This is one of the main roads in Cambridge being trialled with new protected lanes. There is broad support for this, although some concerns with local parking and where the scheme ends, dropping people in a poor cycling environment.
Whatever happens, it has to be better than the current provision. This clip shows how poor the on-road cycle provision is with the following.
- regular abuse of the infrastructure by people driving
- regular poor passing by people driving
- poor infrastructure putting users in more danger