Boris Johnson’s £2 billion ‘cycling revolution’ – here’s what you need to know

The Prime Minister’s announcement has lived up to the expectations of cycling campaigners

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Earlier this year Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to bring about a “golden age of cycling”, as the government hoped to reinvent the nation's attitude to transport in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

As the UK came out of the pandemic lockdown, authorities were concerned that more people would jump in their cars to avoid using public transport, causing further traffic problems in towns and cities.

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