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Disappointment at treatment of Waltham Forest cycle lanePublished: 11:00pm 11 June 2009

Local cyclists have criticised the installation of a barrier in the middle of a London Cycle Network+ path in Waltham Forest.The metal posts form a potentially dangerous obstruction in Walthamstow’s Snaresbrook Road.The barrier is part of a new pu...

LCC expertise engages TfL on London cycling infrastructurePublished: 11:00pm 11 June 2009

LCC has launched a concerted advocacy programme to influence decision-makers over cycling infrastructure in London.Chief executive Koy Thomson said, "We've motivated a huge number of LCC members with considerable expertise to get involved in ...

Chief executive praises BikeTube effortPublished: 11:00pm 9 June 2009

More than 11,000 people used London Cycling Campaign’s www.biketube.org.uk resource to help them to cycle to work during the strike.LCC created ‘BikeTubes’ (not TfL, nor anyone else): our five led rides guided people who were immensely grateful fo...

Upcoming community events 2009Published: 11:00pm 4 June 2009

13th June: Dr Bike in WandsworthDr Bike organised by Wandsworth Council in the Balham Community Space from 12-4pm.14th June: Bromley Parks & RideBromley Cyclists are leading a ride for adult beginners and accompanied children. The ride is on q...

BikeTubes show London commuters the way to workPublished: 11:00pm 4 June 2009

On both days of the Tube strike LCC led 'BikeTubes' from the suburbs into central London as part of its campaign to get more people to cycle to work. Over 100 people, novice and experienced cyclists alike, took part in the group rides marshalled b...

Successful launch party for SheSpoke websitePublished: 11:00pm 31 May 2009

photos (clockwise) LCC's Lucy Cooper welcomes people to the launch; T-shirts were popular; reading the new-look London CyclistLCC has launched SheSpoke London, a new information and campaigning section area of its website (see the link on the righ...

Londoner chases around-the-world cycling recordPublished: 11:00pm 31 May 2009

Julian Sayarer, a 23-year-old London cycle courier and former LCC volunteer, is attempting to beat the current round-the-world cycling record.Sayarer's attempt began at the cathedrale de Rouen, in northern France at 11am, on Wednesday 10 June 2009...

Redbridge Movers and Shakers in the NewsPublished: 11:00pm 31 May 2009

Michelle Dunn from the local Council on her bikeA project created to positively influence the community, the Redbridge Movers and Shakers have been gathering much press and interest with their cause.Using high profile individuals as role models fo...

Bike Week 13-21 June: Do you want to celebrate with us?Published: 11:00pm 27 May 2009

Bike Week is a celebration of cycling, with activities all over London from 13-21 June, and now's your chance to get involved.We want you to help LCC engage other cyclists and spread our campaigning message.We'll be at many fun Bike Week events su...

Anti-drink-drive advertisement angers cyclistsPublished: 11:00pm 9 May 2009

video This advert from Transport for London depicts those who don't drive cars as childish and helplessA Transport for London advertisement, aimed at reducing the incidence of drink driving, has been strongly criticised for portraying non-drive...

Appeal for witnesses to cyclist fatalityPublished: 11:00pm 8 May 2009

photo Hundreds of cyclists took part in a dignified memorial ride for Eilidh Cairns in March of this yearFamily and friends of Eilidh Cairns, the cyclist killed in a collision with a lorry in Notting Hill in February, are appealing for witnesses.T...

LCC hands out £200k to London community cycling projectsPublished: 11:49am 28 April 2009

Nearly 50 community cycling groups in London are expected to receive a total of up to £200k in funding after months of hard work from LCC's community cycling team.Since the funding window opened in December 2008, LCC has processed over 100 applica...

Transport for London promoting cycling to businessesPublished: 11:00pm 27 April 2009

Transport for London has launched a new scheme aimed at businesses to help them encourage employees to walk or cycle to work.The message is that employeessave money on fuel and public transport costsare happier and healthier and take fewer sick da...

Politicians back widespread 20mph speed limits in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 27 April 2009

Both the national government and the London Assembly are backing an expansion of 20mph speed limits in London.The Transport Committee of the London Assembly has published a report (download it on the right) supporting extended borough-wide trials ...

Richmond borough welcomes £4.5 million cycling boostPublished: 11:00pm 27 April 2009

Residents of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames are celebrating winning a £4.5m sustainable transport grant, much of which will be spent on cycling projects.Smarter Travel Richmond, a joint venture between TfL and Richmond council, is a th...