Everything tagged with aldgate

Blog post: Holborn protest ride attracts 2500 Londoners calling on the Mayor to provide safe space for cycling

A crowd estimated at 2500 people, significantly larger than the one that assembled last Friday in Aldgate, came together on Tuesday evening to take part in the latest LCC protest ride in central London. Hundreds of the protestors wore placards,...

Blog post: LCC organises second protest ride after third cyclist killed in three weeks on street without dedicated space for cycling

On the morning of Monday 15 July 2013 another Londoner was killed under the wheels of a lorry in a street that provides no dedicated space for cycling. (photo: James Robertson) We send our deepest sympathy to family and friends of the latest vi...

Blog post: 1500 protestors tell Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling needs dedicated space to make Londoners safe

A vocal but good-natured crowd of around 1500 Londoners rode the route from Tower Hill to Aldgate to tell Mayor Boris Johnson that cycling on Cycle Superhighway 2, and other dangerous roads in London, needs dedicated space to be safe. (mor...

Blog post: Join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride this Friday calling for clear space for cycling on our streets

At 6pm on Friday 12 July, all Londoners are invited to join the London Cycling Campaign protest ride from Tower Hill to Aldgate calling on the Mayor to provide dedicated space for cycling across the capital. Protest ride details Meet 6pm for...

Blog post: Woman on Cycle Hire bike killed in lorry crash at Aldgate East during evening rush hour

London's cyclists have been horrified by the death of young woman in a lorry crash while cycling along Aldgate during Friday evening rush hour. Our condolences go out to the friends and family of this latest victim, named as 20-year-old French ...

Blog post: Removal of Aldgate one-way system welcomed but condemnation for lack of safe cycling facilities

View Larger Map The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed plans to remove the one-way system around Aldgate tube station, but we’re calling for much greater protection for cyclists throughout the scheme. There’s strong concern over ho...

Blog post: Wandsworth and Bow Superhighways fall short of mayoral ambitions for London cycling

London’s two newest Cycle Superhighways, 2 and 8, are being launched this week. It's disappointing that both will stop short of their original planned destinations. In both cases local authorities, Newham and Westminster, appear to be the ...