- Moscow builds its very first bicycle lane – or is it an obstacle course? | The Observers
Moscow, home to 11.5 million people, recently got its very first bicycle lane. It was proudly inaugurated with much fanfare by city officials this summer to the great excitement of the city’s cyclists. However, their joy was slightly diminished when they realised that it was more like an obstacle course than a method for cyclists to more easily navigate city traffic.
- Boris Johnson’s cycling policies: putting the motorist first | Politics | guardian.co.uk
Boris Johnson’s jolly-good-fun image is so bound up with cycling that it’s easy to forget that his road management strategy as London mayor has always deferred to the London motorist.
- Cycling to work to become Moscow’s reality — RT
Sixteen of Moscow’s main roads will get bike lanes and bike stands. Mayor Sergey Sobyanin promises that they will be spread across nearly all the city’s districts.
- There’s more to ‘going Dutch’ than having a separate cycling lane | Bike blog | Environment | guardian.co.uk
It has taken the Netherlands 25 years to build up its culture of respect among its road users, and the law plays a big part too
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