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LCC campaigners ride with a 'direct vision' lorry to end lorry dangerPublished: 3:06pm 1 September 2015

On the day of the Safer Lorry scheme launch, LCC campaigners went for a ride with a 'direct vision' lorry to demonstrate the improved visibility of cyclists that these vehicles offer. 
Our day started off at Marble Arch for Transport for Lon...

Mayor responds to LCC's calls to end lorry danger through Safer Lorry scheme plansPublished: 6:56am 1 September 2015

LCC is calling for the adoption of direct vision lorries, like the above, which give drivers a much clearer view of cyclists and pedestrians near their vehicle than conventional cabs. The Safer Lorry scheme contains no requirements for frei...

TfL launches new 'hold the left' junction on Cycle Superhighway 2Published: 4:10pm 25 August 2015

Transport for London today unveiled its new 'Hold the left' junction on Cycle Superhighway 2, where the cycle route along Whitechapel Rd meets Cambridge Heath Rd.
We've welcomed the ambition to upgrade Cycle Superhighway 2. It's a notoriously dan...

We're royally chuffed! Cycle superhighway to continue safely past Buckingham PalacePublished: 5:18pm 24 August 2015

We're delighted that an agreement has finally been reached that - subject to consultation - the East-West cycle superhighway will continue safely past Buckingham Palace when it's completed next spring. New plans have been unveiled which show seg...

Plans unveiled for space for cycling across Camden TownPublished: 4:56pm 24 August 2015

Camden Council has unveiled plans for an important new two-way east-west cycle route across Camden Town. It will run from St Pancras Way along Pratt Street, across Royal College Street to Camden High Street, where a two-way cycle crossing will be ...

Chaos on Cycle Superhighway CS3Published: 2:52pm 19 August 2015

For years the CS3 Cable Street route has been notorious for random closures for all sorts of street works. Sections of it seem to be dug up every other month. Sometimes lorries park all over it to deliver motor cars or pick up rubbish.
Now Transp...

CAMPAIGN SUCCESS! Cycle Superhighway begins to take shape on the EmbankmentPublished: 10:11am 18 August 2015

We're delighted to see the new East-West Cycle superhighway beginning to take shape along the Embankment, where cyclists are already making good use of the near-finished stretch leading up to Westminster Bridge. The route will provide a fully segr...

Roberts Cycles Published: 9:29pm 17 August 2015

 
This article is reproduced, (with minor changes), from The Boneshaker magazine (August 2015 issue) - the journal of the Veteran Cycling Club. Archive copies of this, and other articles on cycling history are available to VCC members at the...

Stray golf balls and unexploded bombs....counter arguments to a proposed cycle lanePublished: 10:48am 17 August 2015

 
Plans for a new traffic-free cycle route from New Malden to Raynes Park are under fire from local residents who are using some interesting counter-arguments to fight against the scheme: ‘illegal habitation’, &l...

Have your say on Camberwell Green Plans!Published: 1:46pm 13 August 2015

Southwark Council propose expensive and disruptive alterations to the Camberwell Green junction and area. The plans do not provide safe space for cycling. Our local group, Southwark Cyclists have thoroughly examined their proposal with expert advi...

Lessons from Amsterdam: Cycling in the fish bowlPublished: 3:02pm 11 August 2015

Amsterdam has just hosted the first summer school dedicated to ‘Planning the Cycling City’. Cosmin Popan was one of the 30 students from 16 countries that enrolled in the three week programme. The ambition of the programme was to ...

My Ride London 100 experiencePublished: 12:13pm 5 August 2015

On Sunday 2nd August, our Activism Coordinator Amy completed the Ride London – Surrey 100, riding as part of Team LCC to help raise valuable funds to support our work campaigning for safer cycling in the capital. At the time of writing ...

Tube strike tomorrow: get on your bike!Published: 11:51am 5 August 2015

Don’t get caught up in the tube strike mayhem tomorrow – keep your cool and simply cycle to work instead.

Tube strikes generally cause commuter meltdown and tomorrow - Thursday August 6 -  will be no different. Changes and canc...

The case of the missing space for cycling: Cycling Commissioner says he is not supportive of the Baker Street scheme Published: 9:34am 28 July 2015

Westminster City Council’s consultation on returning Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two-way motor traffic comes to a close this week. Not much has been said about the plans during the consultation. It’s possible that Westminster ...

TAKE ACTION to ensure safe space for cycling on Baker StreetPublished: 11:06am 27 July 2015

Westminster City Council is consulting on its biggest ever project to remove a one-way system on Baker Street and Gloucester Place. Whilst the plans, in principle, sound good, we have major concerns about the lack of safe space for cycling.
Ple...