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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 ...

All-party London assembly motion tells Mayor cyclist safety must come before 'smoothing the flow'Published: 5:46pm 14 December 2011

An all-party motion (full text below) passed in the London Assembly on Wednesday 14 December 2011 has called for a review of every dangerous junction in Greater London.
What still hasn't emerged is a date for the review of Bow roundabout and the ...

Report claiming Westminster parking charges will cause economic misery based on "guessing"Published: 2:49pm 12 December 2011

Respected transport journalist (and London Cycling Campaign board member) Christian Wolmar has reported finding serious flaws in widely published predictions that the proposed Westminster car parking charges will cost the capital 5000 jobs and &po...

Boyfriend of cyclist killed at King's Cross calls for Dutch-style bike lanes to reduce road dangerPublished: 1:03am 12 December 2011

In an open letter to Transport for London, the boyfriend of the cyclist killed at King's Cross has called for Dutch-style cycle lanes to reduce road danger in the area.
Kenji Hirasawa (pictured above) said, "I would like the council to con...

Long-term lobbying on roadworks bears fruit as Transport for London and Camden heed cyclist advicePublished: 5:04pm 9 December 2011

Long-term lobbying of Transport for London and local councils around roadworks taking account of cyclists is finally paying off.  
Recent intervention by our local groups in Southwark and Camden has made sure roadworks on busy cycle routes...

Special price on advanced tickets for the London Bike Show in January 2012Published: 1:09pm 9 December 2011

We'll have a stand at the London Bike Show at ExCel again this year, from 12-15 January 2012, showing off our 2012 campaigns alongside the best in bike bling.
If you book in advance via the website using the code LCC1, you'll save £6 on t...

Family of Ellie Carey organise vigil and call for action to improve cyclist safety in LondonPublished: 8:47pm 8 December 2011

A vigil will take place for Ellie Carey at 6pm on Wednesday 14 December, with participants asked to meet at 5.45pm at Shortwave Cinema, Bermondsey Square, very close to the junction where the fatal crash took place.
The family of Elea...