Everything tagged with safety

Blog post: Mayor’s timeline on junctions doesn’t add up

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...

Blog post: Mayor calls on EU to accelerate safer lorries regulations

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...

Blog post: Another day, another junction, another delay, another collision

The depressing cycle of inaction on the most dangerous junctions in London continues. Join us in demanding that ends now in our petition: sign here. In the last week, there have been three bits of bad news and one bit of good on the progress on...

Blog post: The top five tips for cycling in the snow that you should remember this week

The UK is set for a cold and snowy week and many cyclists will be considering downing tools as a result. But all is not lost. Hövding, experts in all things cycling and based in Sweden, therefore well versed in all things snow-related, has ...

Blog post: LCC Bus Survey

Complete our short survey about your experience of walking and cycling near buses in London and be entered into a free prize draw for a £25 cycle shop voucher. We are doing a project sponsored by TfL, working in partnership with a bus Comp...

Blog post: Islington and Tower Hamlets CLOCking on to construction safety

Islington and Tower Hamlets signing up to the CLOCS safety standard for construction sites In response to a letter sent to him by LCC, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs and the cabinet member for transport in islington, Claudia Webbe, ...

Blog post: Consultation on HGV permits and direct vision lorries

Mayor, Sadiq Khan, is committed to ‘Vision Zero’: an elimination of all fatal and serious road collisions by 2041. Part of meeting that commitment is a programme to exclude the most dangerous vehicles, those with the worst ‘bli...

Blog post: Take action: support British Cycling’s Turning the Corner campaign

Two thirds of all collisions happen at junctions, they’re the most dangerous part of the road network – not just for cycling, but walking and driving too. British Cycling, based on research on European approaches, has a way to not on...

Blog post: Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th Anniversary

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here. On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Discussion: Wireless safety product for London cyclist

Hi all, I'm in the process of developing a new wireless saftety product for particularly London cyclists.  I could really do with some cyclist that regularly cycle or commute to work for some feedback.  Any help appreciated so please do...

Blog post: Safer In The City? Safer on #TaviPlace

There seems to be some confusion (on twitter) about recent campaigning events around the City of London’s “Safer In The City” event and a co-signed statement between London Cycling Campaign, The LTDA and the City; and the Londo...

Blog post: Super Duper Highways

Finally London gets some cycling infrastructure it deserves. Simon Munk reports on the new North-South and East-West Cycle Superhighways Iconic cycling boulevards that stretch for miles through London - from Elephant and Castle in the south to Fa...

Blog post: Meet the Cycling Services team!

Who: Cycling Services Team What: Workshops, mechanics, pop-up cycle cafes and safety talks for landowners, corporates, unis & colleges, local government and community groups Contact: cyclingprojects@lcc.org.uk or call our...

Discussion: Raise Your Issues

Question -  I’m an industrial designer who has recently taken a contract to actively make cycling considerably easier & safer in London in the near future.  1) My question to you is what YOU consider to be the most dangerous ...

Discussion: Raise Your Issues

Question -  I’m an industrial designer who has recently taken a contract to actively make cycling considerably easier & safer in London in the near future. 1) My question to you is what YOU consider to be the most dangerous and fr...