Cardiff v Cambridge: can the Welsh capital steal the crown of Britain's top cycling city?

Cardiff v Cambridge: can the Welsh capital steal the crown of Britain's top cycling city?

Cardiff’s ambitious new cycling strategy aims to double the number of trips taken by bike, part of its ultimate goal to become Europe’s most liveable capital. But Cambridge, the reigning champ of cycling, won’t be beaten easily

If Cardiff and Cambridge were in a race to become the UK’s top cycling city, the latter would, predictably, be in the lead as Cardiff’s red dragon puffs along behind – realising, deep down, that it’s got some training to do.

You could argue that Cambridge, with decades of cycle-centric planning and investment, is the clear national champion, whereas Cardiff is more of your regional champ with promise.

Cardiff has the ambitious plans and leadership, but a lack of investment from the Welsh government is holding them back

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Source: Guardian Transport

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