UK Government announce £2bn cycling investment including bike repair vouchers

The public will be encouraged to cycle and walk to reduce demand for public transport

People cycling in London (Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto)

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The UK Government will provide £2bn to create pop-up bike lanes, wider pavements, safer junctions, and cycle and bus-only corridors within weeks as part of new funding to support safe transport during the coronavirus pandemic.

Vouchers will also be issued to help people pay for bike repairs and plans are being developed to make more bike fixing facilities available.

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