Active Travel

TfL hands boroughs £80m for streets

31/01/2024

Transport for London (TfL) has announced up to £80.4m for boroughs to improve public transport, make walking and cycling safer and create new school streets.

Street scene can be key in fight for healthy ageing

24/11/2023

A new study has highlighted the importance of good pavements and slower traffic in helping older people get outdoors more.

Active travel progress 'disappointingly slow'

03/11/2023

The Government is not on track to meet its active travel targets, with funding uncertainty hampering councils’ efforts, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has said.

Prefab bridges give a lift to active travel in Bournemouth

27/09/2023

Work begins this weekend to install two new pedestrian and cycle bridges alongside a road as it crosses a railway in Bournemouth.

SRN plans throw minister's cycle spend claim into doubt

03/08/2023

National Highways' spending plans cast doubt on a transport minister’s claim that it is ‘due to’ spend £105m on cycling, walking and horse-riding this road investment period.

Pedestrian crossing lights could stay green longer

25/07/2023

Active Travel England is considering introducing new guidance for councils that could increase the amount of time people have to cross the road.

Sustrans releases 'breakthrough' active travel behaviours tool

30/06/2023

Sustrans has launched what it calls a ‘breakthrough tool’ that uniquely analyses localised data on public behaviours and attitudes towards walking and cycling.

Active travel targets 'in tatters'

07/06/2023

The Government is not on track to meet its targets to increase cycling and walking and should consider whether they remain achievable, Parliament’s spending watchdog has said.

Active travel funding cut faces court challenge

06/06/2023

Campaigners have threatened ministers with legal action over the decision to slash spending on walking and cycling for the last two years of the current Parliament.

£200m active travel cash allocated but LTNs blocked

22/05/2023

The Department for Transport has announced allocations for the £200m fourth (2022-23) round of the Active Travel Fund and revealed that it had blocked all low traffic neighbourhood (LTNs) schemes from the funding.

Newham continues active revolution with £51m programme

04/05/2023

Newham Council has announced a radical active and sustainable travel programme, backed by £51m capital investment until 2031, including an expansion of low traffic neighbourhoods (LTN) and a borough-wide 20mph limit.

Council team Pick Everard for Trent bridge test

07/03/2023

Property consultancy Pick Everard has joined forces with Balfour Beatty to deliver a new crossing over the UK’s third-longest river.

Active travel asset management is 'a sleeping giant'

01/03/2023

LCRIG director and government adviser Paula Claytonsmith has called for more focus on active travel maintenance, arguing that local asset management plans need to adapt.

Active Travel Fund 4: Councils invited to bid for £200m

07/02/2023

The Department for Transport has unveiled its latest tranche of active travel funding with £200m up for grabs for English councils.

Analysis: The renaissance will be active

07/10/2022

A policy toolkit from local government think tank Localis argues that active travel can have a key role to play in saving the high street. Its remedies are not radical, but in making the case it raises the prospect of a quiet renaissance. Dominic Browne reports.

Shapps stokes anger over cyclist insurance and speed limits proposal

17/08/2022

Cycling groups have hit back at comments from Grant Shapps in which he suggested that speed limits should apply to cyclists and ‘proposed’ a review into issues of insurance and how to track cyclists who break the law.

Boardman looks to 'change travel culture of a nation'

29/06/2022

Ministers have confirmed the permanent appointment of Chris Boardman as England’s active travel commissioner and announced a raft of appointments to lead Active Travel England.

Activists want Hammersmith Bridge closed to motor traffic 'for good'

13/04/2022

Environmental activists have invited West London residents to imagine the ‘fantastic possibilities that could be in store’ if Hammersmith Bridge remained permanently closed to motor traffic.

Khan hails School Streets success with 500 across London

10/03/2022

There are now more than 500 School Streets across London, mayor Sadiq Khan has announced, and walking is now the main way 58% of children aged 5-11 in London get to school.

Glasgow seeks cash for £475m active travel network

03/03/2022

Glasgow City Council has approved unfunded plans to build a City Network of active travel infrastructure priced at nearly half a billion pounds.

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