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Archives for June 2017

Mayor launches new Transport Strategy – LCC’s initial takePublished: 4:19pm 23 June 2017

The Mayor has announced a new Transport Strategy, covering up to 2041 and even beyond on some pledges. It’s out for public consultation until 2 October, and we’re keen for you to feed into our Cyclescape thread. We’ll then asse...

Pollution - ‘doctors must act’ call, after new report.Published: 4:59pm 22 June 2017

Pollution – ‘doctors must act’ call, after new report.
This week’s British Medical Journal, the mouthpiece of doctors in the UK, is urging doctors to campaign on air pollution and to lead by example “using cars les...

Bank Junction scheme gets thumbs up Published: 4:40pm 22 June 2017

The road scheme to make Bank junction safer by restricting it to buses and bikes from 7am to 7pm has smoothly passed its first hurdle: a one month review demanded by opponents, notably taxi driver representatives.
The City of London Court of Co...

Sunshine delivered for Bike Week by cargo bike Published: 4:31pm 16 June 2017

We like to think that it was LCC's smart new cargo bike that delivered the sunshine for Bike Week. Thousands of people turned up for events, rides and Dr Bikes around the capital organised by LCC local groups and other organisations.
The new LC...

Strategic Cycling Analysis – the future of London cycling, mappedPublished: 11:43am 15 June 2017

TfL’s Strategic Cycling Analysis (SCA) could be just about the biggest thing to happen for cycling in London in some time. It’s almost certain to be the biggest thing in terms of campaigning for cycling.
What is it?
The SCA is a bi...

What’s going on with the barriers on London’s bridges?Published: 2:05pm 14 June 2017

In just under one week, barriers have appeared on seven bridges in central London. They have been installed in response to the horrific attack at London Bridge on 3 June, with the intention of foiling similar attacks in the future.
Many people ...

Take action: Last chance to make Oxford Street amazingPublished: 3:55pm 13 June 2017

TfL's consultation on plans to transform Oxford Street from the polluted, congested, collision-heavy horror it is now into something amazing closes Sunday 18 June.
So, if like the Mayor of London, Living Streets and London Cycling Campaign you ...

Take action: Demand the Government takes action on air qualityPublished: 1:47pm 7 June 2017

The UK’s air is filthy - excessive levels of air pollution is damaging our health and our environment. In London alone it is responsible for the equivalent of 9,500 premature deaths a year.
Air pollution levels in London and the UK are ab...

Local Group News: June 2017Published: 11:22am 7 June 2017

 
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 ...