Everything tagged with funding

Discussion: Number of London cyclists has doubled between 2001 and 2011-improved infrastructure needed sooner rather than later

According to the new ONS report 'Cycling to Work' (26/3/14) the numbers cycling to work in London doubled between 2001 and 2011.  The report states 'Between2001and2011thenumberofpeoplelivinginLondonthatcycledtoworkmore than doubledfrom77,00...

Discussion: Westminster awarded £938,000 for cycling initiatives

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » On 23 January 2014 the Mayor and Transport for London awarded over £17m to London boroughs so they can make key cycling improvements in their local areas. Th...

Blog post: Prime Minister’s new funding falls massively below the level of investment needed to make cycling “soar”

Prime Minister David Cameron this week announced a modest £77 million to boost cycling infrastructure across the whole of the UK - a sum of money that can’t possibly address decades of underfunding. The money will be put towards a n...

Blog post: Lobbying of European Parliament could release millions to build cycling infrastructure

The European Cycling Federation (of which LCC is a member through Cyclenation) has earned a major victory in its campaign for more recognition of cycling infrastructure in the EU budget 2014-20. The European Parliament’s Tourism and Trans...

Blog post: All London boroughs delivering cycle training 2010/11

An LCC investigation has established which borough councils are spending the most on cycle training in 2010-11. Money for cycle training is no longer ring-fenced for the purpose by Transport for London, but all London councils have chosen to supp...

Blog post: LCC will make sure London local councils don't forget cyclists

A new funding arrangement for local government in Greater London - Local Implementation Plans (LIPs) - will determine how councils spend your money in the coming five years. LCC has put together a 'Rough Guide to LIPs' (download it on the right) ...

Blog post: LCC distributes £125,000 to community cycling projects in London

The Community Cycling Fund for London (CCFL) is accepting grant applications from grassroots cycling projects from 20 May until 3 June 2011. Grants of up to £5000 are available for community groups to start new initiatives to get ...

Blog post: Trainee cycle mechanics in London eligible for government funding

photo Cycle Systems is hosting a party to tell industry and individuals about Governement-funded mechanic courses     Prospective cycle mechanics are being invited to an event at Cycle Systems Academy to see how they can now ...

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: Cycle routes under threat as mayor slashes funding

Cycle route funding for London boroughs has been slashed in half undermining the Mayor’s plans to more than treble cycling levels in the capital. The London Cycling Campaign, representing the interests of cyclists, says hundreds of planned c...