Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced £836,000 of extra funding for cycle lanes.
This is good news if you happen to live in one of the areas that will benefit: Blackpool, Bristol, Cambridge, Colchester, Darlington, Derby, Exeter, Leighton Linslade, South Gloucestershire, Southend, Shrewsbury, Woking or York.
At World Cancer Research Fund we welcome any new money for cycle lanes.
This is because there is strong evidence that improving access to cycle lanes can make a real difference in increasing levels of physical activity, which is important for cancer prevention.
You only have to look at the examples of Amsterdam and …