Report reveals the huge levels of public support for better cycling facilities across UK cities

Vast majority of people in seven cities across the UK in favour of better facilities for cycling

A segregated cycle path between Leeds and Bradford

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The huge level of public support for better cycling facilities has been revealed in a report by walking and cycling charity Sustrans.

The 2017 Bike Life report looked at attitudes towards cycling in seven cities across the UK (Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Greater Manchester, and Newcastle), gathering data from more than 1,000 people in each city, and finding high levels of support for improved cycling infrastructure and increased investment.

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