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New Superhighways and Quietways stats from TfLPublished: 12:47pm 30 November 2016

TfL has today released a new briefing note on progress on its Cycle Superhighways and Quietways programmes. There's a lot in the note, but here's the most important bits...
On Cycle Superhighways
"In only five months… there has been mor...

Active City Businesses NetworkPublished: 11:21am 29 November 2016

The City of London sees up to 400,000 commuters arriving in the Square Mile each day.  Most of these commuters walk or cycle to their final destination - businesses within the City.  Active commuting is something that the City of Londo...

Take action: Support Brent's Carlton Vale tracksPublished: 6:00pm 22 November 2016

It's not often Brent council do something positive for cycling. So please support this scheme near Queen's Park to hopefully help more of us to cycle to central London, to get local kids to school by cycling, and so the council gets the message ...

Take action: get space for cycling in StratfordPublished: 4:26pm 22 November 2016

Do you want to see the Stratford gyratory system get segregated cycle tracks with new cycle crossings, calmer two-way traffic, a 20mph speed limit and more? Here’s your opportunity to make it happen!
Newham Council and TfL are consulting ...

Local Group News: December 2016Published: 2:23pm 21 November 2016

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 receive your borough Newsletter in...

Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th AnniversaryPublished: 3:50pm 17 November 2016

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here.
On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Live, work, ride in City of London? Meeting 21 NovPublished: 4:44pm 16 November 2016

Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevecadman/
Live, work, ride through the City of London area? This meeting is for anyone interested in improving cycling in the City of London area - with a view to revitalising the City of London Cy...

Take action: Support changes to the North-South Cycle Superhighway extensionPublished: 12:52am 4 November 2016

A new TfL consultation shows that the proposed extension to the North-South Cycle Superhighway is moving forward, albeit at snail's pace. The good news is TfL is now consulting on a signalised version of the Snow Hill/West Smithfield junction wi...

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...