A new, 15-minute documentary called ‘A Cycling Revolution‘ highlights the campaigning done by members of Stop Killing Cyclists and includes a segment shot at the recent National Funeral protest along Oxford Street.
Student filmmakers from the University of Westminster embarked on a journey to discover from campaigners, people on the street, and politicians like the Mayor of London and his cycling commissioner, what is being done to reduce road danger.
Their visit to Amsterdam is not to be missed – the reaction by locals to pictures of cycling in London is priceless!
Donnachadh McCarthy, co-founder of Stop Killing Cyclists, had an early start to his day on 10th December 2014: a 7am TV interview on London Live…
There is a desire by the Mayor of London to “de-lycrafy” cycling – which appears to mean widening the appeal of choosing a bicycle as a means of transport.
Whereas many people may associate cycling with sport, there are many people that could – but currently don’t – hop on a bicycle for the journeys around town. A reason may be that the infrastructure (or lack of!) puts people off.
On Saturday, 15th November 2014, Oxford Circus in central London was brought to a silent, still moment of remembrance of those who have been killed, or are living with terrible maimings or illnesses, due to our brutal car culture.
The protest continued along Oxford Street to Marble Arch for a “die-in” and rally.
The National Funeral for the Unknown Victim of Traffic Violence protest was organised by the Stop The Killing coalition, which includes Stop Killing Cyclists.
Further details, video, media reports and photos are on our website: Stop The Killing.