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Oppose the scrapping of the congestion charge western extensionPublished: 11:00pm 08 Jul 2010

LCC is strongly suggesting the public remind the mayor of the adverse effects of scrapping the western extension of the congestion charge zone.
Scrapping the zone will:

cost Londoners £55 million in lost revenue
worsen congestion in We...

Ealing Skyride brings traffic-free cycling to London on 18 July 2010Published: 11:00pm 08 Jul 2010

On Sunday 18 July 2010 many streets in Ealing will be closed to motor vehicles, making the borough the best in London for cycling that weekend.
The central hub of the eight-mile route will be in Lammas Park, where there'll be many stalls and...

London car clubs encourage more cycle and public transport usePublished: 11:00pm 08 Jul 2010

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Analysis from CTC (Cyclist Touring Club) has shown that people who have 24/7 access to a car via a sharing scheme are much more likely to cycle or use public transport than the general population.
According to Dave...

LCC supports parents' right to allow children to cycle to schoolPublished: 11:00pm 08 Jul 2010

Two parents condemned by their children's headteacher for allowing their offspring to cycle one mile to school have received widespread support from fellow cyclists, including LCC and the mayor.
The children, aged 5 and 8, cycle to Alleyn's Schoo...

LCC speak at Stanfords' FREE cycling eventPublished: 09:21pm 08 Jul 2010

LCC’s Tom Bogdanowicz, and Sustrans creator John Grimshaw are among the authors speaking at Stanfords’ Bookshop FREE cycling event on 20 July 2010.
Joining them will be Tom Kevill-Davies author of The Hungry Cyclist.The authors will b...

Bromley Bike BlastPublished: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2010

 

Bromley Cyclists, one of LCC’s local groups, together with the Bromley Council Road Safety Unit and British Cycling, organised this year’s Bromley Bike Blast festival on the last Saturday of June with the support of TfL&rsquo...

LCC cycling projects join the elite at TfL's Smarter Travel AwardsPublished: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2010

 

Cyclists are left holding the baby in Ealing
 
Bromley Cyclist’s Big Foot Bike Club project, Ealing Cycling Campaign’s Back on the Bike with children and the Regent’s Park Safer Police Team in partnership with Fr...

Mayor of Hilllingdon attends Interschool Championship at Field End Junior School’s new bike track Published: 11:00pm 30 Jun 2010

 

Councillor David Yarrow, Mayor of Hillingdon, his wife and representatives from the local transport police and safer neighbourhood team attended the Interschool Championship on Tuesday 29th June.
Field End Junior School runs a highly s...

Bike recycling empowering the local community in KingstonPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jun 2010

Project co-ordinator Bart Ricketts (far right) with participants

 

 
Kingston Eco-op is a social enterprise based in Kingston upon Thames which offers supported employment skills and training for disabled people and those at r...

19,000km bike ride for Help for HeroesPublished: 11:00pm 27 Jun 2010

Simon and his bike.

 
Simon Perry, 29 year old Brit based in Madrid, is embarking on a 10 month bike ride to raise money for Help for Heroes, a charity offering direct support to members of the armed services who have been injured in th...

Bus lanes trial has resulted in motorbike speeding and more crashesPublished: 11:00pm 24 Jun 2010

The mayor has extended the motorbikes in bus lanes trial even though an independent report has found that it might be placing motorcyclists and cyclists at greater risk of injury.
The report, commissioned by Transport for London, concludes that &...

Last chance to nominate campaigners for mentoring programmePublished: 11:00pm 23 Jun 2010

Midday, Wednesday 30 June 2010 is the closing date for applications for an SMK Award, for people who want to take their campaigning skills to the next level.Winners receive a six-month, all-expenses paid, bespoke programme of support from the Shei...

All London boroughs delivering cycle training 2010/11Published: 11:00pm 23 Jun 2010

An LCC investigation has established which borough councils are spending the most on cycle training in 2010-11.
Money for cycle training is no longer ring-fenced for the purpose by Transport for London, but all London councils have chosen to supp...

'We need to get new Transport Minister on Bike' Boris tells LCC Published: 11:00pm 23 Jun 2010

photo LCC interviews the Mayor on the expansion of the Cycle Hire Scheme to East and outer London

LCC's campaign's manager Tom Bogdanowicz spoke to Mayor Boris Johnson recently about the Cycle Hire Scheme.
TB When will the Cycle Hire Schem...

Three LCC-administered projects nominated for Smarter Travel AwardsPublished: 09:29pm 23 Jun 2010

Three LCC-adminstered Community Cycling Fund for London projects have been listed for Smarter Travel Awards.
The three projects are:

Bromley Cyclists Big Foot Clubs 
Regent's Park police and Frank Barnes school
Ealing Cycling Campaign...