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The money's there. The man's in position. So can London's streets be transformed to make cycling safer and encourage more people to commute by bike?
On a day another cyclist is injured during the morning rush hour, Nick Thatcher reports on just some of the ideas being tested for the capital's cycling revolution.
This video report includes an interview with London's Cycling Commissioner Andrew Gilligan.
This roundabout is one of a raft of measures being considered to make London's streets safer for cyclists. Tests in woodland in Berkshire are being carried out. This Dutch-style roundabout segregates cyclists and motorists with a separate lane.
*London Buses statement: *
“At around 09:30 this morning a route 333 bus, operated by London General, was involved in a collision with a cyclist on Kennington Park Road, at the junction with Kennington Road.
"Emergency services attended the scene. There will be a full investigation into this incident.”
Mike Weston, Operations Director.
A woman in her twenties has been taken to King's College Hospital with a leg injury after a crash between a bus and a cyclist this morning. Emergency services were called to Kennington Park Road at 9.30am.
New technologies that could improve cycle safety in the capital are being tested in Bracknell.
The Transport Research Laboratory are putting Dutch style roundabouts and low level traffic signal through their paces to see if they would be suitable for London.
Trials could take place in 2014 if approved by the government.