This is How the British Started Cycling More

Cycling has never felt more relevant or encouraged in the UK. Since May, the London Councils have upgraded 60 km of bike lanes in the capital city, added 20,000 square metres of extra pavement space, and installed 1,500+ additional cycle parking.

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By PabloValerio @pabl0valerio


By Alexandra Neag

Transport for London (TfL) is determined to help Londoners to include more car-free rides into their regular commutes. Aside from these measures and marketing campaigns, TfL has also created a free bicycle course to aid people in becoming more confident cyclists. This became an objective as they found out that many Londoners were reluctant to cycle in the city due to concerns about negotiating traffic on a bike. 

While the UK hasn’t moved away from the automotive culture, its efforts are reaching steadily towards a more bike-friendly society.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 in Cities of the Future

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