Oxford and Cambridge could become the UK’s first true cycling cities

by Bicycle NewsJuly 1, 20180 comments

, yet the simplest solution is staring them in the face

Sometimes politics really does overlook the obvious, and there’s a fine example just now in those two great centres of clear thinking and clogged traffic, and . Here is the problem. The country wants, and badly needs, , ,000 new jobs and 135,, and none of the usual answers works.

Even if new roadbuilding were an answer in any city, , their electorates implacable. Gone, , are the days when plans could be drawn up for a new highway through Christ Church Meadow. More buses? Both cities’ centres are already choked with them. Metros? Vastly expensive and disruptive, years to build, and couldn’t hope to serve most of the journeys people will need to make.

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