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Cyclists now outnumber motorists in the City of London

According to a recent report, cyclists now outnumber motorists in the City of London during peak hours. This means that people cycling represent a whopping 40% of road traffic in the city at peak times and 27% throughout the day.
Over the last decade, the use of motor vehicles has been increasingly restricted in the financial heart of the UK, leading to a decline in the number of motorists by 64% since 1999 and it has had positive effects on cycling statistics. The number of cyclists has increased by 386T% since 1999 and even during the pandemic, the number of cyclists has remained high, reaching 102% of pre-pandemic levels. Walking remains the primary mode of transportation in the City, but the uptick in cycling levels is pretty impressive and should signal other cities around the world that this shift is possible.
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Overall, the shift towards cycling in the City of London is an excellent example of how cities can create a more sustainable, healthy, and livable environment for their citizens. By promoting cycling as a primary mode of transportation, cities can reduce their carbon footprint, improve air quality, reduce traffic congestion, and promote better health outcomes for individuals.

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  • We Don't Have Time

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    • Videlis Eddie

      62 w

      This great 👍

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      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

        62 w

        Great step ! Towards achievement of net zero emissions

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        • Ford Brodeur

          62 w

          I wonder if London has added new bike lanes to their city to make it more bike-friendly. The last time I was there, I didn't see many. But it's great to see people using bikes more often!

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          • Damodar Prabhu Panemangalore

            63 w

            I have started cycling and completed 300 kms recently

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            • Joseph Githinji

              63 w

              The fact that this help us exercise and the same time reduce carbon footprint,it's incredible.

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              • Grace Njeri

                63 w

                GREAT!!! We must take care of Earth and try harder to have a positive impact on the planet.

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                • rosebellendiritu

                  63 w

                  It's encouraging for people to lessen emissions,it will have a very positive impact on our planet

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                  • dickson mutai

                    63 w

                    Incredible London people ... proud cyclist!

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                    • Daniel Waweru

                      63 w

                      This is great, it is a safer means of transport with zero emission and the future of our climate is promised.

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                      • Patrick Kiash

                        63 w

                        Great! If all cities can shift to this approach, it indicates the carbon footprints will go down,and it will be healthy for their citizens and friendly sustainable ways.

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                        • Sarah Chabane

                          63 w

                          @patrick_kiash 100% and London is a big city as well :)

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                        • Annett Michuki..

                          63 w

                          this is amazing

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