|Cycle culture: bikes on Pitfield Street|
Story so far: There has been cycle hire in Hackney since the launch of the scheme, initially docks were clustered close to the City in Shoreditch and its environs. The eastern extension of 2012 saw the bikes move into Hoxton and Haggerston.
Coming soon: I am grateful to the Suprageography blog for mapping the docking stations to be built on the northern edge of the
|Dunston Street: signs of the future|
The Future? Hackney is a large borough and only about a quarter of it will be home to Boris bikes, even after the expansion. I know of no future plans for enlargement in the borough but the cycling culture and a bike-friendly administration could one day see bikes moving further north into Dalston and Stoke Newington and east into Hackney Central and the area north of Victoria Park.
Boris rating: 6