The steep decline in numbers using the cycle hire scheme and therefore the revenue raised from user fees poses questions over whether this heavily subsidised operation is really offering good value for money for the London taxpayer.
It may be that the drop in cycle hire usage reflects a dip in the growth of cycling more broadly across London, but the Mayor can address both problems by working with TfL to make our roads safer for cyclists and encouraging the uptake of cycling in our city, including on hire bikes.
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