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Community Cycling Grant Programme NOW OPENPublished: 10:35pm 21 February 2012

This year, London Cycling Campaign is again administering grants of up to £5000 on behalf of Transport for London's Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL), with up to 30 projects expected to benefit.
Community groups and grass roots org...

Ride to show MPs there are people-friendly solutions to problems of road dangerPublished: 4:02pm 15 February 2012

Please join us on Wednesday 22 February 2012 when concerned cyclists will ride past the Palace of Westminster asking MPs to make the success of continental-standard infrastructure a key part of their Commons debate on cycling the following day. ...

Hundreds of road junctions to be reviewed by TfL after public outcry over Bow roundabout and King's Cross Published: 4:14pm 9 February 2012

Transport for London has started a review that will consider safety issues at all junctions on the cycle superhighways as well as more than a hundred  junctions on the Transport for London road network (red routes).
The TfL announcement foll...

Hundreds of junctions to be reviewed by TfL after public outcry over Bow and Kings CrossPublished: 4:10pm 9 February 2012

Transport for London has started a review that will consider safety issues at all junctions on the cycle superhighways as well as more than a hundred junctions on the Transport for London road network (red routes).
The TfL announcement follows th...

Online seller of stolen bikes gets jail sentence following police investigationPublished: 2:15pm 9 February 2012

A 21 year old man has been jailed for 6 months for his involvement in the sale of stolen bicycles online. Alan Miah, was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court after pleading guilty to conspiring to handle criminal property. A second man, Mohammed M...

Safe bike lanes and junctions will persuade us to cycle more, say the majority of LondonersPublished: 1:48pm 9 February 2012

The next Mayor of London must prioritise safe and convenient bike lanes and make junctions and roundabouts less dangerous if they want to encourage more cycling, according to a YouGov survey published today.
The survey, which suggests over half...

More City of London streets are being returned to two-way for cyclistsPublished: 4:17pm 1 February 2012

After a successful consultation, and responding to requests from LCC and Cyclists in the City, the City of London has introduced two-way cycling on 11 streets within the square mile where there were restrictions before.
The changes enable cycli...

Mother and friends of cyclist killed at Dalston Junction will walk his last route one year laterPublished: 6:43pm 27 January 2012

Christine, mother of Dan Cox who died after being struck by an HGV in Dalston, will remember the tragedy by walking her son's last cycle route on Thursday 2 February 2012, exactly one year after he died.
She'll be setting off at 4.30pm from 54 ...

London Cycling Campaign secures redesign of lethal roundabout at BowPublished: 11:08pm 11 January 2012

Responding to pressure from the London Cycling Campaign and others, Transport for London has announced it will redesign the lethal roundabout at Bow to make it safer for cyclists.
The move comes just weeks after LCC persuaded 2750 London cyclis...

Do you have 10 mins for our 'Go Dutch' photoshoot on Saturday 21 January in central London?Published: 3:26pm 11 January 2012

As part of the preparations for our Go Dutch campaign, we're looking for volunteers to have their photo taken by a professional snapper at our office near London Bridge this Saturday.
NB, NEW DATE: 1-4pm, Saturday 21 January 2012
LOCATION: Lo...

Transport for London ignores increases in road danger, making motorbikes in bus lanes permanentPublished: 1:17pm 22 December 2011

Despite three years of trials showing increased danger, Transport for London is going ahead with its plans to allow motorbikes to permanently use red-route bus lanes in line with Mayor Boris Johnson's 2008 election promise.
The report on the ...

Cautious welcome for Transport for London King's Cross and Bow announcements on cyclist and pedestrian safetyPublished: 10:51am 22 December 2011

In response to recent campaigns by cyclists and pedestrians, Transport for London (TfL) has announced a "strategic review of traffic movements" around King's Cross, including examining the feasibility of returning it to two-way.
TfL also says...

Xmas Vigil at Kings Cross is stark reminder that London's streets must be safe for everyonePublished: 5:13pm 21 December 2011

A crowd of around 200 concerned Londoners took part in the Xmas Vigil at King's Cross to remember all those who've died on the capital's roads in 2011.
Candles were laid out in the shape of a bicycle, and the names of the 16 cyclists killed t...

Kings Cross Xmas vigil will ask: "Why are London cyclists at least twice as likely to suffer fatal crashes as the Dutch?"Published: 10:02pm 15 December 2011

From 6pm on Tuesday 20 December 2011 cyclists, pedestrians, and friends and family of recent crash victims will gather outside King's Cross station for a Xmas vigil to remember loved ones and highlight the unacceptable death toll on the capital&...

Family, friends and supporters pay tribute to cyclist Ellie Carey killed on Tower Bridge RdPublished: 7:02pm 14 December 2011

Family, friends, local residents, politicians, campaigners and concerned Londoners gathered near the place on Tower Bridge Road where cyclist Ellie Carey was struck by a lorry on Friday 2 December 2011.
The crowd observed a minute's silence in ...