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TfL gives incomplete statement to London Assembly on death of cyclist at Olympic ParkPublished: 2:06pm 14 September 2012

LCC has written to Transport for London Commissioner Peter Hendy asking him to clarify comments made to the London Assembly Transport Committee about the cyclist who was killed in a collision near the Olympic Park.
The road layout and signage i...

LCC warns Transport for London that 'early start' is dangerous to cycling at large junctionsPublished: 12:01pm 14 September 2012

The London Cycling Campaign has written to Transport for London warning it not to replicate the 'early start' facility that has been installed at the eastbound entrance to Bow roundabout at similar large junctions.
Read our letter here
At pres...

British Cycling repeats call for wholesale review of justice system to properly protect cyclistsPublished: 2:51pm 7 September 2012

British Cycling has reiterated its demand (first made in the spring) for a review of the British justice system, calling for much greater protection for the most vulnerable people on our roads such as walkers and cyclists.
The London Cycling Ca...

Local free magazine in Richmond apologises for claiming "the only good cyclist is a dead one"Published: 2:17pm 7 September 2012

Bike shop chain Moores Cycles, based in south-west London, has said it won't be advertising again with Richmond Magazine after the freebie publication's September editorial (above) claimed "the only good cyclist is a dead one".
The deeply ...

Win a beautiful hand-illustrated map at one of three farmers' markets in LondonPublished: 12:18pm 7 September 2012

Celebrate the arrival of autumn and enjoy the chance to win a beautiful hand-illustrated map of London at three farmers' markets across London.
As well as entering the competition at our stalls (11am-2pm) you'll also be able to pick up a free b...

Motoring taxes would have to triple to cover costs to society, says new think tank reportPublished: 2:03pm 31 August 2012

Motoring taxes fail to cover two-thirds of the costs imposed on society by motor vehicle use, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), which calls for an end to delays in fuel duty increases.
Rejecting any...

Mayor of Paris removes urban motorways to give banks of Seine back to walkers and cyclistsPublished: 1:19pm 31 August 2012

From Saturday 1 September 2012, Parisians will be able to enjoy a large new people-friendly section of the riverside north of the River Seine.
The changes include narrowing the road between Hotel de Ville and Quai Henry IV to create new pedestr...

Kingston Council uses your suggestions to install more on-street cycle parkingPublished: 11:43am 31 August 2012

 

New bike racks have been installed on the streets of Kingston using information supplied by the London Cycling Campaign and our supporters.
Jonathan Fray from Kingston Cycling Campaign said, "Kingston Council has installed about 40 rack...

Last few days to nominate yourself for trustee elections and to propose motions to AGMPublished: 11:10am 31 August 2012

Members have until 9am on Monday morning (10 September 2012) to nominate themselves for our trustee elections or to put forward motions to our AGM.
We're especially keen to hear from women who are regular cyclists and interested in one of the t...

LCC submits policy recommendations to GLA Transport Committee Investigation into CyclingPublished: 10:27am 21 August 2012

In a challenging introduction to our response to the GLA Transport Committee Investigation into Cycling, LCC chief executive Ashok Sinha has called for Boris Johnson to "direct Transport for London to give cycling priority in both time and space...

Auto Express axes anti-cyclist article after threats to boycott new cycling magazinePublished: 1:18am 21 August 2012

Dennis Publishing has removed an anti-cyclist story from its Auto Express website after a flurry of complaints from, among others, London Cycling Campaign staff and members.
The article, which can still be read here (thanks Susie M) and in the la...

Have you got time to volunteer in our busy head office?Published: 3:33pm 17 August 2012

Our Office Manager Lu is looking for a pro-active and computer literate person to volunteer at our office 1-2 days each week.
Past volunteers speak highly of the experience (see below), and we provide £5 lunch per day and travel expenses....

Dismay as latest crash stats for Great Britain show 13% increase in cyclist casualtiesPublished: 1:17pm 17 August 2012

The latest quarterly road casualties figure from the Department for Transport show a marked increase in casualties for cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists.
Cyclist casualties for the first three months in 2012 in Great Britain are up 13% on t...

FREE cycling portraits by a pro photographer at the London Bike Polo ChampionshipsPublished: 11:34am 17 August 2012

From 12-3pm on Sunday 26 August, we'll snapping another collection of cool cyclist photographs (see above) at the Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships (see below) in Bethnal Green Gardens.
Don't miss this rare chance for you (and a friend or famil...

RideLondon promises a weekend of cycling fun across the capital in 2013Published: 3:59pm 10 August 2012

Hot on the heels of incredible success for Team GB’s cycling stars, the Mayor of London has confirmed plans for London to host a two-day festival of cycling in 2013.
RideLondon will feature events for amateur, club and elite cyclists.&nbs...