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Air pollution problems could mean more car-free days for capitalPublished: 12:00am 22 December 2009

photo London is the dirtiest city in Europe where vehicle emissions are concerned Mayor Boris Johnson has said he's considering temporary bans on cars and trucks on the busiest roads in the capital to combat air pollution, which is breaching safet...

London Cycle Hire scheme will be free for first 30 minutesPublished: 12:00am 22 December 2009

photo TfL This artist impression shows a docking station full of bikes for the Cycle Hire scheme LCC has welcomed Transport for London's announcement that the Zone 1 Bike Hire scheme, due for launch in July 2010, will be free for users for the fir...

City makes six one-way streets two-way for cyclistsPublished: 12:00am 21 December 2009

photo City Corporation cycling officer Jereme Mckaskill rides along Cloth Fair, newly made two-way for cyclistsFollowing long-term advocacy from LCC, City cyclists have a new choice of routes as several one-way streets in the area have been made t...

Cyclist survey responses could prevent South Bank bike banPublished: 11:46am 18 December 2009

photo EO1_flickr LCC says that cyclists and walkers can both enjoy the South Bank of the river togetherDo you ever cycle in the South Bank? If so, Lambeth Council and the South Bank Partnership are asking for your views on cycle routes, parking an...

Have your say on the future of National Rail and cycling provisionPublished: 12:00am 18 December 2009

photo Lionel Shapiro Cyclists now have a chance to shape the direction of British train policiesNow's the chance for cyclists who use the UK rail network, or would like to use it more, to have their say on how conditions could be improved.LCC beli...

Copenhagen shows cycling is one way to combat climate changePublished: 12:00am 18 December 2009

photo BBCWorldService-Flickr Excellent provision encourages 37% of Copenhagen commuters to cycleAs the world's leaders break sweat over carbon reduction, the Danes show how easy way it is to enjoy cycling, even in the winter.Over 60 journalists to...

London Cyclist columnist tells of global cycling adventuresPublished: 12:00am 18 December 2009

photo Josie Dew Riding 10,000 miles around the UK with her daughter is just one of Josie's adventuresJosie Dew has cycled 350,000 miles across six continents and 47 countries. On Monday 11 January 2010 she'll be talking about some of heradventures...

TfL says motorbikes in bus lanes report allows 'no meaningful comparison'Published: 12:00am 14 December 2009

photo TfL says its interim report provides "no meaningful comparison" for the bus lanes trialTransport for London says it's not possible to draw conclusions from the collision data in its interim report on the motorbikes bikes in bus lan...

Can you help LCC build stronger links with London businesses?Published: 12:00am 3 December 2009

photo Jason Patient Would more of your colleagues benefit from cycling to work? If so, contact LCCLCC is looking to its members to help us build stronger relations with the capital's business community.Marketing manager Lucy Cooper said, "Do ...

Scientists call for eightfold increase in cycling to boost nation's healthPublished: 12:00am 3 December 2009

Respected medical journal the Lancet has highlighted the importance of cycling for improved health and reduced transport emissions.The 80-page report 'Health and climate change' is based on an examination of transport use in London and Delhi, Indi...

LCC swaps expertise with campaigners at cycling conferencePublished: 12:00am 3 December 2009

photo LCC's Rosie Tharp presents positive images of community cycling in London at the Cyclenation eventLCC staff and volunteers were among the hundreds who attended the autumn Cyclenation campaigners conference in Nottingham last month.Community ...

Bicycle Christmas tree to light up fashionable London squarePublished: 12:00am 3 December 2009

photo The bicycle store room in Bermondsey Square was designed by the same architects as the bike 'tree'Bermondsey Square will receive a special gift this Christmas when a 'tree' made from recycled bicycles is erected there on 10 December.The 'tre...

London Cyclist magazine archive provides new online cycling resourcePublished: 5:04pm 2 December 2009

LCC has created a digital archive of its member magazine, the London Cyclist, going back to 2007.Anyone can access the magazines via the LCC website, although the most recent issues will not be put online, being mailed exclusively to members.

Fatality raises concerns over vulnerability of cyclists in motorcycle collisionsPublished: 12:00am 20 November 2009

photo The public consultation on the bus lanes trial runs until 5 January 2010, so have your sayAfter the recent death of a cyclist in a collision with a motorbike, LCC is urging people to make their views known on the motorbikes in bus lanes tria...

LCC helps Wandsworth estate put on fabulous residents' cycling partyPublished: 12:00am 20 November 2009

photo Local kids pose with cycle mechanic Marcus Ahmad at the Wandsworth estate's bike week eventA Wandsworth housing association put on a successful bike week event for hundreds of residents of the Arragon Estate.Belinda Sinclair, a member of the...