GAUTENG transport MEC Ismail Vadi does not believe Johannesburg’s cycle lanes should be abandoned.He said on Monday that he hoped to engage executive mayor of the City of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba about his opposition to them.Mashaba had said‚ during his inaugural speech in August‚ that he "was concerned to note that R70m has been set aside over the next three years for the development of bicycle lanes around our city".He added: "I intend putting a halt to this project. When every road in Johannesburg is tarred‚ maybe then we will look at bicycle lanes again."Vadi said he would be meeting with Mashaba soon and "we will find each other on this matter".The MEC was an advocate of the lanes‚ telling Radio 702 on Monday morning that "best practice in other major cities in the world is that cycling should seen as a form of mobility‚ it’s cost-effective‚ it’s healthy‚ it’s good for the environment‚ and I think that is the way to go".Vadi said that to an integrated "system required high l...

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