A £50 investment announced by the Welsh Government today aims to get people out of cars and on to bikes.
Motorists exceeding the 50mph speed limits on some of the most polluted roads in Wales could be fined from next Monday (October 4).
An electric bike loan scheme for residents is being rolled out in five locations across Wales, backed by £1 million of funding from the Welsh Government.
Plans to reduce the national speed limit in Wales on residential roads and pedestrian streets will form part of the Welsh Government’s legislative priorities.
The Welsh Government is set to freeze new road building projects, while a review of highway schemes across Wales is carried out.
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.
Eight areas in Wales will trial a default 20mph speed limit this year, ahead of plans for a national roll out from April 2023.
Wales cannot afford to miss the chance for a culture shift in the way people travel, according to the Senedd’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills (EIS) Committee.