Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Government urged to recognise ‘enormous’ health benefits of e-bikes

E-bike riders are healthy, happier and less likely to use their car, new research from Gocycle has found. The business surveyed owners of its fast-folding Gocycle GX model and found that 62% have used their car less since owning the bike, with 27% saying they have reduced their monthly car …

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Innovators ‘show the way’ to encouraging active travel during COVID-19

The ‘golden age of cycling’ that Boris Johnson has suggested may dawn as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis could be a health and environmental benefit to UK citizens. But is it possible for cycling to be relevant to more than a niche group in our society? Climate and energy …

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Johnson’s ‘golden age of cycling’ welcomed but ‘significant investment’ needed

Manchester-based bike manufacturer Insync has welcomed Boris Johnson’s prediction that cycling will experience a ‘golden age’ once lockdown ends. However, Cycling UK has said this will only be achievable through “significant investment” and a “change in transport investment priorities”. “Replying to a question in the House of Commons, the prime …

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PM urged to improve walking and cycling provision in COVID-19 recovery plan

Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis and active travel commissioner Dame Sarah Storey are urging the prime minister to improve walking and cycling provision in the COVID-19 recovery plan. As South Yorkshire begins to recover from the impact of COVID-19, passengers on public transport are likely to need to socially …

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