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Sadiq Khan to spend £770m on London cycling initiatives

Jan 2nd, 2017 by

Mayor’s proposed investment gets near levels seen in cycle-friendly nations such as Netherlands and Denmark

London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, has promised to spend £770m on cycling initiatives over the course of his term, saying he wants to make riding a bike the “safe and obvious” transport choice for all Londoners.

Following criticism that Khan has not been as bold as his predecessor, Boris Johnson, in committing to new bike routes, and amid increasing worries about air quality in London, Khan’s office has set out what is described as a hugely ambitious programme to boost cyclist numbers.

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