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Which mayoral candidate is most cycle-friendly?Published: 11:00pm 22 April 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 April 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 April 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 6 April 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 4 April 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...

Campaign victory: Bikes on EurostarPublished: 11:00pm 3 April 2008

Following an LCC campaign, Eurostar will be opening its train doors to bikes. From April 7th cyclists will be able to reserve a place for their bike on the same train that they are travelling on.The introduction of the ‘Bikes on board’ booking sch...

Second year of additional community fundingPublished: 11:00pm 1 April 2008

Since 2008, LCC has been channelling funding from the Active Travel Consortium (ATC) into community cycling projects.These fund allocations act as match funding with the established Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFfL) helping to bring more a...

LCC says well done TfL for Fresnel lenses campaign, but Government must move faster on implementing EU safety mirrors legislationPublished: 11:00pm 30 March 2008

London Cycling Campaign says well done to Transport for London, who have distributed 10,000 safety lenses for lorry drivers as part of a campaign to help cut collisions between cyclists and heavy goods vehicles.The lenses stick on to the passenger...

Londoners in the lead at the World Track ChampionshipsPublished: 12:00am 28 March 2008

Congratulations to Team GB on their spectacular performance at the UNI Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester. The men’s team, led by London’s Bradley Wiggins, set a gold-medal winning record time of 3 minutes 56.322 seconds in the 4000m ...

LCC groups in Southwark and Lambeth organise GLA transport hustingsPublished: 12:00am 28 March 2008

LCC local groups Lambeth Cyclists and Southwark Cyclists will be holding a transport hustings meeting on Tuesday 8th April, in advance of the Greater London Assembly elections on 1st May.The groups are inviting all the main candidates for the GLA ...

Vote for Cycling on May 1stPublished: 12:00am 27 March 2008

Use the link on the right to download an article from the current issue of London Cyclist on the mayoral elections, featuring the four main candidates' responses to LCC's cycling manifesto.On May the 1st we are voting for the kind of London we wan...

Community Cycling Fund for London update: grants awarded and second round informationPublished: 12:00am 26 March 2008

A total of £90,484 has been allocated to community groups and projects throughout London in the first 2008 funding round from the Community Cycle Fund for London (CCfL), provided by Transport for London and the Active Travel Consortium (funded by ...

Sheldon Brown Memorial Ride, Sunday 6th AprilPublished: 12:00am 25 March 2008

A ride through central London to commemorate legendary bike mechanic Sheldon Brown, who sadly passed away on February 3rd, 2008, will take place on Sunday 6th April.The ride has been organised by members of the London Fixed Gear and Single-Speed f...

Boris Johnson's cycle policy must try harderPublished: 12:00am 4 March 2008

In their first assessment of Boris Johnson’s Transport Manifesto, London Cycling Campaign said Boris Johnson must try harder if he is to win over London cyclists.Koy Thomson, LCC’s Chief Executive, said “Boris Johnson has said that he would go for...

Cycling centre stage in electoral campaign as Mayor unveils new programmePublished: 12:00am 11 February 2008

Ken Livingstone has placed cycling high on the Mayoral election agenda with promises for 12 cycling super-highways, a mass Parisian-style cycle scheme and cycle friendly zones in outer boroughs.London Cycling Campaign welcomes the step-change in p...