclist had been killed in Greater London ...

Roadside vigil at Elephant and Castle this Friday will remember hundreds killed and injuredPublished: 06:00pm 15 Nov 2012

A roadside vigil will take place on Friday 16 November at 5pm outside the London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle to commemorate those killed on London’s roads in the last year.
The Mayor of London, members of the London A...

Anniversary of Bow death highlights need to improve driving standards and lorry safetyPublished: 05:35pm 15 Nov 2012

At around 5pm on 11 November 2011, just over one year ago, 34-year-old Svitlana Tereschenko (pictured above) was killed while cycling home from her job as a shop manager at Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford.
Lana, as she was known to her m...

TfL's tasks its Better Junctions review with improving Blackfriars after damning Safety AuditPublished: 04:56pm 15 Nov 2012

Transport for London has agreed to address the serious safety problems at Blackfriars junction after its Safety Audit team highlighted numerous dangers to cyclists, pedestrians and motorists.
Download the Safety Audit (PDF)
In 2011, thousands ...

London Cycling Campaign board is now fifty percent female after successful trustee electionPublished: 04:09pm 15 Nov 2012

The London Cycling Campaign now has an equal number of male and female trustees, after four more women were elected to the board at our 2012 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 14 November.
Former LCC vice-chair David Love was also among the fi...

Wiggins crash highlights the need for radical steps to improve safety for all cyclistsPublished: 04:11pm 09 Nov 2012

Collisions involving two of the UK’s most famous sporting cyclists have highlighted the need for greater protection for people who cycle on our streets every day.
2012 Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial champion Bradley Wiggins ...

London Cycling Campaign says TfL Road Safety Action Plan must prioritise the most vulnerablePublished: 01:55pm 09 Nov 2012

Transport for London’s Road Safety Action Plan must be underpinned by a clear strategy that prioritises the safety of walkers and cyclists and addresses the sources of danger on London’s roads, we've said in our formal response to Tf...