Everything tagged with love london go dutch

Blog post: Video examining cycle safety in London highlights need to reject flawed modelling data

Communications student Laura Borner produced this film about cycling safety in London as part of her degree course. It features an interview with Debbie Dorling, widow of father-of-three Brian Dorling who was killed by a left-turning lorry at B...

Blog post: Boris Johnson retracts claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed and injured broke the law

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...

Blog post: TfL tells Assembly 'Love London, Go Dutch' principles will influence Superhighway extension

Transport for London Director Ben Plowden (responsible for walking and cycling; pictured above) has told the London Assembly Transport Committee that the extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 to Stratford will be built taking account of LCC's L...

Blog post: LCC submits policy recommendations to GLA Transport Committee Investigation into Cycling

In a challenging introduction to our response to the GLA Transport Committee Investigation into Cycling, LCC chief executive Ashok Sinha has called for Boris Johnson to "direct Transport for London to give cycling priority in both time and space...

Blog post: Mayor Boris Johnson ducks Londoners' calls for a real cycling legacy after Olympics

Today, Boris Johnson re-announced a two-day summer festival of cycling for 2013 (it had been known about since January), which will involve a traffic-free event in central London on Saturday 3 August (like Skyride) and, the next day, a mass cyclin...

Blog post: Is there a junction or street near you that needs to be made safer for walking and cycling?

We're calling on you to show us on our map where there's a junction or street near you that needs to be made safer for walking and cycling. In just a few weeks time, we'll present what you've told us to Mayor Boris Johnson and the Lon...

Blog post: 'Love London, Go Dutch' campaign gets an airing on BBC One Sunday Politics programme

Media interest in our 2012 mayoral election campaign continues to remain high, with BBC One's Sunday Politics programme the latest to send a journalist to the Netherlands to see how well their transport system works. This comes just a few weeks...

Blog post: Mayor names Greenwich and Vauxhall as first two 'Go Dutch' walking and cycling locations

Boris Johnson has named Greenwich and Vauxhall as two locations likely to benefit from a transformation into flagship walking and cycling projects, in accordance with his pre-election commitment to our Love London, Go Dutch campaign. Bye-bye Va...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign says judge Mayor Boris Johnson on cycling after his first 100 days

The London Cycling Campaign has pledged to monitor the Mayor Boris Johnson's first 100 days in office, delivering a verdict on his cycling commitments after that time. In the days before the election, Johnson promised to deliver the three Love ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign and British Cycling remind Mayor of commitments to Go Dutch

The London Cycling Campaign and British Cycling have written a joint letter to re-elected Mayor Boris Johnson reminding him of his pre-election commitments to cycling, and to offer support in meeting those pledges.  Read the text of the le...

Blog post: 10,000 brave the rain to tell politicians London is ready for a Dutch-style cycling revolution

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 ...

Event: Big Ride guided feeder rides from all over Greater London

  Barking & Dagenham - 9:30am: Barking station, Station parade, IG11 8ED (Enquiries: http://lcc.org.uk/boroughs/barking-and-dagenham)   Barnet - 9:30am: The Tally Ho free house, 749 High Road, N12 0BP (Enquiries: Toby Jacobs, Ba...

Blog post: Motoring journalist Jeremy Clarkson praises continental-standard cycling provision in Copenhagen

In an unexpected turn of events, motoring journalist and News International columnist Jeremy Clarkson has inadvertently put his weight behind our Love London, Go Dutch campaign by heaping praise on continental cycling culture, including physic...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign helps push cycling centre stage at Evening Standard mayoral hustings

LCC's Tom Bogdanowicz put the key cycling question to the mayoral candidates at the Evening Standard's mayoral hustings at the Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, London last night (11 April 2012). He asked if the candidates were prepared to intro...

Blog post: Westfield Stratford cements reputation as the worst designer of cycle lanes in London

It’s hard to believe that anyone could have designed, built or approved the latest cycle lane disasters at the new Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, East London (see photos above and below). The shopping giant has already been ...