THE BLOG

RSS feed

All the latest from the london cycling campaign

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...

Well done Ken says LCC Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC Press Release - 2nd December 2004
Tom Bogdanowicz, campaigns manager at LCC said: “The Mayor is right to say that there is a shortage of good cycle parking facilities in London – Councils should increase the amount of cycle parkin...

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...

London Cycling Awards Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

This years winners were presented by Debborah Moggach, cycling author and screenwriter; David Begg, Transport Consultant; Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent for The Times; and Philip Darnton, Chair of the National Cycling Strategy Board.The full...

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...

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...

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...

Police catch moped muggers Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Following a spate of attacks on cyclists in recent weeks, the Metropolitan Police mounted a successful operation to catch the culprits on 25 January.Cyclists and their luggage had become a target for youngsters riding mopeds on two roads in Isling...

Capitalise on the 23% Boom in London Cycling Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

The London Cycling Campaign (LCC) welcomes Transport for London figures (released 22 July 2004)  which show a record 23% increase in cycling in London over the past year.  We believe this is the sharpest one year increase in cycle use ever recorde...

Banking on Biking Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

Each workshop is being run through a local time bank - check the table below for your nearest location and contact the time broker to book your place. There are 20 places available at each workshop so please contact the time broker to put your nam...

The Tour of Britain in London Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

The Tour of Britain returned after an absence of five years. Sixteen of the world's top professional cycling teams raced for five stages across Britain. The five stages were in the North West, through Yorkshire, the East Midlands, South Wales, and...

Ken supports scrapping of legislation that would allow bike removal Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

This gives our campaign against the legislation more weight. This legislation would give Councils the power to remove any cycles in the vicinity of posted notices where, in their opinion, bikes are a 'nuisance' or offend against 'good management o...

LCC's AGM, Awards, and Celebrity Panel Published: 11:00pm 29 Aug 2006

LCC’s 2004 AGM, Awards and celebrity panel discussion was held on Wednesday evening 13th October 2004  at Kings College, Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford St, SE1The new style AGM in the evening was a success with an increase in attendance u...