Zebras, pelicans, toucans, puffins, pegasuses (pegasi?)… there’s a bewildering number of types of road crossing, and now London has a Tiger crossing to add to the mix. It’s like a normal zebra crossing with flashing yellow lights, but with a bike crossing alongside. The idea is that motorists will recognise the zebra and stop for cyclists to cross the road. This new one forms part of London Cycle Network route 9 in Hackney, and the London Cycling Campaign calls it “simple and effective”.
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There's been a crossing like this in Rickmansworth - sort of Greater London - for a year or two. Drivers have still to learn to give way to cyclists when there are no pedestrians on the Zebra bit