London mayor plans lorry fines to protect cyclists

London mayor plans lorry fines to protect cyclists Cyclist dies in HGV collision in capital on day that Boris Johnson announces plan to fine lorries not fitted with safety equipment.
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Where to park your bike? The question often missing from the cycling debate

Cycle infrastructure isn’t just about roads and junctions – it’s about homes and gardens too. What can councils do to help?In the recent flurry of local authority initiatives to promote cycling, the focus has been on junctions, cycle lanes, lorries and training. One question seems be almost totally neglected: “Where could I keep a bike?” […]
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Eurostar’s revised policy on bike bags will discourage cycle travel | Max Leonard

Rule changes are hardly the sort of joined-up thinking we need to promote rail travel over flyingLast week, Eurostar announced a revised cycle policy on its trains – the second change in six months. I’d fallen foul of the previous version when returning from Paris on the Eurostar a few weeks ago. Arriving at the […]
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MPs spell out Britain’s bold cycling future | Peter Walker

All-party cycling group gives a template to increase cycling levels ten-fold. But is there the political boldness to do it?So, after three months of work, six evidence sessions and thousands of words of speculation, not least from me, we finally have a report.On immediate glance – and at time of writing I’ve only seen the […]
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Boris Johnson’s cycling plan is great – but we’ll still need to ride tough | Bella Bathurst

London’s mayor wants to put more ordinary people on bikes and his radical plan to make non-scary routes is a good one Mayor Boris Johnson has just announced ambitious plans for the “de-Lycra-fication” of London. As part of his drive to get more people on bicycles and make the capital less intimidating for new and […]
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