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Major concern at possibility of third Blackwall tunnel at Silvertown based on flawed DfT dataPublished: 5:02pm 22 March 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: 4:23pm 23 February 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 7 November 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: 2:03pm 12 September 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 March 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 November 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 September 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 July 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 July 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 June 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 3 June 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 April 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 March 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 March 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 9 March 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...