Everything tagged with go dutch

Blog post: UPDATED: Johnson and Paddick manifestos likely to fail cycling, while Jones and Livingstone promise much more

Boris Johnson's and Brian Paddick's manifesto promises fail to meet the needs of cyclists, according to detailed analysis (see link below) of all the leading candidates’ manifestos by the London Cycling Campaign. Johnson comes last in eve...

Blog post: Local campaigners celebrate new riverside walking and cycling route avoiding Wandsworth Bridge

After years of campaigning by local groups, including Wandsworth Cycling Campaign (WCC), an east-west walking and cycling link has been installed under Wandsworth Bridge. The link provides valuable separation of cycling and walking traffic...

Event: Holland House, Trafalgar Square

Holland House is a FREE annual celebration of Dutch-ness taking place in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 14 April.  LCC will be there promoting our Love London, Go Dutch campaign, calling for streets that are as safe and inviting for cycling ...

Event: Waltham Forest Council Cycling Event

Come to the Walthamstow Arcade site for a cycling event featuring advice, information and participation, including Bike Polo. The Waltham Forest cycling Camapign will have a stall where we collect signatures for the Love London, Go Dutch campaign...

Blog post: Safe bike lanes and junctions will persuade us to cycle more, say the majority of Londoners

The next Mayor of London must prioritise safe and convenient bike lanes and make junctions and roundabouts less dangerous if they want to encourage more cycling, according to a YouGov survey published today. The survey, which suggests over half...

Discussion: Euston Circus proposals

TfL have recently posted details of a consultation on their proposals for Euston Circus. They are here:https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/streets/euston-circus/ This page contains a form for the public to send feedback and also links to the consult...

Blog post: Do you have 10 mins for our 'Go Dutch' photoshoot on Saturday 21 January in central London?

As part of the preparations for our Go Dutch campaign, we're looking for volunteers to have their photo taken by a professional snapper at our office near London Bridge this Saturday. NB, NEW DATE: 1-4pm, Saturday 21 January 2012 LOCATION: Lo...

Event: LCC DRINKS

Join us for our monthly LCC drinks at The Horseshoe, 26 Melior Street, SE1 3QP. Come along, meet the team and chat about anything cycling. RSVP or just turn up on the day

Blog post: Kings Cross Xmas vigil will ask: "Why are London cyclists at least twice as likely to suffer fatal crashes as the Dutch?"

From 6pm on Tuesday 20 December 2011 cyclists, pedestrians, and friends and family of recent crash victims will gather outside King's Cross station for a Xmas vigil to remember loved ones and highlight the unacceptable death toll on the capital&...

Blog post: Westfield Stratford shopping centre still in line for worst bike lanes in London prize

Westfield Stratford came in for a lot of stick for the sheer awfulness of its bike lanes earlier this year, and it doesn't look like its latest solution will enhance its reputation. Rather than embracing the principles of Go Dutch (equality, co...

Blog post: Have you got the energy and initiative to be a Go Dutch cycling champion?

Do you love cycling? Do you live in London? Do you want to help improve our city for cycling? Do you have some spare time between now and May 2012? Become a Go Dutch champion We're looking for people with energy and initiative to be champio...

Blog post: Mayor of London denies junction improvements are key to increasing cyclist safety

Today London's Mayor Boris Johnson questioned the wisdom of redesigning the city's worst junctions, despite two recent cyclist fatalities at junctions where campaigners had warned of road danger.  We wrote to TfL in February 2011 to highli...

Blog post: We set out the key principles for our Go Dutch campaign for best-practice street design

Earlier this week, in the Guardian Bike Blog, journalist Matthew Wright made several incorrect assumptions about our 'Go Dutch' campaign. We're pleased the media are so interested in our campaign (it doesn't launch officially until January), bu...

Discussion: Tell Boris what you think

Tell Boris what you think is a Survey Monkey site set up to both promote Boris Johnson's bid for a second term in office and to find out what the public want from him. I have answered the questions with very much the embryonic LCC "Go Dutch" camp...

Discussion: Where in London do you feel safe riding a bike with children?

At Mayor's Question Time recently Boris Johnson was told of a family who'd complained of difficulties getting from their home to one of his carfree Skyride events because the roads weren't at all inviting. The Mayor responded by saying that famil...