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Cambridge bike lanes on hold

28 May 2014 Cambridge infrastructure LibDems
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Plans to build cycle lanes along Huntingdon Road and Hills Road in Cambridge have encountered an unexpected last-minute delay. Councillors have demanded changes to the Government-funded scheme, which would create Dutch-style segregated lanes along these busy roads. Speaking against the plans, one LibDem councillor said “I can’t tell you how often I see cyclists disobeying red lights”, while another said “It’s a significant minority of ‘kamikaze’ cyclists: allowing them to have priority means less confident bus users will be stranded on the [bus stop] island.”

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