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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...

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...

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...

Londoners show the way to fight obesity Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

More Cycling is the Solution to Obesity Epidemic says Health Select Committee – Opportunity for London. The House of Commons Health Select Committee makes the following statement in its report on obesity (p.116).“If the Government were to achieve ...

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...

Cycling Oscars announced Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Competition was incredibly tough for this year's LCC Awards, which were announced on Saturday 2 November.John Biggs from the Greater London Assembly and Chair of the Transport Committee presented the awards and praised the range and quality of the...

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...

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...

Ken supports scrapping of legislation that would allow bike removal Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

This gives our campaign against the legislation more weight. This legislation would give Councils the power to remove any cycles in the vicinity of posted notices where, in their opinion, bikes are a 'nuisance' or offend against 'good management o...

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...

Ken launches LCC's All Ability Cycling Group Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone is to launch the London Cycling Campaign’s All Abilities Cycling Group on Tuesday 25 March. Cycles available for trying at the launch will include hand-cycles, tandems, recumbent cycles, the Duet wheelchair/cycle and side-by-...

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...

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...

Tube strike - get on your bike Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC is encouraging everyone who would normally get the tube to avoid the frustrations of the strike and hop on a bike to do their trip rather than get frustrated on a bus or in a car.“Not only will most people’s journeys be quicker by bike”, says ...

London cycling conference: fully booked Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Information for conference delegates and pressDue to unprecedented demand, the conference is now fully booked and we are unable to accept more bookings.Conference delegate packs have been mailed to delegates. If you have registered but not receive...