Six cycling and walking organisations criticise government’s ‘Plan for Drivers’

Six of the UK’s leading cycling and walking organisations have criticised the government’s ‘Plan for Drivers’, which announced at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday, saying it denies people their choice, health and freedom, reports Air Quality News. The following is a joint statement released  by the CEOs of Bikeability Trust, British Cycling, Cycling UK, Living […]

Research by Cycling UK shows huge variation in active travel spend

Research by Cycling UK has shown that some councils in England are investing 170 times more per head on active travel than others. Its research has indicated that there is a huge variation in active travel spending by local authorities across the country – from £34 a year per head of population to just 20 […]

Two-thirds of young adults in Wales in favour of more active travel schemes

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of those aged 16-24 support allocating 10% of the Welsh transport budget to cycling and walking, while just 8% oppose it, acording to a new YouGov poll. In the poll carried out by YouGov on behalf of Cycling UK, 1,194 people were asked whether they would support or oppose a pledge by […]

Spending Review goes backwards on cycling investment, says Cycling UK

The Spending Review 2020 is failing to meet its own commitments and objectives for funding cycling and walking in England, with the wider funding package completely at odds with the Government decarbonisation strategy, Cycling UK campaigns manager, Keir Gallagher said. The Government has previously said that it would need to spend between £6bn to £8bn […]

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