Active travel comes to fore ahead of car travel
'Record' increases in the number of people cycling has been recorded in London, of more than 200% on some weekends, data from TfL has found.
Scotland’s transport minister Graeme Dey has confirmed more than £1.2 million is being provided to support active travel.
The Government is to put together a second cycling and walking investment strategy for actions beyond 2021.
Walking has seen a 20% increase across the UK, according to a one year review of travel adaptation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Welsh government is targeting 45% of all journeys to be made by sustainable means and away from private cars across the country by 2045.
The new Transport Strategy document ‘Llwybr Newydd – New Path’ commits to making 45% of all journeys sustainable by 2045.
TfL has opened two new temporary cycle lanes totalling almost 5.5km of space as part of the Mayor’s Streetspace programme.
Greater Manchester is to add a further 24 miles of permanent walking and cycle routes with £15.97 million from the Government’s Active Travel fund.
An alliance of active travel, public transport and shared mobility groups are calling for the rapid reduction of private car use to help tackle air pollution.
The reduction in car use and public transport during lockdown has encouraged councils to consider reallocation of road space to cycling, walking and other uses
Researchers at Leeds University believe e-bikes could offer a safe a sustainable route back into work for the millions of workers currently working from home.
Cardiff bus users can now travel even more seamlessly around the city thanks to a collaboration between bike share operator nextbike.
Liverpool City Council contractors have started work on a £4 million scheme to create new cycle and pedestrian paths on Princes Avenue and Road.
Transport for London (TfL) is planning to remove roundabouts at each end of Lambeth Bridge to introduce more pedestrian and cyclist friendly traffic measures.
Helsinki and Oslo have achieved the milestone of zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths last year, following changes to traffic infrastructure.
Transport for London (TfL) has started construction work on a 1.6km stretch of its 10km segregated Cycleway route between Tower Bridge and Greenwich.