Cycle journeys in UK still in decline

The Guardian’s Society section carried an article recently on the UK’s National Cycle Network, which is nearing completion:

The number of cycle journeys in Britain has fallen since 2001, despite government strategies intended to increase bike use nationally fourfold by 2012. Fewer people in Britain, it seems, are prepared to get on their bike, even though more than 25 million live within two miles of where the network passes.

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