Tag Archives: Chris Boardman

Active Travel England launches with Chris Boardman as interim commissioner

Chris Boardman is to become national commissioner of the government’s new cycling and walking body, Active Travel England (ATE). Boardman will be closely involved in the full stand-up of ATE, including the recruitment of the chief executive and management team. He has been appointed on an interim basis, while the …

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Chris Boardman appointed Greater Manchester’s first transport commissioner

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has appointed former cycling and walking commissioner Chris Boardman in an expanded role as Greater Manchester’s first transport commissioner. Boardman has been tasked with helping to accelerate the delivery of the Bee Network – a fully integrated transport system, including the roll-out of the …

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£250 million ‘emergency’ active travel fund unveiled

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has unveiled plans to boost greener, active transport and create a “new era for cycling and walking”. Pop-up bike lanes with protected space for cycling, wider pavements, safer junctions, and cycle and bus-only corridors will be created in England within weeks as part of a £250 million …

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Halfords offers to check more than seven million neglected bikes for free

Halfords is today launching a nationwide initiative aimed at the seven million British adults who have bicycles ‘languishing’ in sheds and garages. The ‘Get Back On A Bike’ campaign is designed to encourage these cyclists to consider cycling when they return to work. Halfords stands ready to perform a free …

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