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CPS refuses to act after motorist filmed threatening to kill cyclistPublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

 
A cyclist has complained after the Crown Prosecution Service refused to take action against a motorist who was filmed threatening to kill him as he cycled through Hounslow in November 2010.
Martin Porter QC, a barrister...

London cyclists decide it's time to Double Our VoicePublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

 
video Cyclists are being encouraged to sign up a fellow cyclist, or to buy them Gift Membership instead
 

 
LCC has launched the Double Our Voice campaign, to raise the profile of cyclists in London, ...

Superhighways must be better agree LCC and London Assembly scrutinyPublished: 12:00am 9 December 2010

A London Assembly investigation into the Mayor’s headline cycling projects has welcomed both the Cycle Hire scheme and the Cycle Superhighways, but concludes that the Superhighways need significant improvements.
Assembly Member Valerie Shaw...

Autumn bike rides with the Kingston Cycling CampaignPublished: 12:00am 7 December 2010

photo bike ride through Gatton Park with the Kingston CC

 
Dedicated voluntary groups of LCC members organise events and rides in each London borough and support the LCC by campaigning locally.
The local cycling campaigns organise ...

Short films celebrate London's cycling diversityPublished: 12:00am 7 December 2010

 
 

Every year the Community Cycling Fund for London supports around 50 community cycling initatives.
LCC is proud to launch three short films illustrating the potential and achievements of these initiatives.
The films...

Kingston Cycling Campaign hands out free bike lights to local cyclistsPublished: 4:38pm 25 November 2010

Kingston Cycling Campaign got into the festive spirit early by handing out free bike lights to those in need.
On 18 November, the evening the town's Christmas lights were switched on, volunteers flagged down cyclists without lights in Old London ...

Children struggle to judge cars faster than 20mph, report saysPublished: 12:00am 25 November 2010

photo Research explains why young children have difficulty judging the speed of fast-moving vehicles

New research has found that primary age children can't accurately see, or judge the speed of, vehicles travelling above 20mph.Scientists at R...

Cyclists help keep Southwark Superhighway clear of carsPublished: 4:42pm 24 November 2010

After a number of complaints to Transport for London, the parking restrictions on CSH7 are now actively being re-enforced.
CSH7 stretches from Merton to the City. Along Southwark Bridge Road, CSH7 is framed by a yellow no parking line on one...

2012 Olympics cycling track expected to be the fastest in the worldPublished: 12:00am 24 November 2010

photo The Olympic velodrome is now complete, and is predicted to be the fastest cycle track in the world
 

 
The timber cycling track of the Velodrome for the 2012 Olympics has been completed and is expected to become th...

London Cycling Award winners show off best-practice in the capitalPublished: 12:00am 20 November 2010

At LCC's 2010 Annual General Meeting, the best cycling projects and events in the capital were recognised by the London Cycling Awards.
Winners included the million-journey Cycle Hire scheme, and lorry driver training in Hammersmith & Fulham ...

Extra danger caused by motorbikes in bus lanes trial costing £500k per yearPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

 photo The percentage of motorcyclists speeding in bus lanes increased from 37% to 47% during the trial

 
The fact that motorcyclist casualties increased by a third during the first bus lanes trial has prompted Transport for London...

Intelligent lorry design can make London streets safer for cyclingPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

photo This article on safer lorry design for cycling first appeared in London Cyclist magazine
 
LCC has published an article in London Cyclist magazine listing measures that can improve lorry/HGV design to make cycling safer in Lond...

LCC secures essential review of Cycle Parking Standards in LondonPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

The mayor has responded to LCC’s repeated interventions to secure an improvement in Cycle Parking Standards for the capital.The most recent copy of the capital's key planning document, the London Plan, states (in red) "The Mayor, through Tran...

London cyclists protest against potential South Bank cycling banPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

photo KenningtonPOB St Thomas' Hospital Trust says cyclists should use this route, not the South Bank
 

 
London's cyclists are mobilising to allow the continuing use of bikes on one of the world's greatest public spaces, the So...

Lorry driver jailed for seven years for killing London cyclistPublished: 12:00am 19 November 2010

photo Killer driver drove a lorry operated by Thames Materials, a company with "a record of breaking safety regulations", according to LCC experts
 

 
 
Thursday 18 November 2010Judge Roger Chapple today sentenced lorry...