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Taking charge (how ULEZ will help clean up London's lethal air)Published: 3:24pm 1 April 2019

Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy, explains why the new ULEZ will help clean up London’s toxic air
Half of London’s toxic air pollution is caused by road transport, which contributes to harmful levels of nit...

Ride Leader Training 2019Published: 5:11pm 26 March 2019

LCC is running a series of Ride Leader training sessions to support people who are interested in leading rides with their Local Groups, particularly the RideLondon FreeCycle feeder rides on Saturday 3 August, 2019.
Consisting of a short clas...

Four new major east London cycle routes: respond todayPublished: 5:04pm 20 March 2019

Great news: TfL has announced the potential alignments of four new major cycle routes. And great news: they’re doing a first round of public engagement to tease out issues and concerns prior to a later public consultation – this is a...

What’s next for Cycle Superhighway CS11? TfL lays out their plansPublished: 5:20pm 19 March 2019

Road conditions inside Regent's Park
On Tuesday, TfL released a new statement on Cycle Superhighway CS11, the legal action against it by Westminster Council and the next steps it and City Hall propose.
The statement may be understated, but it ...

Construction obstruction solution – the cycle tunnelPublished: 3:20pm 8 March 2019

Construction obstruction solution – the cycle tunnel
Road works and construction works can hazardous, obstructive and a massive inconvenience for cyclists. But with a little thought and imagination obstacles can be addressed and resolved...

Westminster’s wishy-washy Oxford Street scheme lurches forwardPublished: 12:31pm 4 March 2019

LCC statement on Westminster’s plans for Oxford Street
Westminster council has, in approving spending £150 million over three years on its Oxford Street district plans, once more sought to avoid properly planning to reduce motor tra...

11 new Liveable Neighbourhoods announcedPublished: 12:13pm 4 March 2019

Today’s exciting news from Transport for London sees 11 new Liveable Neighbourhoods dotted across London take a huge step towards becoming reality. They join the existing seven boroughs with funding, bringing the grand total of Liveable Ne...

Big win! Stratford major scheme opensPublished: 5:46pm 26 February 2019

We recommend watching the video at double speed!
Newham has officially opened the transformed Stratford town centre, and what a result it is!
It replaces the old gyratory, which had previously dominated Stratford town centre, surrounding the ol...

Tell Westminster Strand/Aldwych plans are rubbish for cyclingPublished: 1:31pm 25 February 2019

The one way system that covers part of the Strand and Aldwych is a multi-lane nightmare of buses, taxis, motorbikes and more, all changing lanes and racing around the heart of the West End. Horrible to cycle round and hectic to walk next to.&nbs...

Safer lorries on the horizon as London and Brussels back better direct vision in all new HGVs and seek to eliminate built-in ‘blind spots’ Published: 4:37pm 15 February 2019

Safer lorries on the horizon as London and Brussels back better direct vision  in all new HGVs and seek to eliminate built-in ‘blind spots’ 
Lorry safety is set to improve as London, the European Commission and European Parl...

Cycle Superhighway CS11 ruled out (for now) by Westminster actionPublished: 5:37pm 8 February 2019

Sad news: the High Court has ruled that Westminster Council's judicial review of TfL's action on Cycle Superhighway CS11 cannot be appealed. The likely result is that work to tame the horrific Swiss Cottage gyratory will now be set back years.
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1-min action: Tell Westminster today to not cut cycle routePublished: 2:59pm 7 February 2019

Westminster Council are renowned for their antipathy towards cycling and walking – they’ve recently opposed pedestrianisation of Oxford Street despite major and mounting safety concerns, they’ve legally challenged Cycle Superhi...

Big news! Engagement begins on four new major cycle routesPublished: 3:14pm 1 February 2019

 

TfL has begun public engagement of the first four of its new high-priority “future routes”. With the Mayor announcing he is scrapping “Cycle Superhighway” and “Quietway” brandings, we don’t know ...

Win! Cycle Superhighway CS9 leaps forwardPublished: 10:47am 1 February 2019

To some of you it might have seemed like a long, quiet patch without anything happening on Cycle Superhighway 9. But that isn’t the case.
The route is due to stretch 7km from Brentford to Olympia, the first physically protected cycle trac...

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...