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Conference calls for London's political leaders to implement continental cycling facilitiesPublished: 3:53pm 19 October 2012

On Thursday 18 October a packed Love London, Go Dutch conference heard calls for London’s politicians to show strong leadership in creating a genuine cycling revolution in the capital.
The 150-delegate conference saw one of the broadest r...

Transport for London and Dutch infrastructure experts join forces for street design workshopPublished: 3:06pm 12 October 2012

On Wednesday 17 October 2012, street designers from Transport for London and local councils will work together with Dutch experts, as well as cycling and walking campaigners, to look at how an important central London location could be redesigne...

LCC encourages students to get on their bikes with autumn university cycle promotion eventsPublished: 4:01pm 5 October 2012

This autumn we're visiting universities all over Greater London to help encourage students and staff cycle in London. So whether you’re new to the city or an experienced cyclist looking to freshen up your skills, we’re here to h...

Cyclists say redesign of Lambeth Bridge roundabout must follow Go Dutch principlesPublished: 3:31pm 5 October 2012

We’re calling for a Dutch-style roundabout (pictured above) to be installed where Lambeth Bridge meets Embankment in preference to the inadequate solution proposed by Transport for London as part of its Junctions Review.
The current layou...

Daughter of Bow victim joins cyclists calling for scrapping of Richmond cycle-lane removal planPublished: 3:14pm 5 October 2012

Alex Dorling, whose father Brian was killed at Bow roundabout last year, has joined Richmond Cycling Campaign in accusing the council of disregarding cyclist safety and ignoring public opinion for proposing the removal of a mandatory cycle lane ...

Six-day Cycle to Cannes charity launched with new sponsors for 2013Published: 11:05am 5 October 2012

The eighth Cycle to Cannes six-day charity ride will take place from 7-12 March 2013, with 80 high-flyers from the world of property riding from London to Cannes, arriving in time for the MIPIM International Real Estate Conference.
The ride was...

Transport for London puts tough 'safer lorries' conditions in all transport supplier contractsPublished: 7:56pm 4 October 2012

Thanks to lobbying from the London Cycling Campaign, a measure has been introduced to improve the safety of thousands of daily bicycle journeys in the capital.
LCC's Charlie Lloyd said, "We're delighted Transport for London and the GLA have fol...

Wheels For Wellbeing disability cycling charity needs your vote in National Lottery competitionPublished: 3:58pm 28 September 2012

London disability cycling charity Wheels for Wellbeing have reached the final of the 'Best Sports Project' category on the National Lottery Draw Show, 8.15pm on BBC1 this Saturday.
We're urging you to vote (it takes 10 secs) for this fabulous...

Video examining cycle safety in London highlights need to reject flawed modelling dataPublished: 1:37pm 28 September 2012

Communications student Laura Borner produced this film about cycling safety in London as part of her degree course.
It features an interview with Debbie Dorling, widow of father-of-three Brian Dorling who was killed by a left-turning lorry at B...

Boris Johnson retracts claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed and injured broke the lawPublished: 12:32pm 28 September 2012

After months of pressure from campaigners, Mayor Boris Johnson has retracted his claim that two-thirds of cyclists killed or seriously injured in London had suffered as a result of breaking the law.
LCC’s Charlie Lloyd said, "The mayor is t...

Go Dutch conference attracts leading Transport for London and Government decision-makersPublished: 9:14pm 20 September 2012

Download the Love London, Go Dutch Conference plenary summary
 
Transport Minister Norman Baker and Transport for London director Ben Plowden will speak at the capital's first ever Love London, Go Dutch conference, promoting continental-s...

Bikeworks and Barclays combine to screen short film at 2012 Bicycle Film FestivalPublished: 6:12pm 20 September 2012

The Bicycle Film Festival returns to the Barbican on 4-7 October, with a mix of quirky, imaginative and inspirational cycling films.
As part of the festival Barclays is screening a new short film 'Cycle into Work' showcasing the community progr...

TfL tells Assembly 'Love London, Go Dutch' principles will influence Superhighway extensionPublished: 4:16pm 14 September 2012

Transport for London Director Ben Plowden (responsible for walking and cycling; pictured above) has told the London Assembly Transport Committee that the extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 to Stratford will be built taking account of LCC's L...

London Cycling Campaign and NHS Greenwich launch ‘bikes for health’ for local residentsPublished: 2:53pm 14 September 2012

The London Cycling Campaign’s Cycling Projects team has joined forces with NHS Greenwich and On Your Bike to provide inexpensive loan bikes to residents in an effort to improve public health, reduce congestion and save people money.
Altho...

Campaigners Conference helps shape strategic direction for cyclists at 2014 local electionsPublished: 2:41pm 14 September 2012

On Saturday 8 September around 100 members, supporters, trustees and staff gathered at South Bank University to discuss the London Cycling Campaign strategy in the lead-up to the 2014 local elections.
Keynote speeches by chief executive Ashok S...