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European directive to make drivers pay Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the European Commission proposals to make drivers responsible for collisions. Under the proposals there will be a presumption that large vehicles are responsible for collisions with smaller and the onus will be the...

Put up more bike stands instead of impounding cycles Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC Press Release - 29th November 2004
Bike owners will find their bikes disappearing from streets and the locks destroyed without compensation if a new bill sponsored by London Boroughs and Transport for London gets through parliament.
And it w...

Join LCC and win a Powabyke Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

(picture to go in here)The electric Powabyke is designed to bring the benefits of traditional cycling without the effort. A battery driven-motor powers the bike, so no pedalling is necessary to get from A to B. Alternatively, a power-assist mode i...

LCC Briefing on the draft European Insurance DirectivePublished: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

The factsThe EU proposals only relate to insurance, not to the underlying legal position in relation to liability. The proposals state that any driver has to have a minimum amount of cover in relation to certain eventualities, including causing pe...

Ignorant Cyclists! Ignorant Lorry Drivers!Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone has launched a road safety campaign aimed at Commercial Goods Vehicles and cyclists. In partnership with LCC and the Freight Transport Association, the key message of the campaign is  to think about the dangers and be safe.Ma...

Win one of 20 tickets to Cycle 2002 Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

What’s Cycle 2002?Cycle 2002 is a new exhibition taking place at the Business Design Centre, London; Friday 27-Sunday 29 September, 10am-6pm (except Sunday 10am-4pm).The show will feature all the current and "soon-to-be-available" develo...

Business gets bike friendly Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

International and national businesses have just joined London Cycling Campaign’s Corporate Affiliation Scheme. Organisations from all sectors of business have signed up to the benefits of cycling for London. Corporate Affiliates benefit from the w...

Bicycle - favourite invention, ever! Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Listeners of BBC Radio 4's Today programme have, almost unanimously voted the bicycle their favourite invention ever.The bicycle received 70% of the vote in the results of an online survey published recently (2/11/2002). The next favoured inventio...

London's Cycling Oscars - Nominations Wanted! Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

We want your nominations for the London Cycling Awards. If you know of a promising cycling initiative or facility implemented/ completed since April 2003, here's your chance to reward and encourage good work. The categories this year are:Best Cycl...

Less traffic - happy cycle users Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Enjoyable, wonderful, a delight - just some of the words used by people cycling to describe the first day of congestion charging. Here's what they said:“This has been the best day in London cycle commuting history. A wonderful journey (aided by ha...

London Cycle Guides get people on bikes Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

London Cycling Campaign research shows that people using the London Cycle Guides are encouraged to get on their bikes for the first time. People already cycling in London are getting on the bikes more, finding new routes around London.The main fin...

Ken launches LCC's All Ability Cycling Group Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone is to launch the London Cycling Campaign’s All Abilities Cycling Group on Tuesday 25 March. Cycles available for trying at the launch will include hand-cycles, tandems, recumbent cycles, the Duet wheelchair/cycle and side-by-...

Cycling needs greater role in Plan Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

London Cycling Campaign has responded positively to the Mayor's Plan for London, with three main caveats. Firstly, there needs to be a policy to reduce Londoners' need to travel, secondly, the practicality and provision of cycling and walking need...

Vulnerable road users need greater consideration Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC says vulnerable roadusers, such as people on bicycles, need greater consideration in a Greater London Assembly Transport Committee Inquiry. Amongst the measures LCC thinks will make road safer for people on bicycles are:20mph speed limit HGV b...

LCN and Cycling in London Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Review of cycling in LondonMany will already know about our campaign success late 2001. LCC successfully lobbied - through its groups, members, activists, friends and contacts  - Ken Livingstone to restore an £8million budget for cycling in London...