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Global review of evidence concludes that speed cameras workPublished: 3:17pm 28 October 2010

A global review of speed camera effectiveness has concluded they are "a worthwhile intervention" for reducing serious injuries.
However, the review says more studies are needed to deduce exactly how effective speed cameras are.
Reductions in ave...

Killer lorry driver who failed eye test fined just £200Published: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo A lorry driver who failed an eye test shortly after running over a cyclist escaped with only a £200 fine

 
While cycling through Notting Hill Gate, Eilidh Cairns, 30, was hit and fatally injured by a tipper truck.
The young...

Hounslow LCC group appeals for volunteers to boost local cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

Moves are afoot to invigorate cycling in Hounslow, with the local branch of LCC appealing for volunteers to work on local campaigns, as well as organise rides and events. 
A successful social organised by Ashley Stanton of the Hounslow Cycli...

London cyclists gather to save the Herne Hill Velodrome in south LondonPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo Hundreds attended the Save The Velodrome public meeting at Dulwich College on 6 October 2010

 
 
The campaign to save the Herne Hill Velodrome is in full swing, and claiming its first success.
In early October, the Save...

Disappointment among cycling community at Cycling England chopPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo Bikeability training for 300,000 children per year was a key Cycling England success story

There has been widespread disappointment at the decision to axe Cycling England, the body largely responsible for boosting cycle use in the UK.
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Do you think Narrow Street is wide enough for bicycles?Published: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo This street is apparently too narrow for bicycles? Tell us what you think using our poll on the right
 

 
Some residents of Narrow Street in East London have attracted astonishment from cyclists after claiming that thei...

Bike recycling could be the next big thing in Greater LondonPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

Brixton Low Carbon Zone - ‘Recycle a Cycle’
Lambeth Council is currently seeking expression of interest to tender for delivery of the ‘Brixton Low Carbon Zone Recycle a Cycle’ Project.
The project is part of the wider Bri...

North London film-maker wins TfL's Cycling Revolution film competitionPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

video You can view this and other commended entries by clicking the above video twice

Cyclists have been enjoying the best entries to Transport for London's video competition, which challenged people to celebrate the spirit of cyc...

TfL launches lorry-safety programme amid calls for stronger measuresPublished: 11:00pm 27 October 2010

photo TfL should be encouraging councils to adopt cycle training for lorry drivers. Sign LCC's petition
 

 
LCC has welcomed Transport for London's new awareness programme for lorry drivers and cyclists, but:

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LCC welcomes Mayor's promise to expand London cycling programmesPublished: 11:00pm 19 October 2010

LCC has welcomed the Mayor's announcement that spending for London cycling projects will be maintained. 
The Cycle Hire and Superhighways schemes will both be expanded, as London cycling avoids the worst of the budget cuts.
LCC chief ...

LCC launches campaign with Cycle Parking 4 London websitePublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

photo Now Londoners can say where they want cycle parking at www.cycleparking4london.org.uk

 
LCC has launched its Cycle Parking 4 London campaign with a website that allows cyclists to indicate where they want cycle park...

ICAG opposes proposed new car parking spaces in Finsbury ParkPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

The Islington Cyclists Action Group (ICAG) has responded to the Islington council’s proposal to create five football pitches and 83 car parking spaces in an open space in Finsbury Park which is currently free to use for the community.
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North London cycling club celebrates its first anniversaryPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

The Trax Off Road Cycling Club in Tottenham is celebrating its one year anniversary with an Open House day and a Party in the Park.
The club is inviting the biking community to join them on Saturday 16th October from 12.30 to 3.30pm at the Lordsh...

One million Cycle Hire journeys show massive appetite for London cyclingPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

photo London’s Cycle Hire scheme has hit the million-journey milestone just 10 weeks after its launch.
 

 
The Cycle Hire scheme has recorded its millionth journey, just over two months after it was introduced with near...

A Visual Ride - Bike Photography by Diego MarandoPublished: 11:00pm 11 October 2010

As part of Photomonth, Diego Marando is exhibiting his photographs at Look Mum No Hands on Old Street from 15th to 31st October.
Diego’s exhibition ‘Visual Ride’ represents a visual journey on two wheels covering a Critical Mass...