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Plans for Parliament Square piazza shelvedPublished: 11:00pm 14 Jul 2008

Plans to transform Parliament Square into a pedestrianised piazza in time for the Olympics have been shelved by Boris Johnson. The Mayor's office said he was reviewing the proposals amid concern that closing off streets would cause jams. Under the...

LCC comment on cyclist's conviction over fatalityPublished: 11:00pm 13 Jul 2008

Most of the press and media have covered the conviction and sentencing of a cyclist who ran into and killed a teenager in Buckingham.  Jason Howard was fined £2000 plus costs on conviction for dangerous cycling.London Cycling Campaign has worked f...

HGV awareness days in Richmond ParkPublished: 11:00pm 24 Jun 2008

A series of cyclist/HGV awareness days took place in Richmond Park to highlight the potential dangers of heavy goods vehicles to cyclists and pedestrians.The events, organised by the Metropolitan Police along with MAN UK and DHL, gave people the o...

Fashion2Ride cycle fashion showPublished: 04:00pm 20 Jun 2008

Over the last 6 months 8 pupils from Charter Secondary school have been taking part in the Bike It Fashion2Ride project, which has been developed by the sustainable transport charity, Sustrans with support from Transport for London and Southwark B...

London cycling crosses the half millionPublished: 11:00pm 18 Jun 2008

LCC welcomes the growth in cycling to more than half a million cycle journeys made in London every day and Mayoral commitment to support this with an increase in investment for cycling.Transport for London (TfL) this week released figures which sh...

London's Bike Week Giveaway, June 14 -22Published: 11:00pm 13 Jun 2008

London’s cyclists are inviting all Londoners to dozens of free guided bike rides, special events, zero cost bike repair sessions and fun festivals. More than a hundred events in London are being planned.Volunteers from London Cycling Campaign are ...

Encourage your MP to attend the MPs Bike RidePublished: 11:00pm 21 May 2008

This year’s MPs’ Bike Ride is taking place on Tuesday 10th June and all MPs and Members of the House of Lords are invited. Participants will be able to observe or take part in a short session of cycle training in Lambeth.We’re asking LCC supporter...

It's official: Boris wants to more than treble cycling in LondonPublished: 11:00pm 14 May 2008

London Cycling Campaign welcomes London Mayor Boris Johnson’s formal declaration of his determination to boost cycling in London more than threefold, giving it a share of all journeys that is above 5% - more than 1.7 million journeys per day.  Res...

Jon Snow to speak at Islington Cyclists' AGMPublished: 11:00pm 12 May 2008

Jon Snow, North London cyclist and Channel 4 newscaster, will be guest speaker at the Islington Cyclists' Action Group (ICAG) Annual General Meeting on Wednesday May 14th at 7.30pm at Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD.An open question and ...

Leading London Assembly Candidate responses to the LCC cycling manifestoPublished: 11:00pm 27 Apr 2008

Several local LCC groups, and LCC centrally, invited leading London Assembly candidates to respond tothe LCC Cycling Manifesto and additional questions on cycling. You can read the letter (which local groups had the opportunity to adapt) plus resp...

Which mayoral candidate is most cycle-friendly?Published: 11:00pm 22 Apr 2008

LCC has been lobbying Mayoral and Assembly candidates to make strong commitments to cycling in London. Our candidate comparison of major contenders shows key differences of vision between them on issues of cycling, transport and making London a mo...

Mayoral candidates respond to LCC's cycling manifesto: Christian People's Alliance and Christian PartyPublished: 11:00pm 13 Apr 2008

Following on from our mayoral elections piece in the current issue of our members’ magazine London Cyclist, which features responses to LCC’s cycling manifesto from Ken Livingstone, Boris Johnson, Sian Berry and Brian Paddick, LCC has invited all ...

Mayoral candidates respond to LCC's cycling manifesto: Lindsey German, Left ListPublished: 11:00pm 12 Apr 2008

Following on from our mayoral elections piece in the current issue of our members’ magazine London Cyclist, which features responses to LCC’s cycling manifesto from Ken Livingstone, Boris Johnson, Sian Berry and Brian Paddick, LCC has invited all ...

Nine new Southwark Healthy Rides for everyonePublished: 11:00pm 06 Apr 2008

LCC local group Southwark Cyclists have put together a new 2008 series of nine free easy Southwark Healthy Rides. They're designed for anyone who wants to use their bike more - but would like better cycling skills, experience and advice. Starting ...

Community Cycling Fund for London - second round open nowPublished: 11:54am 04 Apr 2008

The Community Cycling Fund for London grants scheme, run by London Cycling Campaign with funding from Transport for London, is now accepting applications for grants of up to £5000 for groups to set up or develop cycling projects within their commu...