London Cycling Campaign News

  • As we noted in our Review of the Year Blogpost one of the few positives of 2020 was a recognition of the importance of safe cycling facilities and how they will be critical to helping Londoners travel during the COVID19 crisis and during the recovery from it.  We’ve been working with Aydin Crouch (@SafeCycleLDN) to […]
  • Update 8/1/21: Council to re-consider removal of cycle track on 17 March In a press release dated 8th January, Kensingtion and Chelsea council leader Elizabeth Campbell says she has has asked the council to look again at the decision to remove temporary cycle lanes on Kensington High St. She says she has asked officers to […]
  • 2020 is over – it's been a challenging year for everyone. Because of LCC's campaigning, London has seen a huge surge in cycling. Here are some of the highlights from an unprecedented year in London cycling, and a short preview of our aims to make cycling safe, enjoyable, and accessible across all of London in […]
  • Its your last chance to see some festive spirit this winter season.Usually the devoted Newham group lead a ride to the West End to see all the Xmas lights but sadly Covid put a stop to that. So we ventuired out on a family bubble  ride and were delighted to see the display at the […]
  • TfL publish the Travel In London report annually and it's full of data.  Below we've just pulled out what think are some of the highlights.  There are two distinct datasets in the report – what was happening up to March (when the pandemic hit) and the impact of TfL's Streetspace schemes and the response to […]
  • There have a number of recent studies produced by the University of Westminster’s “Active Travel Academy”  and other sustainable transport researchers published over recent weeks and this blog summarise the key findings. It’s great to see this sort of academic rigour applied to looking at the impact of Active Travel schemes. There’s a natural focus […]
  • You can watch a recording of the webinar on facebook here London, like all other mega cities, faces a set of interlocking crises (climate crisis, covid crisis, public health crisis and credit crisis). The speakers all discussed how to build resilience in ways that addresses these crises simultaneously. What is London doing well and what […]
  •   The Evening Standard has announced this morning (and we’ve just seen the press release come in too) that the Mayor and TfL are considering charging drivers from outside London coming into the capital £3.50 in order to plug a financial hole that has been caused by the government cutting revenue funding to TfL and […]
  • The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea removed its Kensington High Street cycle track scheme last weekend, despite strong opposition to the move from all quarters, and using what is an increasingly flimsy basis for its decision. We believe the council has taken a deeply retrogressive step in removing the cycle track. We urge it […]
  •   Click here to take action now, urgently UPDATE 3 December: Well, it's been an interesting few days. So, briefly, Better Streets K&C announced their intention to launch a judicial review against the decision by Kensington & Chelsea Council; the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, attacked the decision on LBC and hinted he was considering taking over […]