30 June) Government urged to create post-Covid ‘golden age’ of cycling – BBC News
30 June By Justin Parkinson
At one point last year, almost four times as many journeys as usual were being taken by bike, but usage has gone back to normal levels since then.
The charity Sustrans says cyclists need to feel safer and wants more 20mph zones and more effective cycle lanes.
The government said it had “ambitious plans to boost walking and cycling”.
It promised to set out more details soon.
According to official statistics, road journeys taken by cyclists surged during the first lockdown last year, reaching a high point of 3.84 times the normal level on 5 May.