Everything tagged with cycle hire

Blog post: Sustainable transport teams on receiving end of local budget cuts

photo Public and private initiatives to increase cycle commuting are being hit by council budget cuts It's vital that cyclists make their views known to local government as sustainable travel planners across the UK are losing their jobs as co...

Blog post: Car use in central London falls and cycling rises

The number of people in cars entering central London on weekday mornings (7-10am) has halved in the past decade to 70,000. During the same period the number of cyclists has more than doubled over the same period, reaching 27,000 in 2009, which is...

Blog post: Cycle Hire docking station on top of Southwark tube station

Transport for London could soon be building an 84-bike Cycle Hire docking station on top of Southwark tube station.  According to reports on the SE1 website, TfL has applied for planning permission to install a docking station with over 80 b...

Blog post: New cycling initiatives can’t work on their own

The Mayor’s new cycling initiatives need the continuation of existing cycling programmes to deliver growth in cycle use says the London Cycling Campaign. LCC welcomes the Mayor’s plans for a mass cycle hire scheme, cycle hubs in the o...

Blog post: LCC offers advice and support to London’s new Cycle Hire users

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...

Blog post: LCC welcomes expansion of London cycling programmes

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...