Cycling: Greater London

Department for Transport written question – answered on 28th November 2016.

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Photo of Lord Borwick Lord Borwick Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an assessment of the number of cyclists regularly using lanes of London's roads intended for other traffic where an alternative route via a cycle lane or cycle superhighway is available.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

No. This is a matter for the Mayor of London and for individual London boroughs.

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Chris Beazer
Posted on 29 Nov 2016 4:00 pm (Report this annotation)

"lanes of London's roads intended for other traffic" implies that there are roads specifically allocated for motorised traffic. I am aware that very few roads fit into this category (motorways, a few "A" roads) whereas nearly all roads are for "traffic" which includes bicycles.