Wednesday 11 February 2009

London to ban cycling during the Olympics

Well, sort of. Just for the Olympics, you understand. Because pesky cyclists can slow motor traffic down. Not everywhere, obviously. Nevertheless:

According to the Olympic Delivery Authority, the plan will see cyclists being banned from miles of express routes designed to transport officials and athletes through London in high-speed convoys. Cyclists could be banned from miles of the routes because the new measures will leave carriageways too narrow and hazardous.

Which is just the excuse the London Borough of Waltham Forest has already come up with to ban cyclists and pedestrians from using Temple Mills Lane E10, as from tomorrow