Everything tagged with campaigns

Blog post: London's first Quietways to open in May 2015

The Mayor and Transport for London have confirmed that London's first Quietways will open in May 2015. Sustrans has been awarded the contract to help deliver the first Quietways, which it is hoped will give cyclists a direct, pleasant, back...

Blog post: Are Cycle Superhighways good for London? A Centre for London debate

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Blog post: Campaigners share knowledge on political, policy and technical issues at the CTC-Cyclenation conference

We were pleased to host the CTC-Cyclenation conference on 22 November at Lambeth Town Hall - thanks to everyone who came along, and to our speakers and workshop presenters. Cyclenation have published a write up of the event, including links to pre...

Blog post: Not dying is a low bar. Aim for happy cycling.

This is a guest blog post by Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster, LCC Board member and Chair of the Elected Policy Forum. Here she writes about the Near Miss Project, which she set up to research,...

Blog post: Superhighways consultation gets one of the 'highest responses ever' - and 80% supportive

Transport for London's consultations on the North-South and East-West cycle superhighway plans closed yesterday (Sunday 9th November) with one of the 'highest responses ever'. Over 14,000 people responded to the consultations, with 80% of respon...

Blog post: One year on from Boris’s promise: CS2 upgrade and new cycle superhighways must be implemented without delay

A year ago today, the Mayor of London made a promise during the opening of the extension to Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow to Stratford: that Cycle Superhighway 2 would be overhauled, with cyclists physically separated from vehicles. The announceme...

Blog post: Will Cycle Superhighways solve congestion problems?

Despite the anonymous scaremongering reported in the press and coming from some businesses opposed to the Cycling Superhighway projects in London there is a real chance that better cycling infrastructure can be part of the solution to motor vehi...

Blog post: LCC says TfL board member’s conflict of interest on superhighways must end

London Cycling Campaign is calling for a Transport for London board member to step aside from discussions on the new cycle superhighways scheme due to a clear conflict of interest. Peter Anderson, Finance Director of Canary Wharf Group PLC &ndash...

Blog post: Stand up for space for cycling: tell TfL why you support the new Cycle Superhighways plans

Take action now: show your support for the new cycle superhighways Earlier this month, Transport for London unveiled its impressive designs for two new cycle superhighways in central London. And we think they're good. Not perfect, but a ma...

Blog post: Why I became a member of LCC

We’re giving our members the opportunity to tell the world why they joined LCC. First up is new member, Sally Hearn, from Peckham. If you’d like to share your story about joining LCC too, please email info@lcc.org.uk with ‘W...

Blog post: Now's the time to put yourself forward to become part of the London Cycling Campaign leadership team

The London Cycling Campaign has five trustee positions up for grabs for suitably passionate and skilled volunteers. All candidates must have a strong drive to turn London into a city that's safe and inviting for everyone to cycle - this is the ...

Blog post: Ashok Sinha explains why London cyclists should be keeping an eye on George Osborne later this month

As well as welcoming readers to the new London Cyclist Monthly e-newsletter, LCC chief executive Ashok Sinha also explains why it's now more important than ever to keep cycling at the top of the political agenda. 

Question: what have 40,000 Lond...

Discussion: See us on Flickr

We've got a load of pics on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kingstoncyclingcampaign/ - mainly from our day trips and SkyRides but there are also pics of our campaign activites, Dr Bike events, bike maintenance classes&n...

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...

Discussion: Signing road hazards

Has anyone experience of putting up signs in the public realm (lamposts etc) advising of, say, hazards to road users?