Consultation starts into Shropshire’s new cycling and walking plan

Shropshire Council has started consultation on a proposed network of new and upgraded walking and cycling routes across Shropshire – including new cycle lanes, footpaths, crossings and bridges. A six-week consultation into Shropshire’s draft Cycling and Walking Plan runs until 16 June. The cycling and walking plan (also referred to as the LCWIP*) sets out a 10-year […]

Work set to begin on new cycle route in Leamington Spa

Construction of a new cycle route on the Kenilworth Road in Leamington Spa is due to start on Monday 23rd January. The scheme will involve construction of a new cycle track alongside the east side of Kenilworth Road between Binswood Avenue and Northumberland Road and a new signed cycle route along Beauchamp Road and Binswood […]

Government launches second cycling and walking investment strategy (CWIS2)

The government has reaffirmed its commitment to aim for 50% of all journeys in towns and cities to be walked or cycled by 2030 as well as deliver a world-class cycling and walking network in England by 2040. This forms part of the second cycling and walking investment strategy (CWIS2) launched this week. This strategy […]

Ban on pavement parking would encourage more people to walk and wheel

A ban on pavement parking would encourage more people to walk and wheel, according to a new report by Sustrans. Its Walking and Cycling Index (formerly Bike Life) is the UK’s biggest ever study of walking, wheeling and cycling. It highlights the issue of pavement parking in urban areas across the UK and Ireland, and […]

Cheshire East Council seeks feedback on two cycling and pedestrian schemes in Crewe

Cheshire East Council is inviting feedback on two schemes which will create new, attractive, and more direct links for pedestrians and cyclists between Crewe railway station and the town centre.  The council has long-term ambitions to improve pedestrian and cycle links across Crewe to encourage an increase in active travel. As part of these ambitions, […]

Cheshire East agrees draft implementation plan to develop more cycling and walking network

Cheshire East Council has given the go-ahead for a draft implementation plan to develop more walking and cycling networks. Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) have been developed for Wilmslow, Crewe, Congleton and Macclesfield, setting out ambitious programmes to create high quality walking and cycling networks. The highways committee’s approval of the draft LCWIP implementation […]

New cycling and walking infrastructure given the green light in Essex

Changes to make it easier and safer for residents to walk and cycle have been given the go ahead. They form part of our ambition for Essex to become safer, greener and healthier. Improvements will be made to infrastructure in five parts of Essex. This includes the creation of new segregated cycleways, Schools Streets, Liveable […]

TfGM hails major boost for cycling and walking development

New technology is set to offer a major boost to Greater Manchester’s investment into cycling and walking infrastructure. A new contract has been awarded to Vivacity Labs to provide video analytics sensors which will enhance both the monitoring of existing cycling and walking schemes and the planning and implementation of future schemes. Around 100 new […]

More funding and new measures to help further boost cycling and walking across the UK

New requirements for local authorities to ensure that active travel schemes are properly assessed are among a number of new measures announced by the Department for Transport (DfT) as part of a £338 million funding package to further boost cycling and walking across the country. Infrastructure upgrades and changes to The Highway Code are included […]


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