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December 2015 Local Group NewslettersPublished: 2:10pm 8 December 2015

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough.
Find out what they've been up to in their latest Newsletters.
 
If you're an LCC member, you'll recieve your borough Newsletter ...

Magic solution to cycle theft is the perfect gift (plus tweet exclusive)Published: 2:44pm 2 December 2015

LCC festive Tweet exclusive - at #magicbike you can read the full story in 24 succesive, thrilling tweets. 
When young boy Dominik has his bike stolen he turns to an unusual solution: Magic. With the help of his uncle Tom the magician the ...

The Cycle Revolution is here! Published: 12:28pm 2 December 2015

Cycle Revolution
18 November 2015 – 30 June 2016
Design Museum, Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD
Find out more about the exhibition hereFor every cycling enthusiast with a love of good design, the Design Museum’s Cycle Revolution exh...

Leading construction industry firms release manifesto to tackle road safety challenges Published: 4:36pm 27 November 2015

Photo shows a modern Direct Vision lorry with minimal blind spots (more details here) 
Leading representatives of the construction industry have joined the calls from London Cycling Campaign and the London Assembly for reduced road danger....

LCC backs more river crossings and opposes Silvertown Tunnel plans that would lead to more congestion and pollutionPublished: 2:29pm 27 November 2015

Responding to the consultation on the Silvertown Tunnel in East London the London Cycling Campaign opposes spending almost a billion pounds on project that will only increase motor traffic levels and pollution in East London. We do strongly suppor...

Save Enfield Mini Holland!Published: 4:55pm 23 November 2015

Please spare one minute today to help save the Enfield mini Holland progamme, otherwise known as  Cycle Enfield. Two of the latest improvement schemes out for public consultation (Enfield Town and Southbury Road) need lo...

Bank Junction to go car free!Published: 4:17pm 19 November 2015

In hugely welcome news, the City of London has today announced that Bank Junction will be completely redesigned to become a safer place for cyclists and pedestrians, by removing motor traffic.
Bank Junction is currently dangerous and overcrowde...

Take Action: Silvertown Tunnel – bad news for cyclingPublished: 12:06pm 19 November 2015

 
Charlton Road: Smog and southbound traffic which can only get heavier if the Silvertown Tunnel is built (image from No to Silvertown Tunnel Campaign)
Help us oppose a new motor traffic tunnel which will lead to more pollution, more conges...

Eurostar performs U-turn on new cycle policyPublished: 1:27pm 18 November 2015

After pressure from London Cycling Campaign, CTC, and other cycle campaigners, Eurostar has performed a U-turn on the new policy that would have required cyclists to strip down and box their bikes before travelling on the service.
Last week, we...

Mayor responds as 13,000 Londoners call on him to End Lorry DangerPublished: 2:12pm 17 November 2015

Mayor Boris Johnson says Transport for London will be looking at restrictions on lorry movements during rush hours 'for reasons of congestion not just cycle safety.'
Johnson was responding during Mayor's Question Time' to questions from Londo...

Triple win for mini-Holland boroughsPublished: 9:06am 13 November 2015

Three great bits of news from the three mini-Holland boroughs!
Top billing goes to Enfield, whose first public consultation result was a massive win and ringing public endorsement for #space4cycling. The A105 scheme including Palmers Green and ...

Survey shows new Eurostar bike restrictions will deter customersPublished: 9:02am 12 November 2015

We reported on Eurostar’s new cycle carriage policy in October and asked you to fill in our short survey to tell us what you thought. The results confirmed exactly what we argued; that the new cycle policy would deter people from travellin...

LCC letter supports London's Cycling Commissioner Published: 3:07pm 11 November 2015

 
Above - Op Ed page from the Evening Standard 9 November 2015 
Responding to a lengthy opinon piece from London's Cycling Commissioner, Andrew Gilligan, in the Evening Standard LCC's Simon Munk highlights the need for safer cycling co...

De Beauvoir Town: Can you help make one of the best bits of London even better?Published: 9:54am 11 November 2015

 
De Beauvoir Town in Hackney is one of the best areas of London, for residents and those passing through by bike. Since the 1970s, motor traffic has been prevented from rat-running through many of De Beauvoir's streets by strategically loca...

Politicians unite in London Assembly motion to end lorry dangerPublished: 1:43pm 6 November 2015

 
London Assembly members voted unanimously this week in support of a motion to reduce road danger from lorries in London. Seven out the eight cycling fatalities in London this year involved lorries.
LCC members demonstrated with hundreds...