Cycle lanes can provide useful and clearly-marked routes for cyclists. They aim to ensure that motorists give cyclist the space they require.
Many routes are however ill thought-out and may even increase the risk of a collision at some junctions.
LCC supports well-designed cycle routes. It does not however support any measures to force cyclists to use cycle lanes. It believes the city’s roads should be made safer and shared by motorists and cyclists.
LCC also wants to see more enforcement actions against cars and lorries which routinely block cycling lanes. It also believes that there should be enforcement action against motorists who use enter the zones created for cyclists at traffic lights, known as Advanced Stop Lines.