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LCC calls on the next Mayor to Imagine a Better London for CyclingPublished: 2:44pm 7 March 2016

 
Today we launch our Sign for Cycling campaign, calling on London’s next Mayor to commit to make cycling safe and enjoyable for everyone, of all ages and abilities. This comes as our recent survey revealed that parents think London&rs...

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...

#ChooseCycling: London Cycling Campaign joins leading businesses to call on Chancellor to invest in cyclingPublished: 12:16pm 3 November 2015

LCC have co-signed a joint Open letter from British Cycling’s Business Network which says that a healthy and active workforce is key to a long term economic plan.

London Cycling Campaign have joined British Cycling’s #ChooseCycl...

McDonalds appeal against safe superhighway dismissedPublished: 4:24pm 2 October 2015

Inspector concludes “allowing cars to cross the path of cyclists, when there is no need to do so, is not a good idea.”
Ealing Cycling Campaign has won a legal battle against fast food restaurant chain McDonalds over safety on the Ea...

LCC Storify showing Bank protest Published: 12:49pm 24 June 2015

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Hundreds of cyclists join protest at fatal Bank crossroadsPublished: 10:53am 24 June 2015

 
Hundreds of cyclists gathered at Bank junction in the City of London this morning to pay tribute to Ying Tao, the 26 year old cyclist killed by a tipper truck at the junction on Monday, and Clifton James, the cyclist killed in Harrow on Su...

Cyclist fatality involving tipper truck at BankPublished: 10:25am 22 June 2015

 
A second cyclist has been killed in a collision less than 24 hours after a man was killed in a crash involving a car in Harrow. Hit by a tipper truck at Bank, the female victim was treated at the scene but died of her injuries. London Cy...

Have your say on plans for Quietway 2 in IslingtonPublished: 9:06am 13 May 2015

Islington Council's consultation on its plans for Quietway 2 closes on Sunday 17 May - so there are just a few days left to ask the council to take out rat running motor traffic to make safe and inviting space for cycling.
We've welcomed the Qu...

Product review: Hump SignalPublished: 2:59pm 15 April 2015

HUMP SIGNAL£79.99madison.co.uk

 
We’ve all seen Hump’s reflective, hi-vis backpack covers and now the company has turned its hand to a range of waterproof jackets and gilets. Sporting giant reflective chevrons on the bac...

Mounting opposition towards Garden Bridge with 'space for plants' - but not cyclingPublished: 1:04pm 17 February 2015

(Photo: Arup)
A legal challenge has been launched against plans to build a garden bridge over the river Thames. Michael Ball, from Tulse Hill in south London, is claiming the London borough of Lambeth unlawfully granted planning permission...

A right royal balls-up: London Cycling Campaign is not amused by Buckingham Palace superhighway plansPublished: 10:46am 10 February 2015

Transport for London’s latest consultation on the East-West cycle superhighway show a big hole in the route - and it's been reported that officials at the Royal Parks are refusing to allow safe space for cycling outside Buckingham Palace. ...

Momentous day for London as Mayor confirms cycle superhighways will go aheadPublished: 11:23am 27 January 2015

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Momentous day for London as Mayor confirms cycle superhighways will go ahead
27 January 2015

The Mayor of London has announced final plans for the construction of new East-West and North-South cycle superhighways in London. Subj...

Minimising risk while cycling in LondonPublished: 4:38pm 8 January 2015

These tips make the roads safer for you, and for other people. Novice and experienced cyclists alike can learn a lot from cycle training, so contact your local council to ask about free or subsidised lessons:
SAFETY TIPS
Be extra careful near ...

Watered down plans for CS2 upgrade will compromise cycling safety, say LCC Published: 2:20pm 18 December 2014

18 December 2014 - for immediate release
Transport for London has published its consultation report on the upgrade to Cycle Superhighway 2 (CS2) between Aldgate and Bow roundabout.The consultation, which ran from 23 September to 2 November, sho...

No delays on safer lorries - an open letter to the Italian transport ministerPublished: 9:58am 10 December 2014

Representatives from the European Council, Commission and Parliament will meet today to discuss whether safer lorry cab designs should be postponed for a decade. We're sending the letter below to the Italian Transport Minister who chairs the Trans...