London Cycling Campaign News

  • Photo credit: Dennis Eagle/ Explore From 1 March all heavy lorries operating in London will have to meet a one star Direct Vision Standard (1* DVS). This is a world's first – that lorries will be only permitted into a city when they either have better direct vision from the lorry drivers' seat to the […]
  • Update added 26.2.21 After considering his position following the investigation of racist tweets made prior to his employment at LCC, Simon Still has resigned from the charity with immediate effect. We continue to acknowledge we have a lot of work to do to ensure we are a fully inclusive and diverse organisation. We are moving […]
  • The Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation 'Invisible Threat' report, published yesterday, set out the scale at which air pollution is devastating people's health across the UK, with Londoners and visitors to London enduring the most toxic air in the country. A joint report by the British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK stressed five important […]
  •   The aftermath of the cycle theft from UCL Hospital's unprotected cycle parking area last week This week, we’ve been bringing public attention to the case of a worker at University College London Hospital, who was voluntarily giving up their weekends to care for COVID19 patients, out of her own time and at great personal […]
  • We were saddened to hear of the death of 29 year old Jack Ryan, who was killed while out jogging at this junction recently and to see blame for the ongoing unsafe conditions here tossed back and forth between TfL and Kensington & Chelsea council (RBKC). The current junction design has all the worst aspects […]
  • We were naturally disappointed to see the High Court decision yesterday that the Mayor of London and TfL acted unlawfully and look forward to TfL's appeal. In the meantime this should have no impact on current schemes – there is no requirement to suspend or remove any Streetspace changes while the appeal is in progress. […]
  • 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 […]