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Innovative lorry safety checks at the McGee Construction CompanyPublished: 3:05pm 19 April 2017

As part of its partnership work with TfL and the Construction Logistics and Community Safety community LCC is looking at some of the innovative approaches to reducing road danger and improving safety implemented by CLOCS members. Run out of...

Vital Islington/Hackney safer junction scheme gets go aheadPublished: 11:56am 13 April 2017

The key junction of City Road/Shepherdess Walk/Bath St is to be made safer for all road users after a consultation in which 80% of respondents supported the new traffic scheme. Vitally for cyclists, the scheme will make it possible to cross sout...

Take action: Save Sussex Gardens segregated cycle tracksPublished: 3:56pm 5 April 2017

Many of Westminster’s proposed Quietways have lacked any kind of real cycling infrastructure. But this is not the case for the Sussex Gardens stretch in the Bayswater Road to Edgware Road Quietway.
The segregated cycle tracks have their o...

Take Action: support safer lorriesPublished: 1:22pm 5 April 2017

Great news: the Mayor plans to introduce a new "direct vision" standard for lorries, ranking them by what the driver can see directly. Reducing ‘blind spots’ so drivers see people around them more easily, will give a lorry a higher s...

Camden CLOCS up another firstPublished: 11:22am 16 March 2017

Camden is the first London borough to become a CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Community Safety) champion. In this article we examine why Camden decided to join 400 industry members of CLOCS and how it is implementing the CLOCS safety standard...

City of London Corporation Survey 2017Published: 4:50pm 15 March 2017

The London Cycling Campaign is working with the City of London Corporation to find out the views of cyclists who cycle to or through the Square Mile. The City of London Corporation are keen to encourage more people to safely cycle and walk withi...

Cycle speed humps in Hyde Park - our concernsPublished: 3:05pm 9 March 2017

The Royal Parks have announced plans to combat those cycling above their speed limit of 10mph in Hyde Park on the Broadwalk. But the proposals are not proportionate to the risks, will possibly hit the users most in need of cycling through the pa...

Tavistock Place scheme to face public inquiryPublished: 12:40pm 2 March 2017

The iconic #TaviPlace scheme, including Tavistock Place, Torrington Place and Byng Place, is set to face a public inquiry. But don't worry (too much). Despite the LTDA and some local residents' objections, we think the overwhelming likelihood is...

Take action: Support, yes support, a Westminster QuietwayPublished: 5:39pm 1 March 2017

Proposal map for cycle routes in Westminster
Westminster hasn’t been doing great for cycling of late, shamefully. So we really want to let them know loud and clear that if they turn out a half-decent scheme, it’ll get support. And t...

Local Group News: March 2017Published: 1:14pm 20 February 2017

 
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...

Will Norman starts as first full time Walking and Cycling CommissionerPublished: 6:35pm 15 February 2017

In the week following the tragic deaths of three cyclists in London, Will Norman, the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner has begun his job. Norman has announced a new "Healthy Streets for London" document, a "blueprint to help Londoners get mo...

Women's Tour comes to LondonPublished: 1:14pm 15 February 2017

Sadiq Khan, Val Shawcross and Olympian Katie Archibald were at Tower Bridge this morning to announce London will host the Women's Tour for the first time. 
It was announced today that the Women’s Tour will be coming to Lond...

5 reasons to love Mini-HollandsPublished: 3:01pm 9 February 2017

It’s not long now until the new Walking and Cycling Commissioner finally steps into post. When he starts, we want to make sure he shares our love for Mini-Hollands (or “Liveable Neighbourhoods” as the Mayor appears to be rebran...

Update: Another tragedy. Cycling and walking schemes only way forward says LCC, following series of fatalitiesPublished: 1:28pm 8 February 2017

Just two days after the blog below was written we learned, with great sadness, of yet another cycling fatality on London's roads in the same week. In this case the death took place on the North Woolwich Road and involved a lorry. This brings the...

Safer Cycling for Families Data ProjectPublished: 11:09am 2 February 2017

Joyride and the London Cycling Campaign have partnered on a project to trial new data collection technology. We will use the trial to collect information about how families commute around Central London to help us lobby for better cycling infrastr...