On the London Cyclist thread “is there anything super about the Cycle Superhighways?,” we hear Chinese whispers on the reason why TfL decided against making real superhighways and instead came up with the overpriced and failed PR exercise that are the blue lines on the side of the road:
“TfL said the routes are simply not being used frequently enough to warrant separation of traffic.”
Boris, when asked why the Superhighways are not segregated, always says “There is just not room on London’s roads”.
Whether Boris used one or both of these excuses, he is wrong. Continue reading at At War With The Motorist to find out why.