London Cycling Campaign News

  •   LCC stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all groups campaigning to end racism and injustice in all its forms. At LCC, our central mission is to create a city where everyone who wants to cycle. We want to see a city in which those who choose to cycle reflect London's population as […]
  • Right now, TfL is consulting on reinstating the congestion charge and extending it. The Mayor has proposed extending hours from 7am to 10pm, seven days a week and raising its cost to £15 (as well as removing £1 AutoPay and Fleet discounts and stopping any new resident discounts). You can have your say here or […]
  • In a research paper published today, the London Cycling Campaign argues that e-scooters and other micromobility technologies should be made road-legal according to strict requirements and have access to cycle infrastructure. Read the full report here Read the executive summary only here Join the webinar this Friday (5th June). Register here Mass mode shift away from […]
  •   This blog post is from Westminster Healthy Streets, originally published here. Westminster City Council have released their plans to “get the economy moving again” by reallocating space for walking, cycling and social distancing on their streets. See the announcement here. Will these plans prevent traffic flooding back and keep the clean air and all-age […]
  • The Deputy Director of the Department of Transport (DfT), Rupert Furness, has written (for full letter click here) to all councils across London, as well as TfL (and seperately to all councils across England) to lay out funding streams for temporary walking and cycling schemes during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond, in a letter that […]
  • As the Covid-19 crisis has developed, the case for supporting walking and cycling has grown and grown. Of course, this was something we’ve been campaigning for for decades, but since the start of the pandemic in London specifically around the response to lockdown and social distancing. Way back in early April, we made the case […]
  • It has been a day of major news on London, cycling and the ongoing crisis. And much of that news is as a direct result of ongoing campaigning work from us and our amazing local groups… A big chunk of central London to go car free? The Mayor has said that sections of central London […]
  • Giving more road space to cycling and walking is no longer a ‘nice to have’ option for councils – it is an instruction from the Department for Transport. The instruction has been sent to all councils in new statutory guidance: Traffic Management Act 2004: network management in response to COVID-19. We covered the launch of […]
  • Traffic justice: A guest blog by Victoria Lebrec Victoria Lebrec is London Traffic Justice Campaigner at RoadPeace. She lost a leg in a collision with a lorry when riding her cycle. LCC works closely with RoadPeace on traffic justice   The issue of traffic justice is not one any cyclist wants to think about; we are […]
  • UPDATE 14/05/20: Over the last few days, the media has carried images of crammed tube and bus routes with social distancing clearly failing. TfL continues to say that it will ramp up frequency of service, but that overall capacity will not improve above 20%, more likely lower. Given this, it is clear that either TfL […]