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Lambeth becomes seventh borough council to sign 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledge Published: 2:43pm 11 April 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 8 April 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: 3:27pm 28 March 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 March 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...

LCC local groups highlight growing gap between best and worst councils' for lorry-cycling safetyPublished: 11:10am 20 March 2013

This week London Cycling Campaign staff and volunteers are taking to the streets outside borough town halls (see Tower Hamlets above) to protest against the growing gap between the lorry safety standards of the best and worst boroughs in the ...

LCC challenges construction industry to adopt our Safer Urban Lorry to reduce lorry-cyclist deathsPublished: 9:38am 20 March 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has published pictures and video of its new Safer Urban Lorry design, and is calling on the construction industry to adopt similar vehicle designs to reduce the shocking number of lorry-cyclist fatalities.
The Safer ...

Conservative Assembly Members scupper attempt to boost cycling budget by £41 millionPublished: 1:13pm 25 February 2013

The London Assembly divided on party lines today as all nine Conservative Assembly Members voted against an amendment that would have seen an extra £41 million of the £7 billion Transport for London budget allocated to cycling in 201...

LCC calls on London Assembly to back motion calling for £41 million increase in cycling budgetPublished: 4:38pm 18 February 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has contacted its 12,000 members and 40,000 supporters asking them to write to their London Assembly Members in support of a budget increase for cycling next year of £41 million.
WRITE TO YOUR ASSEMBLY MEMBER
LC...

Mayor’s future funding for cycling welcome but it should match Dutch levels of investmentPublished: 11:21am 4 January 2013

LCC has welcomed the 10-year funding plan proposed by Mayor Boris Johnson, acknowledging the £100 million per year over 10 years exceeds previous spending significantly. 
However, we’re calling on Transport for London to increa...

LCC launches 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' to prevent cyclist-lorry deathsPublished: 1:20pm 20 December 2012


Friday 2 November 2012
Half of all cyclist deaths in London involve lorries, and LCC is calling on all borough councils to take our Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge - to only use the safest drivers and best-equipped lorries.
We asking a...

Court verdicts highlight need for much greater protection for cyclists under the lawPublished: 5:03pm 14 December 2012

The London Cycling Campaign is calling for the law to provide much greater protection for cyclists, after two court verdicts today left victim’s families and friends dismayed.
In the first case, at the Old Bailey a motorist who opened his...

UPDATED: Darwins Deli delivery rider is latest London cyclist-lorry crash victimPublished: 11:11am 6 December 2012

According to news reports, another London cyclist has been killed in a lorry crash, this time in Commercial Road in the borough of Tower Hamlets, near the junction with Arbour Square (pictured above).
The victim has been named as Javed Sumbal, ...

London Assembly Transport Committee calls on Mayor to make good his Go Dutch promisesPublished: 9:19am 21 November 2012

The cross-party London Assembly Transport Committee has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to keep his election promises to follow the agenda of our Love London, Go Dutch campaign in order to bring about a genuine cycling revolution in the capital.
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Transport for London must consider Dutch solution to make Waterloo roundabout safePublished: 2:30pm 26 October 2012

LCC is asking Transport for London to go back to the drawing board with its design for Waterloo roundabout, and to announce a timetable for a complete overhaul of this major junction to make it safe and inviting for all Londoners to cycle.
We w...

Transport for London and Dutch infrastructure experts join forces for street design workshopPublished: 3:06pm 12 October 2012

On Wednesday 17 October 2012, street designers from Transport for London and local councils will work together with Dutch experts, as well as cycling and walking campaigners, to look at how an important central London location could be redesigne...