Imagine investing a $150 million dollars this year to build a numbered network of Bicycle Superhighways between Center City and the Suburbs. That's what London is now doing.
London's Cycle Superhighways are actually enhanced bikeways consisting of bicycle boulevards, colored bike lanes, cycle-tracks and bike boxes. are sponsored by Banking and Investment giant Barclays. The routes are contiguous and united by route signage and a distinct blue pavement.
Barclays also sponsor bike sharing in London.
As of July 19th the first two routes have opened CS3 and CS7.