It's a bit more complicated than that...
The Mayor's idea to let cyclists turn left on red is “interesting”, said the minister, sympathising with riders who find it hard to regain speed after stopping.
But he was “not sure of the logic” of green bike-only boxes at lights. He wants to encourage cycling but said: “We have to make it less risky. The more separation you can create between cyclists and motorists the better.”
Tucked away in a sidebar in the Standard last night. There's a challenge here - someone point out to him that the best way to create separation between cyclists and motorists is to enforce a minimum overtaking distance.