Cycling preference reduced majorly after Olympics

Cycling preference reduced majorly after OlympicsGovernment figures demonstrated yesterday that the use of cycles is falling, as the extent of grown-ups who cycle at any rate once a month tumbled to 14.7 percent a year ago.

The decrease of over a third of a million individuals was most maintained in Eastern England, the South East and South West. Rates remained level in London and the West Midlands.

Cycling associations and groups guaranteed that profound slices to police plans had prompted a fall in activity police numbers, more awful implementation of way movement laws and security fears from might be cyclists.

They also committed to reasonable transport reprimanded the Government for neglecting to give satisfactory financing to cycle framework.

Figures discharged by the Department for Transport yesterday demonstrated that the extent of grown-ups who cycle at any rate once a month reduced by 14.7 percent in the year to October from 15.3 percent during the past year.

Figures also show that one in ten individuals cycle for fun every month and 7 percent to get to work or the shops. Only 3 percent of grown-ups cycle no less than five times each week. Cambridge has the most week by week cyclists (49 percent), followed closely by Oxford (34 percent).