I remember when I first heard about The Cycle Super Highways, it seemed a great idea. Fast, safe routes for cyclists, from all around the city to Central London? Honestly? This was heady stuff. When had we ever heard anyone talk like this about cycling in London? The LCN, (London Cycle network) which had promised so much still remained piecemeal, patchy, and was never intended to give cyclists equal access to the mighty, main roads that power straight into our
Category Archives: Campaigns
The closing date for the LCC survey is midnight tonight (Thursday 12th December). If you haven’t already done it, please fill it in here. http://lcc.org.uk/articles/tell-us-about-local-barriers-to-cycling-to-help-our-space-for-cycling-campaign-and-you-could-win-a-brand-new-bike LCC will be using the results to inform the campaign we are mounting for the 2014 London elections. A campaign to ensure that all the candidates know exactly what is important to their cycling and potential cycling borough residents. So it’s extremely important that we know exactly what the majority want us to campaign for.
All are welcome at the Lewisham Cyclists monthly meeting held on the third Wednesday of each month in our favourite Lewisham pub. These meetings are fairly informal and it’s a good opportunity to hear about the current local campaigns and influence their direction. Please come along… Here’s the agenda for this month’s meeting: Lewisham Cyclists Meeting Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 6.30pm Dog and Bell Public House, 116 Prince St, Deptford, SE8 3JD 1) Apologies and Welcome 2) Minutes of
Lewisham Cyclists’ Special Meeting with Andrew Gilligan at Catford Town Hall on September 18th, 2013.
Andrew Gilligan (the London Mayor’s Cycling Commissioner) attended Lewisham Cyclists’ Special Open Meeting held at Lewisham Town Hall in September. He gave a presentation on the Mayor’s cycling strategy and then answered questions on this and other relevant local cycling issues. A lively and informative discussion opened up on cycling in the borough and it was an entertaining and informative meeting. The ‘Mayor’s Vision for Cycling in London’ published in March this year set a very positive agenda for the