Cycle hire scheme needs a serious expansion

On the tenth anniversary of the cycle hire scheme, Caroline Pidgeon pointed to the gaps in its coverage - especially in south-east London, and especially at a time when so many people want to cycle rather than use buses or trains.

“The bold expansion of the scheme that took place in the early years of the scheme has halted. It is time that much more ambition was shown.

“The scheme should be substantially expanded to new parts of London, starting with a serious expansion out to Rotherhithe and into other parts of South East London.”

Read more in the Southwark News.