Is Cambridge Britain’s cycling capital?

Can you make your city a cycle city? Probably the city of Cambridge, is transforming into one:

A new video from Streetfilms with the ambitious title “Cambridge: Britain’s Cycling Capital” shows how Cambridge manage to be able to demonstrate that 29% of commuters cycle to work It is important not only to notice the rising modal split but also the remarkably equal ratio between men and female cyclists. The success story of Cambridge is based in an holistic approach: expensive car parking, 20 klm/h streets, ban on the use of cars from university students, traffic lights for cyclists, bicycle parking, bicycle school for children, etc.

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One of the most important measures that favored the bicycle but also improved the quality of the city center was to ban the car from it.

You can read more here.

So, “Is Cambridge Britain’s cycling capital?”

What do you think?

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About avgivassi

PhD student| MSc Urban Planner| Surveyor Engineer National Technical University of Athens School of Surveying Engineering Sustainable Mobility Unit (SMU)
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