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Thousands of Londoners join the Big Ride in central London to tell politicians we want streets that are safe and inviting for cyclingPublished: 03:43pm 17 May 2014

Glorious sunshine, a host of smiling children, relaxed parents, thousands of ordinary Londoners enjoying the luxury of riding through central London without the fear of motor traffic – the Space for Cycling Big Ride on Saturday 17 May 20...

A third of council election candidates now backing local Space for Cycling improvementsPublished: 12:39pm 16 May 2014

 
Over a third of London's local election candidates (34% or 2555 individuals) are backing the London Cycling Campaign's call for Space for Cycling in their neighbourhood, with major support from the four largest parties.
In Hackney, 99% of...

LCC demands action on safer lorries from Transport Minister McLoughlinPublished: 05:17pm 15 May 2014

 
The death of another cyclist under a large lorry at Elephant and Castle this week has focussed attention on the possibility of getting rid of those HGVs which have restricted vision making it far harder for drivers to see the road around t...

Thousands expected at 'Big Ride' on Sat 17 May demanding streets that are safe and inviting for cyclingPublished: 11:14am 15 May 2014

Thousands of people on bicycles are expected to take part in the London Cycling Campaign "Space for Cycling Big Ride" in central London on Saturday 17 May 2014, telling politicians that Londoners demand streets that are safe and inviting for every...

Man dies cycling through "notorious" Elephant & Castle southern roundabout after lorry collisionPublished: 05:27pm 13 May 2014

A man has died after being in a collision with a lorry while cycling through the southern roundabout at Elephant & Castle roundabout in South London.
He's the fifth person known to die cycling in Greater London omn 2014.
There's no indicat...

Councils sign up for London Cycling Campaign 'Urban Cycle Loan' programme to encourage cyclingPublished: 12:26pm 09 May 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is celebrating increased take-up of our 'Urban Cycle Loan' programme, which enables people who live, work or study within one of the participating boroughs to borrow a bike free for one month.
Urban Cycle Loan is now...

Victory for LCC's Safer Lorries campaign as every local council provides cycling-awareness training for lorry driversPublished: 02:42pm 08 May 2014

Council lorry drivers in every London borough, and the City of London, will be offered Safer Urban Driving (SUD) courses, that include an on-bike session,  as of this year.
Prior to this year, only some boroughs were offering the training,...

Winning political support for Space for Cycling in HarrowPublished: 01:21pm 07 May 2014

Photo courtesy of thisislocallondon.co.uk
LCC trustee and Harrow Cyclist Tony Levene explains how even a simple photoshoot can help win polticians over to LCC's Space for Cycling Campaign. Going for a ride is just the icing on the cake.
F...

Exclusive London Cycling Campaign KeepCup for every new member – Join Today Published: 09:57am 29 Apr 2014

We are excited to reveal our very own medium-sized KeepCup (worth £13.50*), available FREE to every new member** for a limited time only.

The exclusive branded KeepCup comes in a variety of colours and is sustainably made. Use your r...

73% of survey respondents say they'd cycle to work during Tube strike if there was less danger from motor trafficPublished: 02:26pm 28 Apr 2014

The London Cycling Campaign surveyed Londoners over the weekend via Twitter, and found that 73% of respondents who don't regularly cycle said they'd be more likely to ride to work during the Tube strike if "there was less danger from motor traff...

Space for Cycling Spitalfields - Free Yoga for Cyclists and Bike Mechanics Published: 12:41pm 28 Apr 2014

THURSDAY 1ST MAY, join us for a FREE Space for Cycling event in Spitalfields market to promote cycle-friendly town centres and liveable high streets.

From 9am - 3pm, we will be in Spitalfields market square with a range of cycling-related activ...

Infographic: Why 20mph and removing through motor traffic are vital to creating safe Space for CyclingPublished: 11:36am 25 Apr 2014

20mph speed limits and removing through motor traffic are the best way to create inexpensive and effective Space for Cycling smaller streets, particular where people live.
Please email your local election candidates via space4cycling.org/action a...

Philip Darnton of the Bicycle Association of GB explains why the UK bicycle industry is so keen to back Space for CyclingPublished: 11:29am 25 Apr 2014

Philip Darnton, former head of Cycling England, and current director of the Bicycle Association of GB, explains why his organisation has become one of Space for Cycling's lead supporters
Back in August 1928, H R Watling, the director of the Bic...

£500 in Evans vouchers for the best Space for Cycling photosPublished: 08:51am 25 Apr 2014

Send us your photos about Space for Cycling and the pick of the week will get £500 in Evans vouchers.  We will pick our winner EVERY Monday morning for the next 4 weeks. Tweet them to us (don't forget to use the #Space4Cycling...

'Secret' route bypassing dangerous Lea Interchange opens in East London near Olympic ParkPublished: 07:11pm 24 Apr 2014

Keeping a low profile it appears, without any fanfare or prominent signage, an off-road cycling and walking bypass of the dangerous Lea Interchange has opened up in East London.
For riders heading west from Waltham Forest the route can avoid th...