Bristol hopes to double riding population by 2020

Sustrans, Bristol, Cycling, City

Bristol is doing some great work for cyclists, doubling bike use between 2001 and 2011, the biggest growth in modal share outside London.

In 2008 it was named Britain's first official ‘cycling city' and though the scrapping of Cycling England in 2010 threw a metaphorical umbrella in the spokes, things are looking up again, thanks to a new cycling-friendly mayor, local campaigning and a raft of new funding.

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