Guardian Newspaper publishes 5 key London Cycling Tests for Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London has publicly stated his intention to "triple the number of miles of protected cycle lanes on London’s roads”. He said to Chris Boardman that he wanted to see “more segregated cycle lanes” and “new routes”. and promised to “accelerate” the cycling programme, “increase the pace of change” and “increase the proportion of Transport for London (TfL)’s budget spent on cycling.”

The Guardian expresses concern that so far nothing has happened, and has published 5 tests to see how serious Khan is about cycling.

You can read the full article here.


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