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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...

Cyclist fatality involving tipper truck at BankPublished: 10:25am 22 June 2015

 
A second cyclist has been killed in a collision less than 24 hours after a man was killed in a crash involving a car in Harrow. Hit by a tipper truck at Bank, the female victim was treated at the scene but died of her injuries. London Cy...

Cyclist fatality after midnight crash on Harrow rat-run roadPublished: 8:27am 22 June 2015

 
London Cycling Campaign is very saddened to hear the news of a cyclist's death in the early hours of Sunday morning, 21st June.  Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
 
Press reports say that the cyclist, a man in his 5...

Islington Cyclists launch petition to ensure Quietway route is safe for cyclingPublished: 1:27pm 16 June 2015

Our local group in Islington; Islington Cyclists Action Group, have launched a petition calling on the local council to restrict through traffic on a planned Quietway running north to south through the Inner London borough from Finsbury Par...

Old Street plans not good enough to create safe #space4cyclingPublished: 11:04am 15 June 2015

Transport for London has published its report in response to the consultation on Old Street - but LCC is concerned the plans aren't going to provide the safe space for cycling (or walking) that this location needs.
Old Street roundabout should ...

Near Miss project finds women bear the brunt of bad driving and harassmentPublished: 5:59am 12 June 2015

The Near Miss project, led by LCC trustee Rachel Aldred, has found that female cyclists are almost twice as likely as their male counterparts to be subject to harassment or bad driving. 
The study involved more than 1500 cyclists completin...

Partial success for CS1 plansPublished: 2:51pm 10 June 2015

Transport for London has published its response to the consultation on Cycle Superhighway 1, which is due to run from White Hart Lane in Tottenham to Liverpool Street station.

TfL consulted on plans for the route back in February, with propos...

New technology for cyclists at traffic signals welcomePublished: 8:21am 8 June 2015

Transport for London is trialling a new technology to detect the volumes of cyclists at traffic signals – news which we've welcomed as long overdue. The new technology, which is being trialled along Cycle Superhighway 3 on Cable Street, wi...

Fall in serious injury and fatal casualties welcome, but more must be done to create safe space for cyclingPublished: 10:18am 4 June 2015

The Mayor's Office has released figures which show that fall in the serious and fatal casualty rate for people on bikes in London from 2013 to 2014. The figures also show cycling at a 'record high'.
The rate of serious or fatal casualty per cyc...