Everything tagged with campaigns

Blog post: Why we're calling for a rush hour lorry ban

There’s been a huge amount of support for our End Lorry Danger campaign, which is calling on London’s mayor to get lethal lorries off London’s roads through a rush hour lorry ban, ‘direct vision’ lorries and stronger ...

Blog post: Thousands join LCC's call to End Lorry Danger

Thousands of people have joined LCC's call to End Lorry Danger, with over 1200 leaving passionate comments on the petition to the Mayor of London in the hours after the petition launched, demonstrating clearly how passionately people feel that urg...

Blog post: LCC calls on mayor to save lives by ending lorry danger

One month after 26-year-old Ying Tao was run over and killed by a lorry at Bank junction, London Cycling Campaign is calling for urgent action from the Mayor of London to end lorry danger. The organisation is asking for urgent action in three ar...

Blog post: Driver pleads guilty of death by careless driving - as judge rules court can hear of 'shocking driving history'

Barry Meyer, the driver of the tipper lorry that crushed Alan Neve to death in Holborn in 2013, yesterday pleaded guilty to death by careless driving at Blackfriars Crown Court. His admission yesterday, which came after two years of denial, foll...

Blog post: CS1: Superhighway or superquietway?

Transport for London is currently consulting on its plans for Cycle Superhighway 1 (CS1), which would run from White Hart Lane in Tottenham to Liverpool Street station, forming part of the London-wide network of Cycle Superhighways. There's been ...

Blog post: What's wrong with new Aviva research on London cycle safety

New research by Aviva on cycling in London has highlighted the need for urgent action to create safe space for cycling on London’s streets – but some of its methodologies and messaging are misleading, London Cycling Campaign believes. ...

Blog post: Fourth cyclist of 2015 killed in crash with lorry at Victoria

Photo: Evening Standard A woman in her 30s has died following a collision with a lorry on Victoria Street next to Victoria Palace Theatre. She is the fourth cyclist to have been killed in London this year. From the information available we und...

Blog post: Cycle Safety Shield technology to be rolled out on Ealing lorries

Collision avoidance technology is to be rolled out on Ealing Council’s fleet of Large Goods Vehicles (LGVs), the City of London, Hackney and some council contractors are also implementing these sensors. This is a significant victory for Lo...

Blog post: Lorries without safety equipment "effectively banned" from September

As of the start of September, lorries over 3.5 tonnes must be fitted with side guards and mirrors when the Safer Lorry Scheme comes into force in the capital. The announcement, made by Transport for London and the Mayor's Office, follows a publi...

Blog post: A campaign success - but is TfL's own board a threat to the superhighways?

Tweet // Boris Johnson and TfL have now published their response to the consultation and final plans for the construction of the new East-West and North-South cycle superhighways in London. We’re delighted to see that despite ...

Blog post: Calls for Mayor to reverse decision on watered down plans for Cycle Superhighway 2 before Mayor's Question Time on Wednesday 21 January

LCC's local group in Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets Wheelers, are organising a photo call with Darren Johnson AM and other Assembly members outside City Hall on Wednesday 21 January at 9.15am to demand that the Mayor rethinks his decision to remov...

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,...