RSS feed

All the latest from the london cycling campaign

Mayor launches new Transport Strategy – LCC’s initial takePublished: 4:19pm 23 June 2017

The Mayor has announced a new Transport Strategy, covering up to 2041 and even beyond on some pledges. It’s out for public consultation until 2 October, and we’re keen for you to feed into our Cyclescape thread. We’ll then asse...

Pollution - ‘doctors must act’ call, after new report.Published: 4:59pm 22 June 2017

Pollution – ‘doctors must act’ call, after new report.
This week’s British Medical Journal, the mouthpiece of doctors in the UK, is urging doctors to campaign on air pollution and to lead by example “using cars les...

Bank Junction scheme gets thumbs up Published: 4:40pm 22 June 2017

The road scheme to make Bank junction safer by restricting it to buses and bikes from 7am to 7pm has smoothly passed its first hurdle: a one month review demanded by opponents, notably taxi driver representatives.
The City of London Court of Co...

Sunshine delivered for Bike Week by cargo bike Published: 4:31pm 16 June 2017

We like to think that it was LCC's smart new cargo bike that delivered the sunshine for Bike Week. Thousands of people turned up for events, rides and Dr Bikes around the capital organised by LCC local groups and other organisations.
The new LC...

Strategic Cycling Analysis – the future of London cycling, mappedPublished: 11:43am 15 June 2017

TfL’s Strategic Cycling Analysis (SCA) could be just about the biggest thing to happen for cycling in London in some time. It’s almost certain to be the biggest thing in terms of campaigning for cycling.
What is it?
The SCA is a bi...

What’s going on with the barriers on London’s bridges?Published: 2:05pm 14 June 2017

In just under one week, barriers have appeared on seven bridges in central London. They have been installed in response to the horrific attack at London Bridge on 3 June, with the intention of foiling similar attacks in the future.
Many people ...

Take action: Last chance to make Oxford Street amazingPublished: 3:55pm 13 June 2017

TfL's consultation on plans to transform Oxford Street from the polluted, congested, collision-heavy horror it is now into something amazing closes Sunday 18 June.
So, if like the Mayor of London, Living Streets and London Cycling Campaign you ...

Take action: Demand the Government takes action on air qualityPublished: 1:47pm 7 June 2017

The UK’s air is filthy - excessive levels of air pollution is damaging our health and our environment. In London alone it is responsible for the equivalent of 9,500 premature deaths a year.
Air pollution levels in London and the UK are ab...

Local Group News: June 2017Published: 11:22am 7 June 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 ...

Road works that work for cyclistsPublished: 5:14pm 25 May 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. Thames Tideway is...

The London Boulevard Published: 3:15pm 23 May 2017

The “London Boulevard” is the run of roads from Old Street to Tottenham Court Road – Old Street, Clerkenwell Road, Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury Way and New Oxford Street.
The route already sees as many people cycling as the Cycl...

General election: what can MPs do for cycling in London?Published: 4:09pm 17 May 2017

Well here we have it – the unexpected snap general election is upon us. With only a few weeks to go until the nation hits the ballot boxes, Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) will be out, hoping to become your MP. 
There are...

Bank Junction is changing for the betterPublished: 11:40am 15 May 2017

**Campaign update Nov 2017**
Bank junction is now free of all motor traffic (except buses) from 7am to 7pm on weekdays - but this could just be a temporary transformation. 
There are just a few days left to say #ThanksforBank.
The ...

Tweed Run spawns Cycling Revolution FestivalPublished: 4:12pm 10 May 2017

Tweed Run spawns Cycling Revolution Festival

Tweed Run fans(and LCC, which was there at its inauguration, is one of them) will be familiar with the after parties that usually followed the glorious  procession of extravagantly ...

Sadiq: his first year reviewedPublished: 4:02pm 8 May 2017

One year into the Mayor’s first term, what progress has Sadiq Khan made on his #signforcycling pledges and making London better for walking & cycling?
Before election, Sadiq Khan pledged to:
Triple mileage of protected space on main ...