Everything tagged with london

Blog post: Interview: Ben Plowden, TfL's Director of Surface Strategy and Planning

Ann Kenrick, chair of LCC’s Board, talks to TfL’s director of Strategy & Planning (Surface Transport) about cycling in the capital and the role of campaigners...  Tell us about your childhood — did you grow up in London...

Blog post: Meet the Cycling Services team!

Who: Cycling Services Team What: Workshops, mechanics, pop-up cycle cafes and safety talks for landowners, corporates, unis & colleges, local government and community groups Contact: cyclingprojects@lcc.org.uk or call our...

Discussion: Raise Your Issues

Question -  I’m an industrial designer who has recently taken a contract to actively make cycling considerably easier & safer in London in the near future.  1) My question to you is what YOU consider to be the most dangerous ...

Discussion: Raise Your Issues

Question -  I’m an industrial designer who has recently taken a contract to actively make cycling considerably easier & safer in London in the near future. 1) My question to you is what YOU consider to be the most dangerous and fr...

Blog post: Campaign: New Standard Bearers

This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of London Cyclist What have design standards ever done for you? Tom Bogdanowicz and Charlie Lloyd look at the first post-Go Dutch version of the London Cycle Design Standards Wh...

Blog post: Route: Cycle Cafe Culture

This article was originally published in the June 2014 edition of London Cyclist   Join John Kitchiner on a cruise around some of London’s cycle cafes — just go easy on the caffeine! To complement our feature on the latest cy...

Blog post: Get on your bike for Cycle To Work Day

Following its successful debut in 2013, Cycle To Work Day returns on Thursday 4th September. Last year, tens of thousands of people took to their bikes to celebrate cycling and making a pledge to ride miles all in the name of the day. Whilst there...

Blog post: Everyone Bikes - A new bike shop with a focus on females

Everyone Bikes is a new cycling shop that caters for all but has a female focus. Here's their story ...   This new cycle shop has just opened on Northcote Rd, SW11, and is a new kind of cycle shop that puts women at the forefront and aim...

Blog post: Go Dutch goes East

LCC campaigners Charlie Lloyd and Mike Cavenett cast their critical eyes over the newly-built extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford. 2m-wide cycle lanes protected by kerbs provide a safer and more comfortable experience than d...

Blog post: 2014 Campaign - Space for Cycling

Our Space for Cycling local election campaign is all about local issues. So how do you go about identifying problems in your neighbourhood? We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organi...

Blog post: 'BikeGrid' in Zone 1 could transform public spaces

Back in 2009, LCC published plans for a Zone 1 BikeGrid, a badly needed cycle network  for central London which could be implemented quickly and at relatively low cost. Here's the article as originally published in March 2009. In March 2013, ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign condemns victim-blaming after sixth London cycling death in two weeks

The London Cycling Campaign has condemned the widespread victim-blaming after the sixth London cycling death in two weeks, after Mayor Boris Johnson used the issue of cyclists wearing headphones to deflect attention away from his inaction on junct...

Blog post: Bouquets by Bicycle

  There’s nothing quite like the surprise of receiving a lovely bunch of flowers, and what would make that even better? Well, it being hand-delivered to you on a bicycle, of course! Petalon does just that. Based in London, this compa...

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: Bicycle-inspired art for the bank holiday weekend

International art show, ARTCRANK, returns to London this weekend with bicycle-inspired art, created by a crop of talented homegrown artists. The fourth annual show in the capital, this "poster party for bike people" takes place on Saturday 24 Au...