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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...

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...

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...

London Cycle Guides get people on bikes Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign research shows that people using the London Cycle Guides are encouraged to get on their bikes for the first time. People already cycling in London are getting on the bikes more, finding new routes around London.The main fin...

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...

Cycling needs greater role in Plan Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign has responded positively to the Mayor's Plan for London, with three main caveats. Firstly, there needs to be a policy to reduce Londoners' need to travel, secondly, the practicality and provision of cycling and walking need...

LCN and Cycling in London Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Review of cycling in LondonMany will already know about our campaign success late 2001. LCC successfully lobbied - through its groups, members, activists, friends and contacts  - Ken Livingstone to restore an £8million budget for cycling in London...

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...

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...

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...

London Cycling Campaign Awards 2003 Published: 11:00pm 28 August 2006

(picture to go in here)A canal cycle route in East London has been named the capital’s best new cycling facility in the London Cycling Campaign Awards 2003.The new floating towpath on the Limehouse Cut canal was one of five winners named in the aw...

Southwark Cyclists work with Jeremy Deller, Turner Prize winner Published: 11:00pm 28 August 2006

Whilst accepting the Turner Prize this week, British artist Jeremy Deller dedicated it to "everyone who cycles in London".As part of the exhibit at Tate Britain, Southwark Cyclists lead by Barry Mason as Borough Coordinator have organise...

Bike Week 12-20th June 2004 Published: 11:00pm 28 August 2006

LCC is organising more than 100 events across the capital for a celebration of cycling during Bike Week.  Already thousands of people have turned up for bike events in London this weekend including a bike festival in Trafalgar Square at which the ...

Ken supports All Ability cycling Published: 11:00pm 28 August 2006

On Tuesday 25 March 2003, London Mayor Ken Livingstone launched the London Cycling Campaign's All Ability Cycling Group with the message 'Cycling is for everyone’. The Mayor rode a side-by-side bike with the group’s chair Debbie Allaire (a wheelch...

Why not come along to the International Cycle Show 2004? Published: 11:00pm 28 August 2006

This exciting event is being held at the Business Design Centre, London N1 0QH and is open to the public from Friday 24th September to Sunday 26th September. Tickets to the show can be bought in advance online and for more details about the show v...