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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...

Transport for London puts tough 'safer lorries' conditions in all transport supplier contractsPublished: 7:56pm 4 October 2012

Thanks to lobbying from the London Cycling Campaign, a measure has been introduced to improve the safety of thousands of daily bicycle journeys in the capital.
LCC's Charlie Lloyd said, "We're delighted Transport for London and the GLA have fol...

Boris Johnson retracts claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed and injured broke the lawPublished: 12:32pm 28 September 2012

After months of pressure from campaigners, Mayor Boris Johnson has retracted his claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed or seriously injured in London had suffered as a result of breaking the law.
LCC’s Charlie Lloyd said, "The mayor is t...

Go Dutch conference attracts leading Transport for London and Government decision-makersPublished: 9:14pm 20 September 2012

Download the Love London, Go Dutch Conference plenary summary
 
Transport Minister Norman Baker and Transport for London director Ben Plowden will speak at the capital's first ever Love London, Go Dutch conference, promoting continental-s...

London Cycling Campaign and NHS Greenwich launch ‘bikes for health’ for local residentsPublished: 2:53pm 14 September 2012

The London Cycling Campaign’s Cycling Projects team has joined forces with NHS Greenwich and On Your Bike to provide inexpensive loan bikes to residents in an effort to improve public health, reduce congestion and save people money.
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