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Cyclist dies in another London tipper lorry crashPublished: 7:32pm 21 January 2015

We are saddened and distressed to report that a woman cyclist died early on Monday morning after being run over by a 32 ton lorry in Hackney. The crash happened as the lorry turned left out of Seven Sisters Road into Amhurst Park.
As yet the poli...

Calls for Mayor to reverse decision on watered down plans for Cycle Superhighway 2 before Mayor's Question Time on Wednesday 21 JanuaryPublished: 10:52am 20 January 2015

LCC's local group in Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets Wheelers, are organising a photo call with Darren Johnson AM and other Assembly members outside City Hall on Wednesday 21 January at 9.15am to demand that the Mayor rethinks his decision to remov...

Campaign success as Deptford Creek Bridge finally opensPublished: 2:53pm 19 January 2015

Photo credit: News Shopper
Deptford Creek Bridge was opened this morning by the Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich Council, Denise Hyland. The swing bridge, which links up the Thames Path between Deptford and Greenwich, is the result...

How to design a cycling cityPublished: 1:13pm 15 January 2015

 

London Cyclist magazine (which goes out to LCC members) featured a preview of the International Cycling Infrastructure Best Practice Study in the December 2014 issue written by one of its authors, John Dales.
You can now read the full ...

LCC led rides take over 16,000 cyclists across London in 2014 Published: 3:25pm 14 January 2015

London Cycling Campaign is the capital’s biggest provider of guided rides with over16,000 participants in 2014
2014 was a bumper year with over 16,000 people cycling on LCC organised rides. This makes LCC the biggest provider of free ride...

Plans progress for West End ProjectPublished: 6:45pm 13 January 2015

Camden Council have published a report following their consultation on the West End Project transforming the Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street area. It is one of the largest public realm projects in London, and one which our local group in Cam...

Amazing cyclist survival story highlights danger on Clerkenwell RoadPublished: 12:11pm 8 January 2015

Victoria Lebrec was cycling to work on 8th December, on Clerkenwell Road. At the St.John street junction she was in a crash with a left turning skip lorry. She was knocked down and run over by the lorry resulting in severe injuries to her legs a...

Old Street plans don't deliver for cycling and walking, say LCCPublished: 11:39am 8 January 2015

Transport for London's consultation on Old Street roundabout closes this weekend - but LCC is concerned that plans don't do enough for cyclists or pedestrians. 
Old Street roundabout in east London should be a London landmark with a distin...

The first of the Mayor's Mini Holland projects is signed offPublished: 4:07pm 7 January 2015

In Waltham Forest, the first of the Mini Holland projects has been signed off; the Ruckholt Road Walking and Cycling Improvement Scheme. Works are due to commence on implementing the £770k project this month.  It will be the firs...

Have your say on an Ultra Low Emission Zone for London Published: 7:17pm 6 January 2015

Photo: Transport for London
Transport for London and the Mayor are currently consulting on a proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) for London. 
The ULEZ would require all vehicles driving in central London to meet new exhaust emission s...

2014: A look back at LCC success storiesPublished: 10:58am 5 January 2015

We'd like to wish all our supporters a very Happy New Year! As we move into the new year, we've taken a look back at some of the successes LCC, together with our members and supporters have achieved during 2014. With your support, we hope to see m...

Kids bike books reviewedPublished: 1:51pm 21 December 2014

Kids bike books reviewed

 
Stuck for gift ideas? The Bikehub blog (www.bikehub.co.uk/kidbikebooks/) features a review of kids bicycle books. And CTC, the national cyclists' organisation has this to say about Fred the Magic Bicyc...

Watered down plans for CS2 upgrade will compromise cycling safety, say LCC Published: 2:20pm 18 December 2014

18 December 2014 - for immediate release
Transport for London has published its consultation report on the upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout.The consultation, which ran from 23 September to 2 November, sho...

Cycle hire charges doubled for longer journeysPublished: 1:33pm 18 December 2014

Cycle hire charges doubled for most longer journeys

Under the headline ‘Simpler’ Transport for London is doubling the cycle hire charge for anyone using a hire bike for between thirty minutes and an hour. This is the second major ta...

Reviews: Bike Lights (USB charged) Published: 5:31pm 15 December 2014

It goes without saying that a decent set of lights is a must-have for regular cyclists, but manufacturers' claims can sometimes differ quite radically from real-life performance. So London Cyclist's testers have put a selection of the latest USB-c...