The Cycling Action Plan reflects TfL's commitment to cycling as an essential component of London's transport system, contributing to reducing road danger, tackling air pollution and combating the climate crisis.
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With over 11.5 million cycle hires having taken place across the year, 2022 has seen the scheme continue to go from strength to strength, with the introduction of a fleet of e-bikes and an expansion of the scheme in Southwark.
With seven new docking stations now available in Southwark, the Santander Cycles scheme's expansion in the borough will enable more Londoners to access bikes across the capital, building on the scheme's continued success.
With almost twice as many people now living near a high-quality cycle route in London, TfL's latest data shows that levels of cycling in autumn 2022 was 40 per cent higher than in 2019.
As part of the service expansion, 500 e-bikes are now available for hire across the scheme's 800 docking stations, helping to break down the barriers that often stop some people from cycling.
Following a historic number of hires in 2021, Transport for London is set to launch e-bikes as part of the Santander Cycles scheme to support the scheme’s continued success and financial sustainability.
TfL has said it will install 105 new Santander Cycles docking points around Network Rail stations in central London to boost connectivity.
Cycling for tens of thousands of Londoners has been made easier, as the Santander Cycles scheme extends to Brixton after seeing 104 million hires in 2017…
Seven months of 2017 beat year-on-year records for the number of journeys made on Santander Cycles…
The new Santander Cycles have been hired more than 25,000 times since they rolled onto the streets of London at the start of November – an impressive 30 per cent increase on the average hire rate per bike per day.