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LCC reminds Mayor that badly designed streets and junctions are responsible for deterring millions of Londoners from cycling, not campaigners trying to improve conditionsPublished: 01:15pm 09 Dec 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: 01:03pm 09 Dec 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 Nov 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 Nov 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 Nov 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 Nov 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: 06:01pm 06 Nov 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: 08:45am 17 Jul 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,...

1500 protestors tell Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling needs dedicated space to make Londoners safePublished: 09:23am 13 Jul 2013

A vocal but good-natured crowd of around 1500 Londoners rode the route from Tower Hill to Aldgate to tell Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling on Cycle Superhighway 2, and other dangerous roads in London, needs dedicated space to be safe.
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London Cycling Campaign supports Action on Lorry Danger vigil outside City HallPublished: 01:10pm 11 Jul 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has joined with RoadPeace, Living Streets, CTC and British Cycling in supporting a vigil to remember cyclists and pedestrians killed by lorries on our streets.
Bereaved families, campaigners and the concerned gathere...

Woman on Cycle Hire bike killed in lorry crash at Aldgate East during evening rush hourPublished: 09:16am 06 Jul 2013

London's cyclists have been horrified by the death of young woman in a lorry crash while cycling along Aldgate during Friday evening rush hour.
Our condolences go out to the friends and family of this latest victim, named as 20-year-old French ...

Lambeth becomes seventh borough council to sign 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledge Published: 02:43pm 11 Apr 2013

Lambeth has become the latest council to sign our Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge, bringing the number of boroughs boosting lorry safety to seven (see the map).
Council leader Lib Peck (centre) posed with Lambeth Cyclists' Charlie Holland (...

UPDATED: Woman cyclist fatality on Victoria Street highlights urgent need for safer lorriesPublished: 11:47am 08 Apr 2013

LCC has renewed its calls for lorries to be made safer after a woman was killed this morning by a construction lorry while cycling through a junction in central London.
The fatal crash took place in Westminster, where Palace Street meets Victor...

Voting opens for London Cycling Awards 2013Published: 03:27pm 28 Mar 2013

Over 2500 nominations have been made in just two weeks and have now been narrowed down to a shortlist of three in each category (see the full list below).
Vote for your winners today
The shortlist includes Olympian and Tour de France winner Br...

London Cycling Campaign and NHS Greenwich bike loan schemePublished: 12:40pm 28 Mar 2013

Last year, London Cycling Campaign and On Your Bike teamed up with NHS Greenwich Greenwich Public Health and Wellbeing Team to deliver a new scheme aimed to help get more people cycling.
Read more about the scheme here.
The hugely succesful...