UK cycling networks to get spending boost of more than £200m

UK cycling networks to get spending boost of more than £200m
Deputy prime minister will announce scheme to build on momentum of 2012 Olympics and British leg of Tour de France

More than £200m will be spent on encouraging cycling in an attempt to make Britain a nation that loves its bicycles like Denmark and the Netherlands, Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister, will say on Thursday.

The Liberal Democrat leader will reveal the fund at a cycling summit in Bristol in a move he will hope appeals to his party’s natural support base, many of whom have switched to Labour or the Green party since 2010.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/nov/26/cycle-networks-spending-promote-bicycles-roads