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London Cycling Campaign writes to Transport for London about Olympic Route NetworkPublished: 02:33pm 27 Jul 2012

Responding to complaints from Londoners, LCC has written (see below) to Transport for London's team in charge of the Olympic Route Network urging them to remove several dangerous infrastructure changes implemented this week
In many areas, chang...

Transport for London announces 50 dangerous junctions to be made safer for cycling in 2013Published: 02:46pm 20 Jul 2012

Following months of consultation with LCC and others, Transport for London has announced 100 junctions that will be made safer for cycling and walking, with 50 to be completed by the end of 2013.
These 50 form part of another list of 100, which...

London Cycling Campaign CEO tells GLA that lack of political will is greatest barrier to cyclingPublished: 09:27pm 12 Jul 2012

Speaking City Hall on Thursday, London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha said the most important thing that London needs is to become safe and inviting for cyclists is an injection of political will from Mayor Boris Johnson.Invited to...

Stronger punishments for road users who injure, including cyclist who hit pedestrian in HolbornPublished: 08:26pm 04 Jul 2012

Cyclist Andrej Schipka was fined £850 plus £930 costs after being found guilty of crashing into a solicitor who was on a pedestrian crossing at Holborn Viaduct at the time of the collision.
Solicitor Clive Hyer suffered permanent br...

Cycling provision in Bounds Green slammed by locals as dangerous and unfit for purposePublished: 02:45pm 01 Jun 2012

New off-carriageway cycling facilities on the A406 in Bounds Green have been strongly criticised by local cyclists, who warn of increased danger to cyclists from the "inadequate and poorly designed facilities".
Coordinator of Haringey Cycling C...

10,000 brave the rain to tell politicians London is ready for a Dutch-style cycling revolutionPublished: 03:58pm 28 Apr 2012

A herd of zebras, a boatful of sailors in oilskins, a pack of bandits on bikes, along with hundreds of families and children waving flags and balloons helped make the 10,000-strong Big Ride a spectacular success, sending a powerful message to ...

Extra £15 million for London's dangerous junctions must be the beginning for safer cyclingPublished: 05:19pm 22 Mar 2012

An extra £15 million has been announced in the 2012 budget for making London's worst junctions less dangerous for cycling. 
Although the extra money is welcome, the figure was described by LCC's campaign officer Charlie Lloyd on the ...

Major concern at possibility of third Blackwall tunnel at Silvertown based on flawed DfT dataPublished: 05:02pm 22 Mar 2012

In the 2012 budget the Coalition Government announced an extra £15 million to help make some of London's junctions more safe for cycling.
More money for dangerous junctions is badly needed, but as LCC campaigns officer Charlie Lloyd said ...

Join the Big Ride, the UK's largest-ever event calling for safe and inviting streets for cyclingPublished: 04:23pm 23 Feb 2012

Thousands are expected to take part in the 'Big Ride' on Saturday 28 April, when people join together in central London for a fun event with a serious message: the city needs safer streets for cycling.
This fully marshalled family-friendly bike...

London Cycling Awards: List of Judges' Shortlisted Projects for 2011Published: 12:38pm 07 Nov 2011

The London Cycling Awards are kindly sponsored by Butterworth Spengler (providers of our Urban Cycling Insurance) and Levenes, our recommended cycle-friendly solicitor
Shortlisted nominations for the London Cycling Awards 2011 range from maj...

Campaigners celebrate as thousands more London lorry drivers in line for cyclist-awareness trainingPublished: 02:03pm 12 Sep 2011

Thousands more lorry drivers could soon receive cyclist-awareness training now that every borough in Greater London has the go-ahead to provide officially approved on-bike training backed by Transport for London (TfL) funding.
LC...

London cyclists take to streets to stop lorry deathsPublished: 12:00am 29 Mar 2011

The London Cycling Campaign is holding a Day of Action on London's streets on Wednesday 30 March 2011 to highlight the problem of lorry-related cyclist fatalities, and to collect signatures for its No More Lethal Lorries petition.
LCC volunteers ...

Barclays Cycle Hire and Tower Hamlets projects triumph in 2010 London Cycling AwardsPublished: 12:00am 19 Nov 2010

Barclays Cycle Hire, the mass cycle hire scheme in Central London, is the winner of this years’ coveted London Cycling Award for Best Cycle Facility. Three of the other five main awards in 2010 were given to projects based in Tower Hamlets. ...

LCC welcomes expansion of London cycling programmesPublished: 12:00am 20 Sep 2010

London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the Mayor's announcement that spending for cycling will be maintained.
The Cycle Hire and Superhighways schemes will both be expanded, as cycling projects avoid the worst of the budget cuts.
Chief executive A...

Nominations open for the London Cycling AwardsPublished: 12:00am 23 Jul 2010

Nominations are open for the London Cycling Awards 2010, which are your opportunity to reward the capital’s best in cycling, projects and events that have encouraged more on to their bikes.
The awards programme, run by the London Cycling Ca...