Bike Life report 2017 – the people have spoken

The people of Newcastle have spoken: “74% of residents support building more protected roadside cycle lanes, even when this could mean less space for other road traffic”   What more does the Council need to hear to build protected cycleways? For the second time, the survey shows overwhelming support for dedicated space for cycling over road space for cars. The general population again made their voice heard. These statistics come at no surprise, as 42% of Newcastle households do not even have a car, and car ownership does not preclude Newcastle citizens demanding better space efficiency, cleaner air and urban environments for all. Cycle[…]

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