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Gearing up for European Mobility WeekPublished: 11:00pm 5 September 2006

European Mobility Week will be taking place from 16th to 22nd September this year, with cities across Europe celebrating forms of sustainable mobility. Friday 22nd September will be the annual International Car Free Day and in London, Monday 18th ...

Tour of Britain and BikeFest successPublished: 11:00pm 3 September 2006

Congratulations to our own Roger Hammond and Mark Cavendish, who finished second and third respectively in the final stage of the Tour of Britain on Sunday 3rd September. Both achieved the same time as the stage winner, the Belgian Tom Boonen. And...

Ignorant Cyclists! Ignorant Lorry Drivers!Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone has launched a road safety campaign aimed at Commercial Goods Vehicles and cyclists. In partnership with LCC and the Freight Transport Association, the key message of the campaign is  to think about the dangers and be safe.Ma...

Win one of 20 tickets to Cycle 2002 Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

What’s Cycle 2002?Cycle 2002 is a new exhibition taking place at the Business Design Centre, London; Friday 27-Sunday 29 September, 10am-6pm (except Sunday 10am-4pm).The show will feature all the current and "soon-to-be-available" develo...

European directive to make drivers pay Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the European Commission proposals to make drivers responsible for collisions. Under the proposals there will be a presumption that large vehicles are responsible for collisions with smaller and the onus will be the...

Capitalise on the 23% Boom in London Cycling Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The London Cycling Campaign (LCC) welcomes Transport for London figures (released 22 July 2004)  which show a record 23% increase in cycling in London over the past year.  We believe this is the sharpest one year increase in cycle use ever recorde...

Police catch moped muggers Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Following a spate of attacks on cyclists in recent weeks, the Metropolitan Police mounted a successful operation to catch the culprits on 25 January.Cyclists and their luggage had become a target for youngsters riding mopeds on two roads in Isling...

LCC Briefing on the draft European Insurance DirectivePublished: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The factsThe EU proposals only relate to insurance, not to the underlying legal position in relation to liability. The proposals state that any driver has to have a minimum amount of cover in relation to certain eventualities, including causing pe...

London Cycling Awards Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

This years winners were presented by Debborah Moggach, cycling author and screenwriter; David Begg, Transport Consultant; Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent for The Times; and Philip Darnton, Chair of the National Cycling Strategy Board.The full...

Less traffic - happy cycle users Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Enjoyable, wonderful, a delight - just some of the words used by people cycling to describe the first day of congestion charging. Here's what they said:“This has been the best day in London cycle commuting history. A wonderful journey (aided by ha...

Bicycle - favourite invention, ever! Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Listeners of BBC Radio 4's Today programme have, almost unanimously voted the bicycle their favourite invention ever.The bicycle received 70% of the vote in the results of an online survey published recently (2/11/2002). The next favoured inventio...

Business gets bike friendly Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

International and national businesses have just joined London Cycling Campaign’s Corporate Affiliation Scheme. Organisations from all sectors of business have signed up to the benefits of cycling for London. Corporate Affiliates benefit from the w...

London Boroughs to get £758 million for transportation Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

TfL Press release - 23 November 2004 Mayor announces record five-year £758 million funding programme for local transport improvementsSustained local transport investment aims to improve journeys from ‘the moment Londoners’ leave their front door’....

Banking on Biking Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Each workshop is being run through a local time bank - check the table below for your nearest location and contact the time broker to book your place. There are 20 places available at each workshop so please contact the time broker to put your nam...

Join LCC and win a Powabyke Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

(picture to go in here)The electric Powabyke is designed to bring the benefits of traditional cycling without the effort. A battery driven-motor powers the bike, so no pedalling is necessary to get from A to B. Alternatively, a power-assist mode i...