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Boris unveils plans for two-lane cycle path leading to Big Ben

A £913 million plan to revolutionise cycling in London was announced today by the capital's mayor Boris Johnson.

Saying he wanted to "de-Lycrafy cycling", Mr Johnson outlined plans for a 15-mile cycle route from the western suburbs to Canary Wharf In Docklands and Barking in east London.

Transport for London released the above video showing a so-called 'Quietway' along London's Embankment leading up to Big Ben.