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Cycling research goes to ManchesterPublished: 3:06pm 25 September 2015

 
Gabriele Schliwa and Graeme Sherriff, the organizers of Cycling and Society Symposium 2015. Photo: Jonathan Keenan
The only academic conference dedicated to all things cycling was held this month in Manchester. Cycling and Society Sy...

Cross Talk: London's cycle-friendly river crossingsPublished: 3:07pm 24 September 2015

Tower Bridge in rush hour. Photo: Rhys Herbert.
There are dozens of ways to cross the River Thames, but very few are ideal for cycling. Joshua Worth looks at some quirky options and ones to avoid.  
Crossing the river is a major obstacle ...

Want to help stop speeding traffic?Published: 2:23pm 24 September 2015

LCC local groups and individual volunteers can help monitor and control speeding traffic, working with the police on Community Roadwatch.
Follow them on Twitter @CommunityRoadW
The Met and City of London police need people to suggest location...

Aldi heads upmarket with new kit Published: 2:23pm 23 September 2015

If the price tag on a garment is the size of a postcard you know that value is part of the message. Having already entered the cycling market with basic level clothing Aldi, the low cost supermarket people, are now aiming upmarket with a ‘Pr...

TfL Official Collision Map gives open access to dataPublished: 9:34am 23 September 2015

 
Transport for London has just released "London's first interactive collision map".
There are now many collision maps on the internet. They are of variable quality and are not always up to date.  TfL's version, like most others, is ba...

Video: Mini Holland in Waltham ForestPublished: 2:10pm 22 September 2015

Our soon-to-be Infrastructure Campaigner, Simon Munk, of Waltham Firest Cycling Campaign spoke to the Londonist about the mini Holland scheme in Waltham Forest. 
Simon explains the first stage of the scheme; which involves a number of r...

Campaigning Success - getting it right at roadworks - Cycle Superhighway 3Published: 6:14pm 17 September 2015

Today we can congratulate Tower Hamlets and the roadworks managers on CycleSuperhighway, Cable Street. They have shown that they can do it right, at least some of the time. The road is closed to motor traffic to allow space for cycling on the carr...

Simon Munk to join LCC team as new Infrastructure CampaignerPublished: 1:41pm 17 September 2015

We’re delighted to announce that Waltham Forest Cycling Campaign’s council liaison officer Simon Munk will be joining the LCC staff team at the beginning of November as our new Infrastructure Campaigner.
Simon’s been part of his...

A celebration of cycling in Waltham Forest's Mini-HollandPublished: 10:10am 10 September 2015

The opening of the London Cycling Award-winning Walthamstow Mini-Holland was celebrated today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and festival on Orford Road, hosted by Waltham Forest Council and London Cycling Campaign and sponsored by the Dutch Emb...

Local Group News: September 2015Published: 11:42am 8 September 2015

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough.
Find out what they've been up to in their latest Newsletters.
 
If you're an LCC member, you'll recieve your borough Newsletter ...

Extreme danger at new junction on Cycle Superhighway 2Published: 11:24am 7 September 2015

Junction re-building work at the corner of Sugar House Lane E15 began last week, exposing cyclists using the CS2 Cycle Superhighway to increased danger.
The separated cycle track has been obliterated and turned into a motor vehicle lane. Cyclis...

Mini-Holland festival comes to WalthamstowPublished: 3:40pm 3 September 2015

The opening of Walthamstow's new Mini-Holland scheme is set to be celebrated by local residents at a ribbon-cutting event on Monday September 14th sponsored by the Dutch Embassy and Royal HaskoningDHV.
London Cycling Campaign have championed Mi...

LCC campaigners ride with a 'direct vision' lorry to end lorry dangerPublished: 3:06pm 1 September 2015

On the day of the Safer Lorry scheme launch, LCC campaigners went for a ride with a 'direct vision' lorry to demonstrate the improved visibility of cyclists that these vehicles offer. 
Our day started off at Marble Arch for Transport for Lon...

Mayor responds to LCC's calls to end lorry danger through Safer Lorry scheme plansPublished: 6:56am 1 September 2015

LCC is calling for the adoption of direct vision lorries, like the above, which give drivers a much clearer view of cyclists and pedestrians near their vehicle than conventional cabs. The Safer Lorry scheme contains no requirements for frei...

TfL launches new 'hold the left' junction on Cycle Superhighway 2Published: 4:10pm 25 August 2015

Transport for London today unveiled its new 'Hold the left' junction on Cycle Superhighway 2, where the cycle route along Whitechapel Rd meets Cambridge Heath Rd.
We've welcomed the ambition to upgrade Cycle Superhighway 2. It's a notoriously dan...