High Court grants legal challenge to government’s cycling funding cuts

The Department for Transport’s decision earlier this year to slash the budget for cycling and walking schemes in England by around 75 percent can be legally challenged, the High Court ruled yesterday. The action was brought by active travel campaign group Transport Action Network (TAN), who wrote to the government in June seeking a judicial review into the […]

Aberdeenshire Council looks to develop active travel route between Montgarrie and Alford

Aberdeenshire Council is looking to develop an active travel route between Montgarrie and Alford. A feasibility study has been developed and identified a preferred route which would allow for walking, running, cycling and wheeling. The preferred route option follows existing paths through Haughton Country Path leading to Montgarrie Bridge which will be upgraded and widened […]

Reading Council seeks new location for Cycle Hub

Reading Council has reiterated its commitment to finding a secure cycle and maintenance hub in Reading town centre after long-standing plans to create one at the former Primark store regretfully failed to progress. Despite talks between the council and the retailer moving forward over the past year, Primark recently informed the Council it is withdrawing […]

Dundee Council making progress with active freeways

The creation of a high quality, inclusive and segregated active travel route alongside a main artery to/from Dundee city centre has taken another step forward. After initial consultation on a preferred route linking the heart of the city to the Kingsway via Lochee, further engagement on the three sections of how the corridor might look […]

Cumbria recognised for their walking and cycling plans

Cumbria County Council is delighted to announce that they have been awarded a Sustainability Project of the Year Award for innovative cycling and walking plans for Cumbria. At an awards ceremony last week, the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) North East and Cumbria, recognised the county councils ambitious walking and cycling plans through […]


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