London Cycling Campaign News

  • Back in 2018, one London secondary school hit the headlines around cycling. They were demanding that kids could only cycle to their school if they had a licence plate. Not only was this tarnishing all the kids that cycled to school with the same ‘anti-social’ brush, but it sent a clear message to anyone thinking […]
  • The first three weeks of TfL disbursing active travel funds to London boroughs has seen 24 boroughs funded to a total of £22.26m, Laura Laker writing for Road.cc has revealed. If your borough hasn’t had much funding yet, or it has, now is the perfect moment to push our #StopTheTrafficTide action to members: https://membership.lcc.org.uk/help-london-stop-tide-motor-traffic-returning 1 […]
  • City pedals forward on Streetspace for cycling and walking As some of London’s 32 boroughs continue to debate which streets to make cycle friendly the City of London is methodically delivering changes on roads to improve safety for walkers and cyclists by using a combination of water filled barriers, signage and concrete blocks. Having already […]
  • When announcing £225m of funding for temporary walking and cycling schemes the Department for Transport message was blunt : “The government therefore expects local authorities to make significant changes to their road layouts to give more space to cyclists and pedestrians. Such changes will help embed altered behaviours and demonstrate the positive effects of active […]
  • Greenwich continuous barriers are now set to include gaps. Photo credit: KateM45 The last few weeks have seen a rapid change in the approach to walking and cycling schemes in response to the crisis. Not only in relation to urgency and the pace of schemes going in, and the consensus that a lot more cycling infrastructure […]
  • Euston Road, where's the cycle track? Pic credit: Michiel Joseph The pace of progress on TfL and the Mayor’s Streetspace plans is currently too slow. The plan itself is vital, and the progress thus far is valued. But we’re not moving fast enough. We’re hugely supportive of the plan to deliver a tenfold increase in cycling […]
  •   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 […]