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Highways England forks out for cycle network's missing link

13/01/2021

Highways England is promising to resolve a ‘missing link’ on one of the National Cycle Network’s key routes by extending the A36 cycleway in Salisbury.

Tories relying on Labour councils to boost cycling

08/12/2020

Labour-controlled unitary authorities in England are more likely to implement Conservative government policy supporting cycling, new research has found.

Labour calls for national cycling safety campaign

03/09/2020

Labour's shadow transport secretary, Jim McMahon, has called for 'a comprehensive new national cycling safety campaign targeted at both cyclists and motorists'.

New cycling strategy unveiled: Your guide to a game-changer

28/07/2020

The prime minister and the Department for Transport (DfT) have unveiled an extensive active travel strategy, with wide ranging reforms to revolutionise cycling infrastructure and prioritisation.

Updated DfT cycle design guidance 'must be followed'

05/06/2020

The government plans to publish new cycle infrastructure design guidance this summer, which must be followed 'for all cycling schemes supported by Government funding'.

TfL plans new £50m Cycleway in East London

09/05/2019

Transport for London (TfL) has set out plans for a new Cycleway which it says would transform roads between Hackney and the Isle of Dogs.

WSP to update cycling infrastructure guidance

03/05/2018

The Department for Transport (DfT) has appointed WSP to revise and update its cycling infrastructure design guidance.

Major pedestrian and cyclist safety work starts at Westminster Bridge

30/03/2017

Work which Transport for London says will transform Westminster Bridge and the surrounding area into a safer, more pleasant place for pedestrian and cyclists is underway.

Coroner calls for "urgent review" of London's cycle superhighways

14/03/2017

A coroner has called on Transport for London to urgently review its cycle superhighways to identify areas of reduced grip, stating "there is a risk of future deaths" unless action is taken.

£64m fund to encourage more cycling and walking

26/01/2017

The government is investing £64 million in an effort to encourage more people to cycle and walk to work.

Cycling plan for Scotland unveiled

17/01/2017

Transport Scotland has refreshed its Cycling Action Plan with an aim of having 10% of everyday journeys made by bike by 2020.

Cycle and footpath to be built alongside A585

03/01/2017

A shared cycle and footpath is being built alongside the A585 in Lancashire at a cost of £1.5 million.

£770m to be spent on cycling in London

06/12/2016

A total of £770 million will be spent on cycling improvements in London over the next five years.

Cycling taskforce set up in Scotland

02/11/2016

Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has announced plans for a cycling taskforce.  

London's North-South Cycle Highway to King's Cross approved

01/09/2016

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Transport for London (TfL) have confirmed they intend to go ahead with the North-South Cycle Superhighway to King’s Cross, after plans were supported by 70% of respondents to its consultation.

London Mayor: Press on with Cycle Superhighway 11 plans

03/08/2016

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is pressing ahead with plans for Cycle Superhighway 11 between Swiss Cottage and the West End.

Cycle-superhighway could be built between Gloucester and Cheltenham

21/07/2016

Gloucestershire County Council has helped to fund a Highways England study which could see a cycle-superhighway built between Gloucester and Cheltenham.

DfT launches £60m sustainable transport fund

06/07/2016

Local authorities are being invited to bid for a share of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) £60 million green Sustainable Travel Access Fund.

DfT announces £21m green transport funding

24/05/2016

Councils across the country have won almost £21 million of funding from the government to promote green forms of transport, including cycling and walking.

CTC wants more investment in cycling

04/04/2016

National cycling charity CTC has warned that Britain won’t reach current Dutch levels of cycling facilities and investment until the 23rd century.

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