This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 144.
Protected cycle lanes are proven routes to getting more people cycling and keeping them safe while they do so. Research published in May shows that they also reduce injuries to other road users, including drivers. Many children joined us for the opening of the new lanes on Green End Road in July, welcoming the fact that this part of the route to school is now safer. Let’s use this success to inspire a bigger network that all can use, with connections across the city and linking surrounding villages too.