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Blog post: Dutch Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Laetitia van den Assum, explains why she's supporting our Space for Cycling campaign

Letition van Assum (pictured below), Dutch Ambassador to the UK, explains why the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is such an enthusiastic supporter of our Space for Cycling campaign Everyone knows the Netherlands is a nation of cyclin...

Blog post: LCC says mini-Hollands will be a success if they deliver "safe and inviting streets where anyone can cycle"

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the announcement that three boroughs – Enfield, Kingston and Waltham Forest – will each receive £30 million to build substantial cycling facilities in their town centres as part of the m...

Blog post: Go Dutch goes East

LCC campaigners Charlie Lloyd and Mike Cavenett cast their critical eyes over the newly-built extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford. 2m-wide cycle lanes protected by kerbs provide a safer and more comfortable experience than d...

Blog post: What must be done to make sure there are no more cycling deaths in Aldgate and Holborn

Two cycling fatalities in central London the space of 10 days prompted thousands of Londoners to join the #space4cycling protests in Aldgate and Holborn this week and last. So why exactly are we so angry about these fatalities, and why are we ada...

Blog post: What must be done to make Aldgate and Holborn safer and why it's shocking it hasn't happened already

Two cycling fatalities in the space of 10 days prompted thousands of Londoners to join the #space4cycling protests in Aldgate and Holborn (photo portraits here). So why exactly are we so angry about these fatalities, and why are we adamant that t...

Blog post: Aldgate victim's mother calls on Mayor Boris Johnson to set a deadline for major improvements to Cycle Superhighway 2

The mother of Philippine de Gerin-Ricard, killed last Friday on Cycle Superhighway 2, said yesterday that "by using this bike lane she didn't stand a chance from the outset" and called on the Mayor Boris Johnson to set a deadline for improvement...

Blog post: The silence of the cars in Houten in the Netherlands

Towns designed to encourage cycling and walking. A report from the recent study tour to the Netherlands by UK policy makers. An eerie silence greets you when you arrive at Houten station in the Netherlands. What's missing is the sound of cars,...

Blog post: Mayor of London's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan takes part in Dutch study tour

Andrew Gilligan, Mayor Boris Johnson’s Cycling Commissioner, taken part in a fact-finding visit to the Netherlands organised by the Dutch Embassy with assistance from the London Cycling Campaign. Gilligan said, “British cyclists sho...

Blog post: Major victory as Transport for London says Dutch-style roundabouts could be in London in 2014

Dutch-style roundabouts that separate cyclists from motor traffic could be installed in London as soon as 2014, according to Transport for London and the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan (BBC video report). The news was welcomed by ...

Blog post: SIGN THE PETITION: Tell David Cameron it's time for a UK-wide Dutch-style cycling revolution

An all-party group of MPs has ended a four-month Parliamentary enquiry into cycling by publishing a report calling on the Coalition Government to start a Dutch-style cycling revolution. Campaigning journalists from the The Times newspaper, whic...

Blog post: London Assembly members vote for Mayor to increase cycling budget for 2013-14

A majority of London Assembly members have voted for Mayor Boris Johnson to increase the amount earmarked for cycling in next year’s (2013-14) GLA budget. The current provision for cycling in the Mayor’s budget is £...

Discussion: TfL press ahead with Lambeth Bridge northern roundabout works

LCC Westminster website » LCC Westminster discussions index » Board papers released by Transport for London state that "Following consultation with local stakeholders, representatives from the London boroughs and leading cycling and...

Blog post: Roadside vigil at Elephant and Castle this Friday will remember hundreds killed and injured

A roadside vigil will take place on Friday 16 November at 5pm outside the London College of Communication at Elephant and Castle to commemorate those killed on London’s roads in the last year. The Mayor of London, members of the London A...

Blog post: Transport for London must consider Dutch solution to make Waterloo roundabout safe

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...

Blog post: Transport for London and Dutch infrastructure experts join forces for street design workshop

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...