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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.
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Thousands join LCC's call to End Lorry DangerPublished: 5:06pm 22 July 2015

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...

LCC calls on mayor to save lives by ending lorry danger Published: 7:02am 22 July 2015

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...

Rediscovering cycling: a Dutch experience of cycling in LondonPublished: 1:11pm 15 July 2015

Helena grew up in Amsterdam and is currently interning with London Cycling Campaign. Having lived in London for almost a year, she has written a blog post about her experience of cycling in London (compared to Amsterdam). We love what she has to...

Cycle Superhighway 5 - Where next?Published: 12:42pm 15 July 2015

 

Video by Westminster Cycling Campaign
A four-metre cycle track has now been completed across Vauxhall Bridge. As the video shows, it can already be used by cyclists in the outbound direction. It cannot yet be used in the inbound directi...

Westminster Quietway plans represent a 1% improvement for cyclingPublished: 5:13pm 8 July 2015

William Street in Westminster - a planned Quietway route, but no plans to reduce parking or through motor traffic
Westminster City Council is currently consulting on its Quietway plans – but disappointingly, the proposals don’t offe...

Best-selling author Kathy Lette champions Space for Cycling T-shirt appeal Published: 3:58pm 8 July 2015

Best-selling author and Camden resident Kathy Lette has joined London Cycling Campaign’s call for safe and inviting space for cycling on our streets.
Kathy, who cycles regularly in London, signed up as a Space for Cycling ambassador after b...

Over 10 000 people support Space for Cycling petitionPublished: 12:46pm 2 July 2015

Our Space for Cycling petition is now closed. Thank you to the thousands of Londoners, 10 207 to be precise, who signed!
You joined us in calling for council leaders in 32 boroughs across Greater London to deliver on their promises to create sa...

Space for Cycling success! Camden to trial 'cycle street'Published: 4:48pm 1 July 2015

London Cycling Campaign, Camden Cycling Campaign and others have welcomed the news that Camden Council has signed off a trial which will double the space for cycling on Tavistock Place. Camden Cycling Campaign's article explains the plans in more ...

‘Lawless’ lorry driver company loses licencePublished: 1:28pm 29 June 2015

LCC has welcomed the Traffic Commissioner’s decision to revoke the licence of the company that hired Barry Meyer, the driver who hit and killed Alan Neve in Holborn in 2013. LCC wrote to the Traffic Commissioner to ask that the company's O...

Improved Kingston mini-Holland plans get a green lightPublished: 12:26pm 29 June 2015

Councillors at the Royal Borough of Kingston have approved revised plans for Portsmouth Road, part of the borough's £30m mini-Holland funding, now branded as 'go cycle'.

Campaigners have welcomed the approval of the scheme, which are a co...

London's Transport Commissioner to head up Network Rail Published: 11:58am 25 June 2015

Sir Peter Hendy, London’s Transport Commissioner,(third from left)  is moving to head up Network Rail as its chair. LCC thanks Sir Peter for his support for cycling and for his determination to reduce the danger from HGVs in particula...

LCC Storify showing Bank protest Published: 12:49pm 24 June 2015

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Hundreds of cyclists join protest at fatal Bank crossroadsPublished: 10:53am 24 June 2015

 
Hundreds of cyclists gathered at Bank junction in the City of London this morning to pay tribute to Ying Tao, the 26 year old cyclist killed by a tipper truck at the junction on Monday, and Clifton James, the cyclist killed in Harrow on Su...