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"Boris Johnson was today jeered at The Times’s cycling hustings for stereotyping cyclists as dreadlocked, lycra-clad men who jump red lights. The incumbent mayor was also criticised by his Labour opponent Ken Livingstone for jeopardising cyclist safety, with high transport fares that make it cheaper to travel by car.
"Liberal Democrat candidate Brian Paddick compared Mr Johnson to an 'irresponsible general'. Green Party Jenny Jones pledged to extend 20mph zones to ten boroughs within London, while adding that London has 'gone backwards' on the 'scandal' of air pollution."
"Mr Johnson said he would appoint a cycling commissioner, and press on with TfL’s review of 500 dangerous junctions in the capital."
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