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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...

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 ...

Lorries with fewer blind spots start to multiplyPublished: 3:53pm 31 October 2018

 

Dennis Eagle Elite tractor unit 
Lorries with far fewer blind spots start to multiply
The gold safety standard for urban construction vehicles is the lorry with minimal  spots – rated five stars according to Transport f...

Government gets behind #StayWider campaignPublished: 4:45pm 19 October 2018

A big thanks to the thousands of you who have signed our Stay Wider of the Rider petition and placed pins on the map at hazardous locations. The results we're now seeing make the time spent well worthwhile!
Jesse Norman, the Minister for Transp...

Campaigner Awards Winners 2018Published: 1:46pm 19 October 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended LCC’s 2018 AGM on Thursday 18th October. One of the highlights of the evening was our Campaigner Awards – an opportunity for us to recognise all the hard work put in by our brilliant campaigners ove...

Westminster’s Oxford Street area plan too weakPublished: 12:06pm 19 October 2018

After rejecting Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street, Westminster Council pledged to present plans later this year, stating that “doing nothing to improve the area is not an option”. 
On Wednesday, they...

Don’t weaken planned vehicle safety measures – say leading academics and safety experts.Published: 10:56am 18 October 2018

Don’t weaken planned vehicle safety measures – say leading academics and safety experts.
Leading road danger reduction and safety organisations and academics have written to key committees of the European Parliament and to national de...