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Cycle Hire docking station on top of Southwark tube stationPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

Transport for London could soon be building an 84-bike Cycle Hire docking station on top of Southwark tube station. 
According to reports on the SE1 website, TfL has applied for planning permission to install a docking station with over 80 b...

Floating towpath in Bow to provide bike link from Thames to HertsPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

photo Proposed improvements on River Lee Walkers and cyclists will be able to enjoy walking or cycling from the Thames at Limehouse all the way to Ware and Hertford.LCC activists as well as walking groups have been campaigning for a solution to th...

Herne Hill Velodrome needs £5 millionPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

 
 
 
 
Politicians and sports personalities are backing the Save the Herne Hill Velodrome campaign’s aim of raising £5million to rebuild the historic venue.
Lord Sebastian Coe, chair of the Olympic organisin...

Friends' tribute to lorry crash victimPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

photo Tom Evans White bike Memorial to Dan Cox, DalstonFriends of Dan Cox, the 28 year old cyclist run over by a lorry last week, placed a memorial white bike at Dalston Junction.  Since his death Dan's close friends decorated his old bike in a wa...

Details of alternative routes and diversions during the River Lee improvement worksPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

Sections of the Lea navigation tow path near the Olympic stadium will be closed between now and the summer.
Some sections of the tow path between the Hertford Union Canal and Three Mills are to be resurfaced and a pontoon bridge similar to the on...

London Cycling Campaign seeks top-quality web-savvy graphic designerPublished: 12:00am 10 February 2011

The London Cycling Campaign is looking for a top-notch graphic designer to work on its new website, which is being relaunched in the spring.
You're most likely a full-time professional, with an excellent portfolio of great-looking web projects to...

Car use in central London falls and cycling risesPublished: 6:26pm 6 February 2011

The number of people in cars entering central London on weekday mornings (7-10am) has halved in the past decade to 70,000.
During the same period the number of cyclists has more than doubled over the same period, reaching 27,000 in 2009, which is...

Council sees sense as 'no cycling' signs removed from South BankPublished: 12:00am 3 February 2011

The new 'No Cycling' signs on the South Bank will be removed, after LCC activists lobbied for considerate cycling to be allowed.
A spokesperson for Lambeth council said, "The No Cycling signs that have been erected on the South Bank were advisory...

PETITION: Two cyclists seriously injured in London lorry crashesPublished: 12:00am 3 February 2011

photo Cycle training for London's lorry drivers, such as these from Lambeth, can raise awareness and save lives.

 UPDATED: Sunday 6 Feb 2011Sadly, the cyclist hit by the left-turning lorry in Hackney died in Hospital a few days after the c...

Cyclists add to momentum against government plan to privatise forestsPublished: 12:00am 3 February 2011

photo Quench Cycles The Alice Holt Forest Park near Farnham in Surrey in popular with families

Plans by the Government to sell off England’s nationally owned forests are being strongly opposed by many concerned about threats to access, i...

New Soho gym offers bike parking spaces for London cycle commutersPublished: 12:00am 3 February 2011

photo H2 An artists' impression of the new gym in Soho, which will offer "secure' bike parking"

A private gym opening in Soho in April 2011 will have 230 secure bike parking spaces and 40 showers, aiming to attract a slice of London's burgeon...

Rides encourage beginners to try out London women's bike racing leaguePublished: 12:00am 3 February 2011

photo London's women cyclists are gearing up for another summer season with beginner-friendly races
 

The London Women's Cycle Racing League is holding beginner sessions to encourage new participants in its spring/summer road and track ra...

Sustainable transport teams on receiving end of local budget cutsPublished: 12:00am 28 January 2011

photo Public and private initiatives to increase cycle commuting are being hit by council budget cuts

It's vital that cyclists make their views known to local government as sustainable travel planners across the UK are losing their jobs as co...

Hackney Cyclists Burns Night helps raise £1000 for LCC lorry campaignPublished: 12:00am 28 January 2011


photo Chas Wishere Click the photo above or follow the link to see the evening in all its photographic glory

Over 150 cyclists celebrated Burns Night in the far Highlands of Hackney, toasting the works of Scottish bard Robbie Burns, and rai...

Bristol takes another step toward citywide 20mph speed limitPublished: 12:00am 28 January 2011

 

photo Over a million Londoners already live in areas where the default speed limit will be 20mph

A citywide 20mph speed limit in Bristol's residential streets has come closer to being a reality after the council's draft transport plan...