UK plans £250m boost for cycle lanes and fast-track e-scooter trials

"Campaigners call for redesign of transport system to help prevent bounce-back in air pollution

The government is expected to unveil a £250m investment in UK cycle lanes to encourage commuters to ride to work instead of using public transport, as part of the effort to prevent a resurgence of coronavirus.

Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, is expected to make the funding announcement during his appearance at the Downing Street coronavirus briefing on Saturday."

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