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New Cycling & Walking Commissioner appointedPublished: 1:18pm 20 December 2016

After a long recruitment process, and the leak of several names including prominent London councillors, architect Peter Murray and our own trustee Ann Kenrick, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced this morning that Will Norman will be London’s "...

Victory for London as Bank junction redesign gets go-aheadPublished: 4:35pm 16 December 2016

 
Despite opposition from taxi drivers, the City of London’s Policy & Resources Committee is giving the go-ahead to traffic restrictions and major safety improvements for pedestrians and cyclists at Bank junction. All motor vehicle...

Festive cycling book ideasPublished: 4:32pm 16 December 2016

London Cycling Guide £9.99 IMM Lifestyle books - £5 to LCC members (see members' magazine for discount code)  Tom Bogdanowicz in association with LCC (3rd edition 2016) 
This classic route guide has just bee...

We go further when we #ridetogetherPublished: 2:46pm 14 December 2016

If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you may have seen that we've just launched our #ridetogether campaign. 
More than 300,000 people cycle in London every day, and there are just as many reasons for doing so. We are all different. But...

Taxis turn their fire on Bank JunctionPublished: 1:43pm 13 December 2016

Photo: Matt Brown
Taxi drivers, including representatives of the LTDA, are once again trying to scupper cycling schemes. And in this case, not just cycling, but walking and bus schemes too. The City of London is currently moving forward with a ...

Mayor announces £770m doubling of cycling budgetPublished: 1:25pm 13 December 2016

London Cycling Campaign applauds news that the Mayor will invest £770 million over the next five years on cycling to 2021/22. According to TfL, that is almost double the average spend of the previous mayoralty, during which period the East...

LCC joins call to phase out dieselPublished: 1:54pm 9 December 2016

The London Cycling Campaign has today joined with other charities and organisations to call on the Mayor, Sadiq Khan to phase out diesel use in London.
The joint letter to the Mayor from Greenpeace, Medact, Friends of the Earth, Clean Air in Lo...

Take action: support British Cycling’s Turning the Corner campaignPublished: 3:10pm 8 December 2016

Two thirds of all collisions happen at junctions, they’re the most dangerous part of the road network – not just for cycling, but walking and driving too. British Cycling, based on research on European approaches, has a way to not on...

"Dear London Zoo"Published: 10:32am 6 December 2016

 
Eight-year-old Archie has sent us this letter he's written to ZSL London Zoo, asking them to reconsider their opposition to CS11. Here's Archie's letter in full:
 

Dear London Zoo,
We are writing to you to express how sad we ar...

Festive cycling book ideasPublished: 11:55am 4 December 2016

London Cycling Guide £9.99 IMM Lifestyle books - £5 to LCC members (see members' magazine for discount code)  Tom Bogdanowicz in association with LCC (3rd edition 2016) 
This classic route guide has just been updated with ...

Take part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 2017Published: 10:50am 1 December 2016

Aiming to get fitter in 2017? Fancy training to ride 100 miles?
What: Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100Where: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - The Mall, Central London (via Surrey) When: Sunday 30 July.
With only a few weeks left before the ballot ...

Bike stands, bike locks needed says surveyPublished: 3:20pm 30 November 2016

An online survey of 1800 London cyclists by Quanteze, commissioned by Stolen Ride and London Cycling Campaign puts the spotlight on the high level of cycle theft; the critical need for more bike stands  in London; and the imperative to educ...

"A City For All Londoners" lays out Mayor's visionPublished: 2:01pm 30 November 2016

The new Mayor has launched a consultation on his vision for London as a "City for all Londoners". You have until 11 December to feed back to it via the discussion forums here or via email here.
Our full response will be published soon. In the m...

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...