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Southern roundabout of Elephant and Castle to be removedPublished: 11:00pm 09 Jun 2010

photo This is a view of the proposed junction, facing south towards Newington Butts in the top-right
 

 
Work is due to start on the southern roundabout of the Elephant and Castle road complex, which is being converted into a thre...

Campaigning brings London anti-theft cycle squad successesPublished: 11:00pm 08 Jun 2010

photo TfL Three officers from the new bike theft squad, designed to address the stolen bike problem

LCC lobbying has helped create a 30-strong anti-theft squad specifically to tackle bicycle crime in Greater London.
One of the key demands of...

Cycle Hire users depend on London drivers taking more carePublished: 11:00pm 07 Jun 2010

photo A key factor for a safer Cycle Hire Scheme this summer is more attentive driving, says LCC

City centre drivers are being urged to take more care after the Cycle Hire Scheme launches on 30 July 2010.
 
LCC campaigns offi...

LCC tags show cyclists how to Beat The ThiefPublished: 11:00pm 03 Jun 2010

photo The tags give tips on locking your bike and encourage you to record your frame number at homeDuring June LCC is tagging thousands of bikes all over Greater London to alert cyclists to the dangers of bike theft.Each tag provides a list of loc...

Barclays £25 million sponsorship of Cycle Hire could herald major expansionPublished: 11:00pm 27 May 2010

photo LCC The Mayor is already talking about expanding the Hire Scheme - more photos hereBarclays £25 million sponsorship of the Cycle Hire Scheme could herald an expansion into the Isle of Dogs and outer London, Mayor Boris Johnson told LCC.Detai...

LCC chief executive to leave LCC in July 2010Published: 11:00pm 27 May 2010

photo Koy Thomson (centre) celebrates with LCC staff being one of London's '1000 Influentials'Koy Thomson, London Cycling Campaign’s chief executive, is to leave on 23 July 2010 to take up a new post as chief executive of the charity Children in C...

First Bicycle Music Festival comes to London in JunePublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June sees a pedal-powered musical entourage of five bands come to LondonThe Bicycle Music Festival combines five itinerant groups with six performances from British bands in different locations across the city.Covering 4500...

Project helps older cyclists in Camden and Westminster back on the roadPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo Agewell on Wheels founder and cycling instructor Gwen Cook leads a group of over-50s cyclistsThe Agewell project in Camden and Westminster has been giving subsidised cycle lessons to groups of older cyclists.The project provides cycle traini...

Bristol could get citywide 20mph speed limitPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo Respected studies in Greater London have proved the value of 20mph speed limits in saving livesThe whole of Bristol could eventually see a 20mph speed limit, after a successful trial in the south of the city.The policy was aimed at improving...

Help Camden Green Fair/Bikefest celibrate its 10th anniversaryPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo Camden Green Fair Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the event includes a fabulous BikefestJoin Camden Cycling Campaign in Regent's Park on Sunday 6 June 2010 for the tenth annual Camden Green Fair and Bikefest.Enjoy the traffic-free road sp...

Gumtree and LCC to discuss ways of reducing online stolen bike salesPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

LCC and Gumtree will meet to discuss proposals to tackle the massive problem of internet sales of stolen bicycles.Chief executive Koy Thomson wrote to Gumtree and eBay inviting them for talks.It's hoped that with their experience of internet sales...

Cyclist-HGV fatality in Pimlico raises concerns over cycle lane safetyPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

video gaz545 Click the image above to watch the video; click it twice to watch in a larger windowA cyclist has died after being hit by a lorry on a road with a "potentially lethal" cycle lane in Pimlico.Everton Smith, 48, of Fulham, die...

Lambeth gives more cyclists opportunity to sit in lorry cabPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

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map Use the + and - buttons to zoom in on the HGV-cyclist locations on the mapLambeth Council's Sustainable Transport team is organising a series of
events giving cyclists the chance to chance to sit in ...

Lorry driver alleged to have been drinking and phoning during crashPublished: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

A lorry driver who killed a cyclist in a collision at the Oval junction in south London in June 2009 is to stand trial for causing death by dangerous driving.Prosecutors claim CCTV shows the driver was using his mobile phone at the time of the cra...

Dates set for three London Skyrides in 2010Published: 11:00pm 26 May 2010

photo One central London and two local mass cycling events will take place in 2010. Three Skyride events will take place in the capital in 2010, including a central London event on Sunday 5 September.Two local Skyrides will take place in Ealing on...