Sadiq Khan admits £483m funding cuts will make London's roads more dangerous for cyclists

Transport for London will scrap road safety schemes in order to save money amid a funding crisis

London Tfl Sadiq Khan budget cuts
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Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has admitted London's roads will become more dangerous for cyclists if road safety schemes are scrapped as a result of Transport for London's (TfL) funding crisis.

TfL's Healthy Streets budget, which focuses on cycling and walking schemes in the capital city, will suffer an enforced £473m cut, as the government fails to commit extra funding past today. Khan is concerned this could have serious implications in efforts to improve safety for all road users.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.