New TfL data shows sustained increases in walking and cycling in the capital

Transport for London  has published new data from its annual Travel in London  report, which shows that there have been continued increases in the levels of walking and cycling in London. The new data shows that the number of daily cycle journeys increased in 2023 to hit an estimated 1.26 million journeys per day, up by 6.3 per cent from 1.19 million […]

Go Jauntly App showcases walking trails across Nottingham 

Supported by the Active Travel Fund, Nottingham City Council and Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) have partnered with health and wellness company Go Jauntly, to deliver a series of new walks in Nottingham.  Go Jauntly is a free walking app designed to help people wander outside of their normal surroundings and reconnect with nature. […]

Welsh Government marks Clean Air Day with £58m spend on active travel

Wales’s Deputy Climate Change Minister has announced spending of more than £58m on ways ways to help people choose to walk and cycle for local journeys. Speaking on Clean Air Day, the Deputy Minister with responsibility for transport outlined how the investment would fund new and improved active travel routes across Wales. Since 2018, the […]

£3.6m boost for active travel in Glasgow

Projects that encourage walking, wheeling and cycling in Glasgow are to receive a £3.6m cash injection after the city’s council secured funding from Places for Everyone – an active travel infrastructure programme funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Sustrans. The funding will help progress a range of projects including the Govan City Network […]

£32.9 million to create a national network of walking and cycling experts

Local authorities are being given a fund to help skills training to help enable them to develop thousands of well thought-through local walking and cycling schemes, co-created by the communities who will use them. The Department for Transport says the investment will help local authorities in England design, develop and consult on high-quality active travel […]

Holborn active travel scheme approved

Camden Council’s Cabinet this evening (Wednesday 14 December) approved a range of cycling, pedestrian, road safety changes and public realm improvements to the High Holborn, Drake Street, Procter Street, Red Lion Square and Southampton Row area, following a consultation with residents, businesses and key interested groups between October and November 2022. The approved scheme will: […]

TfL awards more walking and cycling funding

Transport for London and the London Marathon Charitable Trust have awarded more than £416,000 of funding to 87 new projects run by community and not-for-profit groups, as part of the London Walking and Cycling Grants programme. The funding is the highest ever awarded through the programme, with a record number of groups set to benefit. […]

TfL launches more digital walking routes as part of new plan to boost leisure walking

Transport for London has published the capital’s first plan to boost the level of walking for leisure. It says leisure walking provides people with an affordable and easy way to support good health, and physical and mental wellbeing while protecting and improving the environment, and that the new action plan will enhance and expand leisure […]

TfL moves ahead with Greenwich to Woolwich Cycleway plans

Transport for London has published a consultation report that outlines next steps for a new Cycleway between Greenwich and Woolwich. The consultation, which took place before the pandemic, showed that 77% of people responding believed the planned changes would result in more people cycling, while 70% said the same about walking. Enabling more people to […]

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