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Take action: Sign for Cycling last big pushPublished: 2:56pm 12 April 2016

London needs you! We are organising one last big push to gather #signforcycling signatures and new LCC members to really push the Mayoral candidates to commit to our three-point agenda for safer cycling.
Can you spare an hour in central London ...

Sadiq & Zac wobble on cycling: Sign for Cycling now!Published: 4:25pm 6 April 2016

Both of the frontrunners in the Mayoral campaign seem to be going all wobbly on cycling. That’s why we urgently need you to not just Sign for Cycling, but get everyone else you know to do so also.
Zac Goldsmith has already told LBC that h...

Where are the men? All female Mayoral candidates Sign for CyclingPublished: 4:08pm 5 April 2016

Sophie Walker, Women’s Equality Party, has today become the third candidate to Sign for Cycling. She joins Sian Berry, Green Party and Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat Party. With all three female Mayoral candidates agreeing to support s...

Majority support CS11 despite fierce oppositionPublished: 12:51pm 5 April 2016

Two-thirds of respondents to TfL’s public consultation on Cycle Superhighway CS11 from Swiss Cottage to central London, via Regent’s Park, supported the proposals. So, thanks to hard campaigning from London Cycling Campaign and our b...

One-Way Streets: what does the London Cycling Campaign think?Published: 7:28pm 30 March 2016

Rachel Aldred and David Arditti, of LCC’s Policy Forum, explain
One of the policy motions passed at the London Cycling Campaign’s 2015 AGM was on one-way streets. This motion, binding on local groups, is in line with the broad approac...

Zac Goldsmith outlines support for cycling in manifesto. Is it enough?Published: 1:20pm 30 March 2016

Zac Goldsmith, Conservative  mayoral candidate has outlined his support for cycling in his Transport Manifesto, where he says: 
"Boris Johnson has committed almost £1 billion to double the number of cyclists again by 2026. ...

London Cycling Campaign hails Mayor and Commissioner’s cycling vision a “huge opportunity”Published: 4:26pm 24 March 2016

The London Cycling Campaign welcome the Mayor and Cycling Commissioner’s “Human Streets: The Mayor’s Vision For Cycling Three Years On”
Mayor Boris Johnson and Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan have this week publishe...

Our campaigning pays off as safer lorries start to roll off the production lines Published: 6:49pm 23 March 2016

Campaigning pays off as safer lorries start to roll off the production lines 
From an LCC mock-up of a lorry with a low entry cab and much improved direct vision just four  years ago,  to a record  twenty eight HGVs lorries wi...

Sian Berry becomes second candidate to support Sign for CyclingPublished: 6:01pm 17 March 2016

 
Sian Berry, Green Party, is the second London Mayoral candidate to come out in support of the London Cycling Campaign’s call to make cycling safe and enjoyable for everyone in London.
London Cycling Campaign (LCC) welcomes the commi...

Nowhere to park? LCC + TfL are tackling a cycling issue with the people who know best – you! Published: 1:20pm 16 March 2016

Cycle parking made the London news this week with Transport for London’s announcement of new cycling hubs, a superhub of 5000 spaces at Waterloo and two smaller hubs at stations in Hounslow and Greenwich.  Whilst these hubs are welcome ...

Minister backs 'safe systems' and safer lorriesPublished: 12:11pm 16 March 2016

PACTS (the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety) has released a transcript of a meeting with road safety minister Andrew Jones in which he  makes clear the Government’s commitment in, its Road Safety Statement,  to &...

Sadiq Khan outlines support for cycling in manifesto - but is it enough?Published: 3:49pm 14 March 2016

Sadiq Khan cycling with Chris Boardman and our campaigner, Simon Munk in February 2016. Image Copyright The Standard 
Sadiq Khan, Labour mayoral candidate has outlined his support for cycling in his manifesto, where he says one of his prio...

First Mayoral candidate to #signforcycling is Caroline PidgeonPublished: 3:23pm 10 March 2016

Liberal Democrat, Caroline Pidgeon is the first London Mayoral candidate to come out in support of the London Cycling Campaign’s call to make cycling safe and enjoyable for everyone in London.
London Cycling Campaign (LCC) welcomes the co...

LCC calls on the next Mayor to Imagine a Better London for CyclingPublished: 2:44pm 7 March 2016

 
Today we launch our Sign for Cycling campaign, calling on London’s next Mayor to commit to make cycling safe and enjoyable for everyone, of all ages and abilities. This comes as our recent survey revealed that parents think London&rs...

Donate to sign for cyclingPublished: 10:47am 4 March 2016

Sign for Cycling is LCC’s most important campaign to date. We need London’s next mayor to adopt our campaign pledges and commit to making cycling safe and enjoyable for everyone. So we're asking if you could make a donation to help m...