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LCC's Space for Cycling campaign uses local expertise to lobby thousands of council election candidates for 629 ward-specific cycling improvementPublished: 6:42am 7 April 2014

For the first time in London’s political history, a campaign group is aiming to lobby 6000 local election candidates to support one of 629 ward-specific improvements that would make streets safer and more inviting for everyone to cycle.
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LCC says mini-Hollands will be a success if they deliver "safe and inviting streets where anyone can cycle"Published: 12:20pm 10 March 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the announcement that three boroughs – Enfield, Kingston and Waltham Forest – will each receive £30 million to build substantial cycling facilities in their town centres as part of the m...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes Automobile Association highlighting the importance of safe driving in making cycling safePublished: 5:10pm 6 March 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the Automobile Association’s Think Bike campaign, which highlights how important careful and responsible driving is in making cycling safer.
The AA will distribute a million stickers for motorists ...

We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safePublished: 10:20am 27 January 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

LCC local group meetings to decide our Space for Cycling local election campaign demandsPublished: 4:14pm 23 January 2014

Space for Cycling -2014 Local Elections Campaign

We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organising a hugely ambitious campaign to put safe space for cycling on the agenda of thousands o...

London Cycling Campaign calls for government and private sector to make 'direct vision' lorries standard on city streetsPublished: 4:06pm 3 January 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on government and the private sector to do everything in their power to make direct vision lorries the only type of lorry in urban streets.
These lorries - such as the Mercedes Econic model (pictured above...

LCC welcomes Central London Grid but emphasises need for safe and convenient junctions and high-quality routes that cater for all cycling abilitiesPublished: 1:11pm 19 December 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed Mayor Boris Johnson's draft proposal for a Central London Grid, but has warned that to be effective the routes must provide safe and convenient passage through junctions, along with cycling conditions thr...

LCC reminds Mayor that badly designed streets and junctions are responsible for deterring millions of Londoners from cycling, not campaigners trying to improve conditionsPublished: 1:15pm 9 December 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has reminded Mayor Boris Johnson that it is poorly designed streets and unsafe junctions, many of them under his control, that put people off cycling.
Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said, "Countless surveys show that mo...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes focus on improving worst junctions but warns that traffic models still block cycle and pedestrian safetyPublished: 1:03pm 9 December 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed today’s announcement by Mayor Boris Johnson of a timetable for making London’s most dangerous junctions safer for cycling.
This is a much need injection of urgency into the Mayor’s Bett...

London Assembly and cycling business support LCC demo outside City Hall calling for immediate Superhighway 2 upgradePublished: 11:15am 20 November 2013

This morning at 9am, the London Cycling Campaign were joined outside City Hall by Assembly Members from all four main political parties, including the chairs of the London Assembly Transport Committee, demanding immediate action to make the Cycl...

London Cycling Campaign condemns victim-blaming after sixth London cycling death in two weeksPublished: 12:21pm 19 November 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has condemned the widespread victim-blaming after the sixth London cycling death in two weeks, after Mayor Boris Johnson used the issue of cyclists wearing headphones to deflect attention away from his inaction on junct...

1000 Londoners at Bow roundabout pay tribute to fallen cyclists and tell Mayor it's time for changePublished: 10:46pm 13 November 2013

One thousand Londoners joined the London Cycling Campaign's protest at Bow earlier this evening to send a message to Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling deaths in the city are unacceptable, and that flawed junctions like Bow roundabout must be rede...

LCC urges Londoners to join Space for Cycling protest at Bow roundabout tonight calling for Mayor to take immediate action to make cycling safePublished: 12:31pm 13 November 2013

Space for Cycling protest, 13th November 2013
The London Cycling Campaign is calling on all Londoners to join our Space for Cycling protest at Bow roundabout tonight (details below), organised in response to yet another death at the failed junc...

Major success for LCC as Mayor opens Dutch-style extension to Superhighway 2 and promises substantial upgrade to inner sectionPublished: 6:01pm 6 November 2013

Today, the London Cycling Campaign hailed a major success as Mayor Boris Johnson (pictured above) opened the Dutch-style extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford (read more) and committed to upgrade the inner section to a much hig...

Holborn protest ride attracts 2500 Londoners calling on the Mayor to provide safe space for cyclingPublished: 8:45am 17 July 2013

A crowd estimated at 2500 people, significantly larger than the one that assembled last Friday in Aldgate, came together on Tuesday evening to take part in the latest LCC protest ride in central London.
Hundreds of the protestors wore placards,...