Everything tagged with holborn

Blog post: LCC condemns heavy-handed policing and poor safety advice being given out to cyclists

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to provide better guidance for police officers who've been encouraged to hand out poor safety advice to cyclists in central London. We'...

Blog post: Space for Cycling success: Mayor gives all-clear to major upgrades at Aldgate, Holborn and CS2

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has reaffirmed his commitment to our Love London, Go Dutch campaign, and promised substantial improvements to cycling safety at key locations where our Space for Cycling protests have taken place. In a letter to ou...

Blog post: Mayor promises removal of Holborn gyratory and to substantially improve Cycle Superhighway 2

Mayor Boris Johnson has replied to the London Cycling Campaign in response to a letter we sent him in July regarding the need for action to deal with dangerous roads and junctions. Our letter was written following the deaths of two London cyclist...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign launches ‘space for cycling’ T-shirt ahead of protest ride on Mon 2 September

To support our summer protest rides calling for dedicated space for cycling in London, we've launched a ‘space for cycling’ T-Shirt. BUY A T-SHIRT The limited-edition T-shirts are available in red or white, priced £19.99 each...

Blog post: Cycling fatality in Archway - we call on Londoners to join our ‘space for cycling’ protest on Monday 2 September

After a man in his sixties was killed cycling in Archway this morning, we've renewed our call for Londoners to join our protest ride on 2 September telling the Mayor that city streets must be made much safer for cycling. Details of ‘space...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign writes to Mayor calling on him to provide safe space4cycling in Central London

In the wake of the two #space4cycling protest rides, we've written to the Mayor Boris Johnson calling on his to reaffirm his 2012 commitment to bring all Cycle Superhighways up to Go Dutch standards. We're also calling on the Mayor to make major ...

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: Holborn protest ride attracts 2500 Londoners calling on the Mayor to provide safe space for cycling

A crowd estimated at 2500 people, significantly larger than the one that assembled last Friday in Aldgate, came together on Tuesday evening to take part in the latest LCC protest ride in central London. Hundreds of the protestors wore placards,...

Blog post: LCC organises second protest ride after third cyclist killed in three weeks on street without dedicated space for cycling

On the morning of Monday 15 July 2013 another Londoner was killed under the wheels of a lorry in a street that provides no dedicated space for cycling. (photo: James Robertson) We send our deepest sympathy to family and friends of the latest vi...

Blog post: Stronger punishments for road users who injure, including cyclist who hit pedestrian in Holborn

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...