Manchester is to get a Dutch style solution to a very busy and dangerous junction. The 2000 cyclists a day using the route will be able to choose from using the road, or a segregated cycle lane. There will be a dedicated signal phase to give cyclists time to make their turns. Read all about it (and possible weep) here:
And how did they get local planners to agree to such a scheme? They got experts from the Netherlands to come to Manchester.
Politicians of Leeds - this is what ambition means, and what is possible if we open our minds.