Cycling campaigners protest new road layout designs

Over 100 cyclists protest new road layout designs around Kings Cross gyratory in London

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Just over 100 cyclists and one very loud sound system rode around the Kings Cross gyratory in central London last night, in protest at recent road layout designs which, campaigners say, do too little to improve cyclist safety.

Transport for London's (TfL) designs for Kings Cross, where two cyclists have died, show cycle lanes which disappear at junctions carrying up to five lanes of motor traffic, including many construction lorries and buses. One cycle campaigner, meanwhile, has reimagined the junction with continuous protected cycle tracks.

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