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Stray golf balls and unexploded bombs....counter arguments to a proposed cycle lanePublished: 10:48am 17 August 2015

 
Plans for a new traffic-free cycle route from New Malden to Raynes Park are under fire from local residents who are using some interesting counter-arguments to fight against the scheme: ‘illegal habitation’, &l...

Have your say on Camberwell Green Plans!Published: 1:46pm 13 August 2015

Southwark Council propose expensive and disruptive alterations to the Camberwell Green junction and area. The plans do not provide safe space for cycling. Our local group, Southwark Cyclists have thoroughly examined their proposal with expert advi...

Lessons from Amsterdam: Cycling in the fish bowlPublished: 3:02pm 11 August 2015

Amsterdam has just hosted the first summer school dedicated to ‘Planning the Cycling City’. Cosmin Popan was one of the 30 students from 16 countries that enrolled in the three week programme. The ambition of the programme was to ...

My Ride London 100 experiencePublished: 12:13pm 5 August 2015

On Sunday 2nd August 2015, our Activism Coordinator Amy completed the Ride London – Surrey 100, riding as part of Team LCC to help raise valuable funds to support our work campaigning for safer cycling in the capital. Amy raised a total...

Tube strike tomorrow: get on your bike!Published: 11:51am 5 August 2015

Don’t get caught up in the tube strike mayhem tomorrow – keep your cool and simply cycle to work instead.

Tube strikes generally cause commuter meltdown and tomorrow - Thursday August 6 -  will be no different. Changes and canc...

The case of the missing space for cycling: Cycling Commissioner says he is not supportive of the Baker Street scheme Published: 9:34am 28 July 2015

Westminster City Council’s consultation on returning Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two-way motor traffic comes to a close this week. Not much has been said about the plans during the consultation. It’s possible that Westminster ...

TAKE ACTION to ensure safe space for cycling on Baker StreetPublished: 11:06am 27 July 2015

Westminster City Council is consulting on its biggest ever project to remove a one-way system on Baker Street and Gloucester Place. Whilst the plans, in principle, sound good, we have major concerns about the lack of safe space for cycling.
Ple...

Thousands join LCC's call to End Lorry DangerPublished: 5:06pm 22 July 2015

Thousands of people have joined LCC's call to End Lorry Danger, with over 1200 leaving passionate comments on the petition to the Mayor of London in the hours after the petition launched, demonstrating clearly how passionately people feel that urg...

LCC calls on mayor to save lives by ending lorry danger Published: 7:02am 22 July 2015

One month after 26-year-old Ying Tao was run over and killed by a lorry at Bank junction, London Cycling Campaign is calling for urgent action from the Mayor of London to end lorry danger. The organisation is asking for urgent action in three ar...

Rediscovering cycling: a Dutch experience of cycling in LondonPublished: 1:11pm 15 July 2015

Helena grew up in Amsterdam and is currently interning with London Cycling Campaign. Having lived in London for almost a year, she has written a blog post about her experience of cycling in London (compared to Amsterdam). We love what she has to...

Cycle Superhighway 5 - Where next?Published: 12:42pm 15 July 2015

 

Video by Westminster Cycling Campaign
A four-metre cycle track has now been completed across Vauxhall Bridge. As the video shows, it can already be used by cyclists in the outbound direction. It cannot yet be used in the inbound directi...

Westminster Quietway plans represent a 1% improvement for cyclingPublished: 5:13pm 8 July 2015

William Street in Westminster - a planned Quietway route, but no plans to reduce parking or through motor traffic
Westminster City Council is currently consulting on its Quietway plans – but disappointingly, the proposals don’t offe...

Best-selling author Kathy Lette champions Space for Cycling T-shirt appeal Published: 3:58pm 8 July 2015

Best-selling author and Camden resident Kathy Lette has joined London Cycling Campaign’s call for safe and inviting space for cycling on our streets.
Kathy, who cycles regularly in London, signed up as a Space for Cycling ambassador after b...

Over 10 000 people support Space for Cycling petitionPublished: 12:46pm 2 July 2015

Our Space for Cycling petition is now closed. Thank you to the thousands of Londoners, 10 207 to be precise, who signed!
You joined us in calling for council leaders in 32 boroughs across Greater London to deliver on their promises to create sa...

Space for Cycling success! Camden to trial 'cycle street'Published: 4:48pm 1 July 2015

London Cycling Campaign, Camden Cycling Campaign and others have welcomed the news that Camden Council has signed off a trial which will double the space for cycling on Tavistock Place. Camden Cycling Campaign's article explains the plans in more ...