• Big rise in UK weekend cycling amid calls for more investment

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    Leisure cycling up by 60% in some areas but campaigners say safer routes needed post-pandemic There has been a boom in weekend cycling over the past two years with new data showing a rise in leisure-time cycling of up to 60% in some parts of the country. However, weekday cycling numbers in England remain at pre-pandemic levels, prompting campaigners to warn that without investment in safe cycling infrastructure, as traffic volumes return to normal, more people will turn to cars for everyday trips.
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