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Garden Bridge plans must include provision for cycling, say LCCPublished: 10:46am 11 November 2014

A decision is due to be made tonight by Lambeth Council’s planning committee on whether to give planning permission for the planned £150m Garden Bridge, which would span the river between Temple and the South Bank.
Currently, the pr...

Superhighways consultation gets one of the 'highest responses ever' - and 80% supportivePublished: 11:46am 10 November 2014

Transport for London's consultations on the North-South and East-West cycle superhighway plans closed yesterday (Sunday 9th November) with one of the 'highest responses ever'. Over 14,000 people responded to the consultations, with 80% of respon...

2014 Community Cycling Fund for London grants awardedPublished: 10:25am 23 October 2014

The Community Cycling Fund for London has awarded 16 grants to a broad range of community projects around London. The grants will be used to encourage cycling amongst infrequent or new cyclists – especially those traditionally under-represen...

Fatal junction proves the need for Superhighways and Space for CyclingPublished: 2:17am 23 October 2014

 
Two cyclists have died in just six months close to the very heart of London on Ludgate Circus, at the end of Fleet Street. Both deaths were the result of being run over by 32 ton waste container lorries typically used in the construction i...

London Cycling Campaign says new cycle superhighways essential to keep London movingPublished: 4:17pm 25 September 2014

Transport for London’s publication today of impact reports for the East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways show that fears of London grinding to a halt are unfounded. LCC Chief Executive Ashok Sinha said:
“There will be a 40% ...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes new cycling design standards, but enforcement is keyPublished: 1:44pm 13 June 2014

 
Finally after years of waiting the London Cycling Design Standards have been published. This is Transport for London's guide for making our streets better for people on bikes.
London Cycling Campaign Chief Executive Ashok Sinha responde...

LCC calls on Mayor to fast-track removal of Vauxhall roundabout after another London cyclist is killedPublished: 10:51am 2 June 2014

After another cycling fatality in the capital, the London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Mayor to fast-track the removal of the Vauxhall one-way system, redesigning the area to make it safe for cycling and walking.
A 52-year-old man died th...

800 councillors backed Space for Cycling, and 14 councils have majority of councillors supporting our campaignPublished: 4:34pm 29 May 2014

Last week, on local election day, the London Cycling Campaign celebrated gaining support for Space for Cycling from half of London’s local election candidates.
This week, after analysing the election results, we’re celebrating the f...

Traffic police must recognise ‘carelessness is a crime’ in order to successfully tackle cycling injuries and deathPublished: 1:56pm 27 May 2014

The London Cycling Campaign welcomes the figures announced today showing a drop in the yearly rate of cyclists killed or seriously injured in collisions, but says traffic police need to recognise that carelessness is a crime, and this must be ta...

Campaigners celebrate as half London's council election candidates back local Space for CyclingPublished: 4:42pm 22 May 2014

As voters went to the polls today, the London Cycling Campaign was celebrating gaining the support of half of London's council election candidates for its call for Space for Cycling in local streets.
3370 candidates (from 6776) have committed t...

A third of council election candidates now backing local Space for Cycling improvementsPublished: 12:39pm 16 May 2014

 
Over a third of London's local election candidates (34% or 2555 individuals) are backing the London Cycling Campaign's call for Space for Cycling in their neighbourhood, with major support from the four largest parties.
In Hackney, 99% of...

Thousands expected at 'Big Ride' on Sat 17 May demanding streets that are safe and inviting for cyclingPublished: 11:14am 15 May 2014

Thousands of people on bicycles are expected to take part in the London Cycling Campaign "Space for Cycling Big Ride" in central London on Saturday 17 May 2014, telling politicians that Londoners demand streets that are safe and inviting for every...

LCC's Space for Cycling campaign uses local expertise to lobby thousands of council election candidates for 629 ward-specific cycling improvementPublished: 6:42am 7 April 2014

For the first time in London’s political history, a campaign group is aiming to lobby 6000 local election candidates to support one of 629 ward-specific improvements that would make streets safer and more inviting for everyone to cycle.
In ...

LCC says mini-Hollands will be a success if they deliver "safe and inviting streets where anyone can cycle"Published: 12:20pm 10 March 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the announcement that three boroughs – Enfield, Kingston and Waltham Forest – will each receive £30 million to build substantial cycling facilities in their town centres as part of the m...

London Cycling Campaign welcomes Automobile Association highlighting the importance of safe driving in making cycling safePublished: 5:10pm 6 March 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the Automobile Association’s Think Bike campaign, which highlights how important careful and responsible driving is in making cycling safer.
The AA will distribute a million stickers for motorists ...