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Help shape ‘Mini-Holland’ cycling vision for Kingston

Kingston could become a ‘mini-Holland’ under a £100m plan to boost cycling in outer London.

Kingston Council is encouraging people to come forward with ideas for how the borough could be more cycle-friendly under the Mayor of London’s Vision for Cycling.

Kingston, one of London’s Biking Boroughs, will bid for a share of the Mayor’s funds that could see new cycle routes, cycle hubs at stations, safer junctions and other improvements for cyclists and pedestrians including tree-lined green corridors.

The aim is to make our town centres as cycle-friendly as their Dutch counterparts.

Councillor Simon James, Kingston Council’s Lead Member for Transport, said:

"This is a fantastic opportunity, not just for cyclists but for the whole borough. We want to hear from people how we can make the borough a better and safer place for cyclists."

Kingston has one of the highest rates of cycling in London and some of the lowest accident rates for cyclists and pedestrians.

Comments can be emailed to smartertravel@rbk.kingston.gov.uk

The Mayor of London’s Vision for Cycling is at www.tfl.gov.uk