Everything tagged with cycle hire

Blog post: Best Rides: Low-traffic and traffic-free cycling in the New Forest around Brockenhurst

Route infoDistance: 24 milesAllow: 3-4 hours including lunchTerrain: easy, with some hillsDownload: GPX fileLocal maps: view here Refreshments: pub lunch stop in BurleySuitable for: adults and older children  Why go to the New Fo...

Blog post: Locals welcome new hire bikes in East London but calling for more cycle-friendly streets

We went out this morning to talk to people in East London, to gather signatures for our Love London, Go Dutch petition, and see what people thought of the new hire bikes that have been installed in the area today. Rebecca Collins from Bethnal...

Blog post: London Cycle Hire Scheme expanding west to Wandsworth, Lambeth, and Hammersmith

The Barclays Cycle Hire scheme is due to expand westwards to Wandsworth, Hammersmith & Fulham, Lambeth and Kensington & Chelsea by 2013. Additional funding of £25 million is being provided by Barclays, and the Westfield shopping c...

Blog post: Cycle Hire users depend on London drivers taking more care

photo A key factor for a safer Cycle Hire Scheme this summer is more attentive driving, says LCC City centre drivers are being urged to take more care after the Cycle Hire Scheme launches on 30 July 2010.   LCC campaigns offi...

Blog post: 'We need to get new Transport Minister on Bike' Boris tells LCC

photo LCC interviews the Mayor on the expansion of the Cycle Hire Scheme to East and outer London LCC's campaign's manager Tom Bogdanowicz spoke to Mayor Boris Johnson recently about the Cycle Hire Scheme. TB When will the Cycle Hire Schem...

Blog post: Register this week to be London Cycle Hire Scheme early adopter

photo The Cycle Hire Scheme launched on 30 July 2010, with approximately 6000 of bikes in Zone 1  London's long-awaited Cycle Hire Scheme is set to open on Friday 30 July 2010, with cyclists eagerly antipating the 6000 extra bikes, desig...

Blog post: Mayor hints at 'one in five' target for cycling as Cycle Hire arrives

photo The mayor is calling for a massive increase in cycling, with a potential new target of 20% of journeys   Launching London's Cycle Hire scheme, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for a massive increase...

Blog post: Five golden rules for Cycle Hire

The London Cycle Hire Scheme is generating nearly 15,000 cycle journeys per day, less than a fortnight after its inception. Here are some tips to make your experience as good as possible... LCC's five golden rules to avoid hiccups Check your acc...

Blog post: Minister enjoys cycle training but Cycling England could face cuts

Secretary of State for Transport Theresa Villiers has benefited from Bikeability cycle training, at the same time that rumours are circulating that Cycling England might lose funding in the next round of government cuts. Cycling England, lau...

Blog post: Tell us what you think of the Cycle Hire Scheme and Superhighways

Tell LCC what you think of the Cycle Hire Scheme and the Cycle Superhighways. Your comments will inform our response to a London Assembly examination of the mayor's cycling programmes. Please take a minute to give your views here.

Blog post: Urgent: Respond to Superhighway and Cycle Hire scheme survey

The Greater London Authority is currently running a survey for cyclists who have used either the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme or the Cycle Super Highways. The results of the survey will feed into the GLA’s scrutiny meeting. This means it is i...

Blog post: One million Cycle Hire journeys show massive appetite for London cycling

photo London’s Cycle Hire scheme has hit the million-journey milestone just 10 weeks after its launch.     The Cycle Hire scheme has recorded its millionth journey, just over two months after it was introduced with near...

Blog post: LCC welcomes Mayor's promise to expand London cycling programmes

LCC has welcomed the Mayor's announcement that spending for London cycling projects will be maintained.  The Cycle Hire and Superhighways schemes will both be expanded, as London cycling avoids the worst of the budget cuts. LCC chief ...

Blog post: TfL announces London's biggest cycle hire docking station

photo Barclays cycle hire docking station     With 124 spaces the new Barclays Cycle Hire docking station at Waterloo is set to become London’s biggest docking point yet. Work started on 1st November and the new docking&nbs...

Blog post: London's Cycle Hire scheme set for major expansion

photo The London Cycle Hire is being expanded by 2000 bikes after only six months of operation The London Cycle Hire scheme is being expanded across a large area of east London, and more docking points will be provided in the city centre.In t...