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The Cambridge city wards of Chesterton and Abbey could be linked by a new pedestrian and bike bridge if councillors approve the project. The £4.5 million route would link land between Ditton Walk and Fen Road across Ditton Meadows and the river in Cambridge. The 44-metre long bridge would precede the arrival of the new Cambridge North train station later this year. Cambridgeshire County Councillor Ian Bates, chairman of the economy and environment committee, said: "This bridge will provide a vital and safe link for cyclists and pedestrians to jobs, transport hubs such as rail and education. We know in...

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The biggest obstacle to everyone in the UK riding any kind of bike (electric, tandem, recliner, unicycle) is the infrastructure. An advantage of electric bikes is the fact that you can choose the safest route as opposed to the shortest route, because electric power means you don’t have to worry cycling an extra five miles if need be. Cyclists despair about the state of old cycle lanes, as sometimes they’re so bad that it’s simply safer to ride on the road rather than a bumpy, cracked path - something drivers can often fail to appreciate ('get in the cycle lane'...

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