Northern Ireland cycling plan welcomed by campaigners - though it will need money

Strategy for cycling in Northern Ireland seeks to build, support and promote cycling, but funding and targets must be laid out

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Northern Ireland's new Bicycle Strategy has been welcomed by campaigners, who say it will need some "very ambitious targets" and funding to get people on their bikes.

Cycle commuting in Northern Ireland is currently 0.8%, low even by UK standards, but the Strategy, with aims to "build, support and promote" cycling, shows good intentions, according to CTC's Roger Geffen.

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