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Archives for November 2018

Local Group News: December 2018Published: 1:01pm 26 November 2018

London Cycling Campaign has a network of over 30 Local Groups across London, one per borough.
Find out what they've been up to in their latest Newsletters.
If you're an LCC member, you'll receive your borough Newsletter in your la...

Police target your close-passing hot spotsPublished: 1:30pm 22 November 2018

In a London-wide enforcement campaign the Metropolitan Police are targeting locations where dangerous close passing has been experienced by London bike riders and marked on LCC’s Stay Wider of the Rider map.
A humorous video below the map...

Government backs London construction lorry safety standard in new cycling and walking safety announcementPublished: 11:40am 22 November 2018

Government backs London construction lorry safety standard in new cycling and walking safety announcement
In a short sentence that’s easy to overlook the Government’s Cycling and Walking Safety Review response gives strong backing to ...

Healthy streets make for healthy businesses – new data hub launchedPublished: 12:40pm 16 November 2018

Healthy streets make for healthy businesses – new data hub launched
A new Transport for London 'data hub' reveals the scale of benefits for the local economy of schemes that improve conditions for walking and cycling.
Far from harming...

What to look for in a borough Transport Strategy/LIPPublished: 2:35pm 12 November 2018

 
Councils will be working hard now to make sure that their “Local Implementation Plans” (or LIPs) are up to scratch. They are the main way boroughs get funding from Transport for London (TfL) outside of specific funding p...

Bicycle Film Festival comes to London this NovemberPublished: 3:42pm 8 November 2018

Back with exciting line-up of shorts and feature films from around the world along with a host of supporting events and parties, the Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) returns to London 22-25 November. 
As the official charity partner of the fest...

Westminster’s business as usual approach is failing Oxford Street, and the wider areaPublished: 12:34pm 6 November 2018

London Cycling Campaign is frustrated and disappointed that Westminster Council’s proposals for Oxford Street fail to demonstrate any conviction to truly transform the world famous shopping district for the better.
Commenting on the propo...

Government hard on cycling offences, soft on dangerous driving Published: 2:55pm 2 November 2018

 
Motor vehicles account for almost all of the 1,700 road deaths in the UK each year. In London, hit and run incidents are on the rise. The Government promised to update driving offences and improve road justice back in 2014, but four years ...