People can rent and exchange cars for short trips in the city area. The purpose of this program is to encourage the people of the capital to abandon bulky cars.
Pollution from the cars is one of the main causes of environmental pollution and chronic congestion to return to a bike that is both convenient and good. for health. The program also aims to build a friendly and environmentally friendly London image.
A major cycling culture trend is developing in London
From the program, the blue “Boris” bicycles have greatly increased the number of trips around London by bike, but they have created a more viral effect. It raises the awareness of road users, especially motorcyclists and cyclists.
There are many events and activities related to bicycles in London today. By connecting people with similar interests, she organized a bicycle parade to discover the beautiful architecture of the city of London, derived from the idea of the Tweet Run program. took place in 2009.
So far, this event has attracted about 500 cyclists to meet every April every year with the principle of wearing a tweed outfit to join the bicycle parade.
Critical Mass is another bicycle-related event. An unofficial meetup will take place on the last Friday of each month with the participation of hundreds of cyclists to raise awareness of cyclists and motorcyclists.
A better news for London cyclists in the future is that the City of London recently announced a £ 1 billion funding package to improve vehicle transport infrastructure.
Under this plan, the capital city of London will have a clear distinction between bicyclists and motorcyclists on highways, adding two-way lanes for bicycles and most importantly, will increase the construction of more safe parking lots to create more favorable conditions for passengers to ride.
In addition, the city is also planning to implement the project “Bicycle superhighway”, in which the priority and safe lanes for cyclists will be built to help them move faster and safer. All of these projects are being implemented by the London Department of Transport to increase the frequency of using bicycles in the city to 4 times by 2025.
Not only Amsterdam of the Netherlands and Copenhagen of Denmark, so far including Paris (Franccycle superhie), Montreal (Canada), Barcelona (Spain) have succeeded in creating cycling habits for people. And with London, becoming a “bike paradise” is probably not too far away.