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Sadiq’s New Year resolutionsPublished: 1:22pm 2 January 2019

Photo credit: East London Mosque
For many of us, getting in more cycling kilometres this year might be what we’re determined to achieve (and/or a few less trips to the Christmas cheese board).
But what about our Mayor, Sadiq Khan? He has...

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...

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...