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Have your say on an Ultra Low Emission Zone for London Published: 7:17pm 6 January 2015

Photo: Transport for London
Transport for London and the Mayor are currently consulting on a proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) for London. 
The ULEZ would require all vehicles driving in central London to meet new exhaust emission s...

2014: A look back at LCC success storiesPublished: 10:58am 5 January 2015

We'd like to wish all our supporters a very Happy New Year! As we move into the new year, we've taken a look back at some of the successes LCC, together with our members and supporters have achieved during 2014. With your support, we hope to see m...

Kids bike books reviewedPublished: 1:51pm 21 December 2014

Kids bike books reviewed

 
Stuck for gift ideas? The Bikehub blog (www.bikehub.co.uk/kidbikebooks/) features a review of kids bicycle books. And CTC, the national cyclists' organisation has this to say about Fred the Magic Bicyc...

Watered down plans for CS2 upgrade will compromise cycling safety, say LCC Published: 2:20pm 18 December 2014

18 December 2014 - for immediate release
Transport for London has published its consultation report on the upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout.The consultation, which ran from 23 September to 2 November, sho...

Cycle hire charges doubled for longer journeysPublished: 1:33pm 18 December 2014

Cycle hire charges doubled for most longer journeys

Under the headline ‘Simpler’ Transport for London is doubling the cycle hire charge for anyone using a hire bike for between thirty minutes and an hour. This is the second major ta...

Reviews: Bike Lights (USB charged) Published: 5:31pm 15 December 2014

It goes without saying that a decent set of lights is a must-have for regular cyclists, but manufacturers' claims can sometimes differ quite radically from real-life performance. So London Cyclist's testers have put a selection of the latest USB-c...

Fred the Magic Bicycle children's book - signed copies Published: 6:15pm 12 December 2014

 
Tom Bogdanowicz, the author,  will be signing copies of Fred the Magic Bicycle outside the bike stall and  Buggies and Bikes in Broadway market, Hackney on the morning of Saturday 13th December  
With rave reviews fr...

No prosecution after London cyclist is run down from behind Published: 10:52am 12 December 2014

In February this year Michael Mason a 70 year old designer and teacher was hit from behind while cycling home on Regent Street. He suffered multiple severe injuries and died in hospital without regaining consciousness on 14th March 2014.
At Wes...

Editor's Choice: Cycling BooksPublished: 6:26pm 11 December 2014

Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift for a cycling partner or friend, or simply wanting to find a good read for the holiday period, here's some suggestions of books that have caught our eye over the last few months... 
 
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London Overground imposes blanket ban on peak time cycle carriagePublished: 5:56pm 11 December 2014

London Overground imposes blanket ban on peak time cycle carriage (photo Matt Buck) 

Transport for London, the operator of London Overground, is imposing a blanket ban on cycle carriage at peak times (7.30 – 9.30 am and 4 - 7 pm) on ...

London's first Quietways to open in May 2015Published: 11:03am 11 December 2014

The Mayor and Transport for London have confirmed that London's first Quietways will open in May 2015. Sustrans has been awarded the contract to help deliver the first Quietways, which it is hoped will give cyclists a direct, pleasant, back...

Are Cycle Superhighways good for London? A Centre for London debatePublished: 10:11am 11 December 2014

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GLA Transport Committee discusses progress on the Mayor's Vision for CyclingPublished: 5:43pm 10 December 2014

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No delays on safer lorries - an open letter to the Italian transport ministerPublished: 9:58am 10 December 2014

Representatives from the European Council, Commission and Parliament will meet today to discuss whether safer lorry cab designs should be postponed for a decade. We're sending the letter below to the Italian Transport Minister who chairs the Trans...

Tell TfL Archway plans must be improved - and help us claim a Space for Cycling winPublished: 1:42pm 8 December 2014

This clip shows cyclists navigating Archway gyratory as it is at the moment.

 
Transport for London are currently consulting on proposed changes to Archway gyratory - a much needed consultation, as the video clip above shows. IC...