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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...

Investment in Cycle Superhighways must focus on key junctionsPublished: 12:00am 19 Jul 2010

LCC welcomes greater investment in cycling, which provides by far the best value transport investment (1), but the rest of the Cycle Superhighways must do much more than the first two pilot routes to tackle difficult junctions.Without such action,...

Bus lane trial results in more motorcyclist collisionsPublished: 12:00am 16 Jun 2010

Motorcyclists’ collisions have increased as a result of the Transport for London trial of allowing motorbikes (including scooters and mopeds) to use bus lanes on red route roads.
The overall conclusion of the independent study for TfL state...

Cycle all 22 football grounds in Greater London in one dayPublished: 12:00am 03 Jun 2010

On Saturday 5 June, ball and bike lovers will cycle to every football ground within the M25. From the mighty Thurrock FC to Premiership champions Chelsea, from Barnet’s Underhill to Arsenal’s Emirates, finishing at the beacon of Britis...

1 in 6 cyclists has recognised a stolen bicycle for sale online -LCC survey revealsPublished: 12:00am 30 Apr 2010

Bike theft is a massive problem in the capital, and website sales are a major part of the problem, according to a London Cycling Campaign survey of cyclists, which coincides with the launch of a major anti-theft campaign 'Beat The Thief'.
The sur...

LCC offers advice and support to London’s new Cycle Hire usersPublished: 12:00am 31 Mar 2010

London’s leading cycling organisation, the London Cycling Campaign, will be offering practical advice and information to all potential users of the London Cycle Hire Scheme when it goes live on the 30th of July.
Welcoming the first large sc...

London Cycling Campaign helps take cycling to an older crowd in Camden and WestminsterPublished: 12:00am 26 Mar 2010

On 7-8 April 2010, the Agewell project in Camden and Westminster boroughs will offer free bike checks, information about lessons and group rides, as well as refreshements, all in an effort encourage more cyclists over 50.
Founded b...

Mayor backs LCC's call for cycle safety training for HGV driversPublished: 12:00am 09 Mar 2010

Boris Johnson’s new Cycle Safety Action Plan says Transport for London will work with the Department for Transport to make awareness-training obligatory for lorry drivers. The Action Plan recognises the danger posed by lorries to cyclists in...

Trek donates £20k to London Cycling CampaignPublished: 12:00am 15 Feb 2010

Trek Bicycles, one of the UK’s leading bicycle brands, has shown its commitment to cyclists in the capital by making a large donation to the London Cycling Campaign, the charity that fights for cyclists’ interests in the capital.
The ...

LCC demands Cycle Super-highways not 'Superficial-highways'Published: 12:00am 20 Sep 2009

On the day of Skyride, when 50,000 London cyclists enjoy truly cycle-friendly streets, the London Cycling Campaign is inviting Mayor Boris Johnson to set clear cycle-friendly quality standards for his 12 Cycle Superhighways.
LCC has laid out Cycl...

Crucial bike parking victory for London cyclistsPublished: 12:00am 12 Mar 2009

LCC and London cyclists are celebrating victory against legislation that could have seriously undermined the growth of cycling in the capital.
A proposed law that could have made bike parking in London a ‘lock it and lose it’ lottery ...

Bus Lane Watch to monitor motorbike trialPublished: 12:00am 01 Jan 2009

The London Cycling Campaign is launching an awareness and monitoring campaign in response to an 18 month trial permitting motorbikes into many London bus lanes.  Cyclists and pedestrians are being advised to 'Be Aware, Take Extra Care' in bus...

Cycle routes under threat as mayor slashes fundingPublished: 12:00am 21 Nov 2008

Cycle route funding for London boroughs has been slashed in half undermining the Mayor’s plans to more than treble cycling levels in the capital. The London Cycling Campaign, representing the interests of cyclists, says hundreds of planned c...

New cycling initiatives can’t work on their ownPublished: 12:00am 05 Nov 2008

The Mayor’s new cycling initiatives need the continuation of existing cycling programmes to deliver growth in cycle use says the London Cycling Campaign.
LCC welcomes the Mayor’s plans for a mass cycle hire scheme, cycle hubs in the o...

Fury at lack of public consultation over motorbikes in bus lanesPublished: 12:00am 27 Oct 2008

Mayor Boris Johnson’s decision to put motorbikes in bus lanes has caused fury due to the lack of public consultation with either of the two groups, cyclists and pedestrians, facing the greatest potential danger from the measure.
The London ...