Cycling up in Lambeth

Initial findings of the 2001 census have been published and they show that the percentage of journeys to work made by bike increased by over 1.4% in the years between 1991 and 2001 – whilst this may not seem a major increase it is in the top seven increases nationwide and is the figure for all modes of transport.

Lambeth was one of six London boroughs in the top 14 in terms of increase in cycling.

Similarly data from TfL showed that cycling increased by 74% in the inner London area which includes Lambeth) from 1993 – 2003 and initial findings on the impact of congestion charging show that the number of cycle journeys have increased by 16% since February 2003.

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