The East-West Corridor from the Old Street Roundabout to the British Museum is the most cycled route in Central London. At peak times, bicycles represent over 60% of all vehicles. And yet it is a dangerous, polluted, hostile, unpleasant, hellish battleground.
It doesn’t have to be like this:
People should have the freedom of riding on this most natural East-West desire line in safety and comfort. Like on this street in Utrecht, in the Netherlands, of similar size and which carries more bicycle and bus passenger trips:
The Clerkenwell Boulevard proposal is to transform a traffic choked artery into a vibrant, clean, healthy city street, where it is pleasant to walk, cycle and shop.