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Is the UK’s golden age of cycling in jeopardy?

Season 1, Ep. 13

For Episode 13, we explore whether the UK's golden age of cycling is in jeopardy. Has "Gear Change" become "Gear Slip", and if so, why?


Laura, Adam and Ned discuss the politics at play and the battle between local authorities and the government. Ned does so from a 12th century castle in Kent and explains how he and Chris Boardman have had their daily commutes hindered by grounds staff.


You can read the articles we refer to here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/09/05/councils-must-stop-abusing-green-roads-cash/ + https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/09/05/grant-shapps-tells-councils-stop-abusing-250m-fund-meant-green/


We hope you enjoy this episode of Streets Ahead, a podcast dedicated to the world of active travel, liveable streets and people-focused urban design.


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