Cycling and gentrification

An interesting blog in the Financial Times relates the growth of cycling in London to the process of gentrification. In the rest of the UK, cycling is most common among those working in the lower-skilled parts of the economy – a situation precisely reversed in London, where over 5% of professionals and 4% of managers cycle to work. Growth of cycling over the past decade has mainly been in London and some other urban areas, whereas in the majority of local authorities cycling in fact declined.

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