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Lorries with fewer blind spots start to multiplyPublished: 3:53pm 31 October 2018

 

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Lorries with far fewer blind spots start to multiply
The gold safety standard for urban construction vehicles is the lorry with minimal  spots – rated five stars according to Transport f...

Government gets behind #StayWider campaignPublished: 4:45pm 19 October 2018

A big thanks to the thousands of you who have signed our Stay Wider of the Rider petition and placed pins on the map at hazardous locations. The results we're now seeing make the time spent well worthwhile!
Jesse Norman, the Minister for Transp...

Campaigner Awards Winners 2018Published: 1:46pm 19 October 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended LCC’s 2018 AGM on Thursday 18th October. One of the highlights of the evening was our Campaigner Awards – an opportunity for us to recognise all the hard work put in by our brilliant campaigners ove...

Westminster’s Oxford Street area plan too weakPublished: 12:06pm 19 October 2018

After rejecting Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street, Westminster Council pledged to present plans later this year, stating that “doing nothing to improve the area is not an option”. 
On Wednesday, they...

Don’t weaken planned vehicle safety measures – say leading academics and safety experts.Published: 10:56am 18 October 2018

Don’t weaken planned vehicle safety measures – say leading academics and safety experts.
Leading road danger reduction and safety organisations and academics have written to key committees of the European Parliament and to national de...

Mayor launches three new Quietways, but where’s the quality?Published: 11:21am 11 October 2018

(The video was shot with information that the Mayor would attend the launch, but he did not.)
Today, at the junction of Newcomen Street and Borough High Street, the Walking and Cycling Commissioner, Will Norman, formally opened three new sectio...

Sadiq’s new Quietways a “substandard distraction” says LCCPublished: 9:41am 11 October 2018

(The video was shot with information that the Mayor would attend the launch, but he did not.)
Today, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced the opening of significant sections of three Quietways schemes in Southwark, Newham and Redbridge. B...

Support the bold City of London Transport StrategyPublished: 5:53pm 10 October 2018

Please take just five minutes to support the City of London’s draft Transport Strategy, out now for public consultation. 
It’s a major win for cycling, and you can read it in full here. 
This is a visionary strategy that ...

Mayor’s timeline on junctions doesn’t add upPublished: 3:20pm 3 October 2018

Following our hand-in of nearly 3,000 signatures to our "Fix the Junctions" petition, London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon pressed Mayor Sadiq Khan on his progess on the most dangerous junctions.
The Mayor had pledged during our Si...

Private Hire Vehicles to get congestion charged?Published: 1:17pm 2 October 2018

Photo credit: Simon Doggett

 
TfL has just finished consulting on proposals to change the central London’s congestion charging – primarily to remove the current exemption for private hire vehicles.
Given that TfL attribut...

Mayor calls on EU to accelerate safer lorries regulationsPublished: 4:52pm 14 September 2018

Mayor calls on EU to accelerate safer lorries regulations
In a letter to EU Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, says the EU should set earlier start dates for regulations that will require manufacturers to build lo...

Big win: Bank junction safety scheme made permanentPublished: 3:36pm 13 September 2018

The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to make the Bank on Safety scheme permanent. This trial has proved that with political will councils can gain major safety, pollution-abatement, and quality of life benefit...

LCC Reaction to Judicial Review of CS11Published: 1:00pm 13 September 2018

LCC is very disappointed that today’s result of the Judicial Review called by Westminster Council of the planned new Cycle Superhighway 11 has kicked this vital segregated cycle route into touch. In calling a halt to the scheme the judge h...

Mayor answers questions on dangerous junctions - updated article following junctions petition from 3,000 Published: 1:45pm 11 September 2018

Update 19 Septermber 2018 - Full transcript of Mayor's answers at bottom of this article
Update September 13th 2018: Answering questions from London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon, Mayor Sadiq Khan has promised to provide a full list of the s...

Local Group News: September 2018Published: 11:58am 6 September 2018

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 your la...