Tuesday, 10 November 2009
In June 2008 Bristol was named the country’s first Cycling City. Both the government and local councils have poured money into the three year scheme that will apparently lead to better facilities, signage and routes for cyclists, while promoting the humble bicycle as a viable alternative to the gas-guzzling car. £23 million will be invested in the project, started last year, which aims to double the number of cyclists in Bristol. The investment is equally funded between the government and the local council and improves a city with some good peripheral networks such as the Avon Cycleway.
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Issue One would love to hear your thoughts. Perhaps you would like to encourage new riders despite the reported bad roads and you would like to launch a petition to improve road quality. Whatever your views, let us know.