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Will Norman starts as first full time Walking and Cycling CommissionerPublished: 6:35pm 15 February 2017

In the week following the tragic deaths of three cyclists in London, Will Norman, the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner has begun his job. Norman has announced a new "Healthy Streets for London" document, a "blueprint to help Londoners get mo...

Update: Another tragedy. Cycling and walking schemes only way forward says LCC, following series of fatalitiesPublished: 1:28pm 8 February 2017

Just two days after the blog below was written we learned, with great sadness, of yet another cycling fatality on London's roads in the same week. In this case the death took place on the North Woolwich Road and involved a lorry. This brings the...

Opposition to “bus stop bypass” outside St Thomas’ Hospital based on no evidence say LCC & Wheels for WellbeingPublished: 1:18pm 28 June 2016

 
Lambeth Cyclists, London Cycling Campaign and Wheels for Wellbeing call for St Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to embrace health benefits of cycling, rather than opposing cycling schemes without evidence
Guy’...

Give a *beep* about safe cyclingPublished: 3:50pm 31 May 2016

London Cycling Campaign are supporting Hövding, (the Swedish company who designed and developed the air bag helmet), to launch the 'Give a Beep' campaign, designed to put pressure on the new Mayor to keep his 'Sign for Cycling' co...

Mayor Sadiq Khan reaffirms commitment to Sign for CyclingPublished: 9:59am 20 May 2016

Image: TfL
The Mayor has today reaffirmed in a Press Release, his commitment to make cycling safer and easier for every Londoner as he begins scrutinising major plans for new cycle superhighways and the transformation of key junctions in the he...

Open Letter to Sadiq Khan - London's new MayorPublished: 2:35pm 10 May 2016

Open Letter to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London from London Cycling Campaign
 
Tuesday 10th May 2016
Dear Mr Khan,
Many congratulations on being elected as Mayor of London. The London Cycling Campaign wishes you well in achieving your goal to ...

Campaign Success as Superhighways openPublished: 7:26am 6 May 2016

London Cycling Campaign (LCC) supporters today joined departing Mayor Boris Johnson to celebrate the opening of the new East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways at the junction of the two, at Blackfriars Bridge and Embankment.
LC...

George Galloway becomes sixth candidate to back Sign for Cycling campaignPublished: 1:30pm 28 April 2016

George Galloway, the Respect Party’s candidate for Mayor of London today became the sixth Mayoral candidate to give his commitment to the three-point agenda of LCC’s Sign for Cycling Campaign.
In a statement given to LCC today, Gall...

GOOD NEWS! Zac Goldsmith backs Sign for CyclingPublished: 11:00am 26 April 2016

In a statement provided exclusively to the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) today, Conservative candidate for Mayor of London Zac Goldsmith joined his fellow front-runner Sadiq Khan in backing LCC’s Sign for Cycling campaign.
Responding to t...

GOOD NEWS! Sadiq Khan backs Sign for CyclingPublished: 5:44pm 24 April 2016

Huge step forward for cycling as Sadiq Khan backs Sign for Cycling campaign and agrees to triple the cycle superhighways, enable a Mini-Holland in every borough, and take dangerous lorries off our streets
Sadiq Khan, the Labour Party’s ca...

LCC joins cab drivers and Greenpeace to demand real action on air pollutionPublished: 2:26pm 20 April 2016

Today, we've joined up with London cab drivers, as two of the groups most exposed to London’s bad-quality air, to support Greenpeace’s proposal for a Clean Air Zone in the capital. A new survey published today shows that 62% of Londo...

London Cycling Campaign supports RNIB campaign to safeguard Judd Street accessPublished: 4:13pm 14 April 2016

London Cycling Campaign (LCC) is supporting a new campaign launched by Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to ensure Judd Street, one of the UK’s busiest streets for the visually impaired, is as safe as possible for blind and par...

Where are the men? All female Mayoral candidates Sign for CyclingPublished: 4:08pm 5 April 2016

Sophie Walker, Women’s Equality Party, has today become the third candidate to Sign for Cycling. She joins Sian Berry, Green Party and Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat Party. With all three female Mayoral candidates agreeing to support s...

Zac Goldsmith outlines support for cycling in manifesto. Is it enough?Published: 1:20pm 30 March 2016

Zac Goldsmith, Conservative  mayoral candidate has outlined his support for cycling in his Transport Manifesto, where he says: 
"Boris Johnson has committed almost £1 billion to double the number of cyclists again by 2026. ...

London Cycling Campaign hails Mayor and Commissioner’s cycling vision a “huge opportunity”Published: 4:26pm 24 March 2016

The London Cycling Campaign welcome the Mayor and Cycling Commissioner’s “Human Streets: The Mayor’s Vision For Cycling Three Years On”
Mayor Boris Johnson and Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan have this week publishe...