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Cyclists demo at transport HQ

Hundreds of cyclists have gathered outside the headquarters of Transport for London calling for safer streets for cyclists. The Stop The Killing of Cyclists demonstration has closed Blackfriars Road, in Southwark.

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Mayor praises cyclists' 'targeted operation'

Tonight, more than 1, 000 cyclists and drivers lay sprawled across the road outside Transport for London's headquarters, at a protest against dangerous traffic conditions. London Mayor Boris Johnson praised them for drawing attention to road safety in the capital. He said:

"This targeted operation has been hugely effective at raising awareness of road safety among motorists and cyclists.

"This is a balanced operation reminding everyone of their duty to take care of each other while out on the roads, and I hope the figures put to rest concerns by some groups that they are being singled out."

– London Mayor Boris Johnson

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