London Cycling Campaign News

  • The Crown Estate and Westminster last week announced a bold plan to reallocate space away from motor vehicles on Regent Street, taking it down to a single lane for motor vehicles in each direction. Even more surprisingly work has started already with no plans published and no clear idea of what’s being done beyond the […]
  • Cycle Buddies has helped over 80 people to start cycling over the last few months. This LCC volunteer-led scheme is operating across much of London and is expanding – and now we want your help to spread the word to people who want to cycle more but lack confidence or want to expand their cycling […]
  • In a ten year period between census dates of 2001 and 2011, Hackney Council focused almost exclusively on low traffic neighbourhood or modal filtering schemes according to a recently unearthed report by noted engineer, Brian Deegan. During that time, cycling trips more than tripled, cycling mode share for work trips more than doubled, and car […]
  • Photo credit: Amy Priestley, Urban Movement Our infrastructure campaigner Simon Munk lives in Waltham Forest and was heavily involved in campaigning for the mini-Holland schemes there. The schemes were controversial when they started going in over 5 years ago, and the evidence arising from them has been recently heavily contested by those opposing "Low Traffic […]
  •   Watch a recording of out October 2020 Webinar here – A national Gear Change for cycling? How the government started to take cycling seriously and why we need to crank up the pressure now What a summer it has been for cycle campaigning. The pandemic has seen infrastructure been put in place to create […]
  • Given the general lack of secure cycle parking , it was tempting to keep this great new facility secret but, in these tough times, it’s good for all LCC supporters to hear some positives. At the south end of Carnaby St (number 57) near Oxford Circus is a new walk-in cycle parking unit, inside a […]
  • With so much change happening both in London and beyond we've been getting a lot of requests for guides on campaigning, background information and evidence to support the effectiveness of walking and cycling schemes. We're in the process of updating our website and getting all this stuff in better order but for now this is […]
  • TfL have made more than 80km of London’s bus lanes ‘’At All Times” and every day of the week as part of the Streetspace programme (Details and consultation). For existing cyclists this is a big win, extending the hours when bus lanes offer some protection and hopefully stopping some of the most dangerous driver behaviour […]
  • If you are new to cycling in London read on for helpful videos and advice. If you are a regular rider please share this page with anyone you know who may need advice or guidance as they take advantage of the many new school streets, temporary cycle tracks and  neighbourhoods where through traffic has been […]
  • The Lost Lanes books, included in the current LCC membership promotion, are the premier guides to leisure cycling in the north and south of England’s most secluded and scenic lanes. This is a short blog on how to plan a fun day out for yourself, your family, or a small group of friends using them. […]