Everything tagged with vigil

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign supports Action on Lorry Danger vigil outside City Hall

The London Cycling Campaign has joined with RoadPeace, Living Streets, CTC and British Cycling in supporting a vigil to remember cyclists and pedestrians killed by lorries on our streets. Bereaved families, campaigners and the concerned gathere...

Blog post: Mother and friends of cyclist killed at Dalston Junction will walk his last route one year later

Christine, mother of Dan Cox who died after being struck by an HGV in Dalston, will remember the tragedy by walking her son's last cycle route on Thursday 2 February 2012, exactly one year after he died. She'll be setting off at 4.30pm from 54 ...

Blog post: Xmas Vigil at Kings Cross is stark reminder that London's streets must be safe for everyone

A crowd of around 200 concerned Londoners took part in the Xmas Vigil at King's Cross to remember all those who've died on the capital's roads in 2011. Candles were laid out in the shape of a bicycle, and the names of the 16 cyclists killed t...

Blog post: Family, friends and supporters pay tribute to cyclist Ellie Carey killed on Tower Bridge Rd

Family, friends, local residents, politicians, campaigners and concerned Londoners gathered near the place on Tower Bridge Road where cyclist Ellie Carey was struck by a lorry on Friday 2 December 2011. The crowd observed a minute's silence in ...

Blog post: Hundreds turn out for Bow vigil but Transport for London fails to commit to improving safety

On Friday 18 November 2011 a large crowd of wellwishers joined friends and relatives to pay their respects at a candlelit vigil in honour of the two cyclists who died recently at Bow roundabout. A ghost bike was installed on the northern side o...

Blog post: Mayor must explain why consultants’ recommendations to make Bow roundabout safer were rejected

Transport for London received clear advice from Jacobs Consultancy that Bow roundabout must be made safer for cycling more than a year before the two recent deaths took place at the junction. The recommendations, contained in a Cycle Superhighw...