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No zero star lorries on TfL contracts from October 2019Published: 4:38pm 21 December 2018

No zero star lorries on TfL contracts from October 2019 (photo courtesy Dennis-Eagle) 
Lorry operators working on Transport for London or Greater London Authority contracts will have to use vehicles meeting, or exceeding, the new TfL direct ...

TfL’s rubbish Edgware Road scheme is dangerous for cyclists and pedestriansPublished: 1:05pm 21 December 2018

TfL are consulting on improvements at five dangerous junctions along Edgware Road. Some of the proposals, such as a 20 mph speed limit and new pedestrian crossings, are good. But the plan doesn’t go nearly far enough to improve safety for pe...

Cycling wrapping paper Published: 4:00pm 20 December 2018

Cycling Wrapping Paper
If you’ve chosen the perfect gift for a cyclist (LCC membership perhaps??) you surely need the perfect wrapping paper. Thames & Hudson publishers have ingeniously packaged  12 different sheets of hip paper de...

2018 SuccessesPublished: 4:42pm 17 December 2018

While there's ongoing frustration at the changes to London's dangerous junctions, Tom Bogdanowicz looks back at some of the year's big campaign wins...
It's been a tumultuous year for cycling improvements in the capital. Despite hold-ups on Cycle...

Sadiq launches Cycling Action PlanPublished: 2:33pm 17 December 2018

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched his long-awaited Action Plan on how he proposes to make London a “byword for cycling”. While the document doesn’t explicitly reference Khan’s commitment to triple the extent of prot...

Great news! Cycle Superhighway 4 takes a big step closerPublished: 5:11pm 13 December 2018

The Mayor of London has announced that Cycle Superhighway 4 (CS4) will move into construction next year.
The proposals for CS4 will see protected space for cycling stretching from Tower Bridge to the outskirts of Greenwich. The plans received o...

Mayor says Westminster’s Oxford Street plans will leave street “one of the most dangerous in London”Published: 4:56pm 13 December 2018

City Hall have responded to Westminster Councils new plans for the Oxford Street district, and we are pleased to see that the Mayor’s response echoes our own assessment of the proposals.
The Mayor says that they lack ambition, and by fail...