Londoners record highest cycling volume since records began

Analysts put cycling increase down to improved infrastructure - but note the majority of riders are still white middle class men

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Figured released by Transport for London (TfL) show that cycling has seen its greatest growth in the city since records began.

Planners put the increase down to new infrastructure, in particular segregated cycleways, which they also say improve rider's perception of safety.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.