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First separated cycleway to be built in Cardiff

Work on the first separated cycleway in Cardiff will begin on Senghennydd Road on 18th March. This will be the first phase of five proposed separated cycleways in Cardiff, as part of the council’s plan to improve cycling infrastructure in the Welsh Capital. The five proposed cycleways could make up …

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What’s next for UK cycleways?

Government plans for a ‘world-class’ national cycleway stretching the length of the HS2 railway line, which remained hidden for more than two years, were finally revealed in October. The Government-commissioned report detailed a cycleway of unprecedented ambition throughout England, linking communities up on a more than 1,000-mile route, in an …

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Manchester to Chorlton cycleway consultation extended

The consultation on a Manchester to Chorlton cycleway is being extended to 25th January. The cycling and walking route is being proposed by Manchester City Council, the One Trafford Partnership, Transport for Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking commissioner Chris Boardman. The new five kilometre route will run along Barlow …

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One millionth cycle trip so far this year recorded on Embankment Cycle Superhighway counter

"Watched the @cs3count on Embankment go over 1,000,000 just now," wrote the social media wrangler in charge of the Evans Cycles Twitter account. "AMAZING! Build it and they will come." The bike industry person was standing close to Embankment Tube Station in London, and was joined by a number of …

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Plans for a £800,000 Lake District cycleway go up in smoke

Plans for a £800,000 protected cycleway in the Lake District National Park have been withdrawn by the private developer. The cycleway was one of the sweeteners in bid to create the Thirlmere Activity Hub, a zipwire attraction over the Thirlmere reservoir. The developer has withdrawn the plans after objections to …

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Transport minister claims London’s cycleways cause congestion

During an air-quality debate in the House of Lords on Monday the under-secretary of state for transport Baroness Sugg told peers that London’s cycleways "have increased congestion." She did not cite any evidence to support this claim, and in fact there is much evidence in the opposite direction. Baroness Sugg …

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