This government is neglecting cycling – Labour would change that | Andy McDonald
MPs must stop prioritising cars over people if we are to stand a chance of meeting climate goals
The UK is among the worst countries in Europe for cycling participation, and the government is predicted to achieve just a third of the 800m extra cycling trips by 2025 it had aimed for. What’s more, much of the growth so far has been restricted to London.
This is why Tuesday’s debate among MPs on government support for cycling and walking – or rather, the lack thereof – is so important.