London Superhighways launch to mixed acclaim

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Not by any stretch of the imagination can we call them "Cycling Superhighways",  whatever Mayor of London Boris Johnson likes to claim. He did so again with great fervour at the launch, on Clapham Common, at the launch of the first two pilot routes to open in  London this morning at a cost of £22 million.

They are CS7 from Merton to the City and CS3 from Barking to Tower Gateway. But they are, despite two particularly serious hazardous junctions, a welcome development and an improvement on the bog standard cycle lanes they have replaced.

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