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London Cycling Campaign says new cycle superhighways essential to keep London movingPublished: 04:17pm 25 Sep 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: 01:44pm 13 Jun 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 02 Jun 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: 04:34pm 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: 01:56pm 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: 04:42pm 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: 06:42am 07 Apr 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 Mar 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: 05:10pm 06 Mar 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 ...

We support cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights but remind Mayor they alone can't make Bow roundabout safePublished: 10:20am 27 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign has restated our support for the use of cyclist-specific low-level traffic lights (a Dutch example is pictured above), but has reminded the Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London that use of these lights alone c...

LCC local group meetings to decide our Space for Cycling local election campaign demandsPublished: 04:14pm 23 Jan 2014

Space for Cycling -2014 Local Elections Campaign

We’re planning for 2014 to be a milestone year for the London Cycling Campaign. We’re organising a hugely ambitious campaign to put safe space for cycling on the agenda of thousands o...

London Cycling Campaign calls for government and private sector to make 'direct vision' lorries standard on city streetsPublished: 04:06pm 03 Jan 2014

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on government and the private sector to do everything in their power to make direct vision lorries the only type of lorry in urban streets.
These lorries - such as the Mercedes Econic model (pictured above...

LCC welcomes Central London Grid but emphasises need for safe and convenient junctions and high-quality routes that cater for all cycling abilitiesPublished: 01:11pm 19 Dec 2013

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed Mayor Boris Johnson's draft proposal for a Central London Grid, but has warned that to be effective the routes must provide safe and convenient passage through junctions, along with cycling conditions thr...