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Isle of Wight projects encouraging active travel receive funding boost

Isle of Wight projects encouraging green travel will receive a £175,662 Government investment boost. All English transport authorities (outside London) were invited to submit proposals to the Department for Transport Capability Fund in the spring of this year. The Isle of Wight Council successfully received a share of the £30 …

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More than 50 miles of protected cycle routes set for Edinburgh

An updated five-year programme of investment will see more than £117 million invested in schemes to help people walk, wheel and cycle in Edinburgh. Under the Active Travel Investment Programme (ATINP), the City of Edinburgh Council will deliver over 85km (52 miles) of additional safe, protected cycle routes – the …

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Plans for Glasgow active travel network unveiled

Plans to build a city-wide network of active travel infrastructure for all parts of Glasgow have been unveiled. Released as part of a new strategy to promote active travel in Glasgow, the plans will add 270km of high-quality cycleways and improved footways along main roads in Glasgow. Intended to support …

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Latest section of the Castleford Greenway opens

The latest £370,000 section of the Castleford Greenway was officially opened yesterday, 29th September. The 1.3km section of the new walking and cycling route is part of a package of improvements in the area delivered in partnership by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Leeds City Council, Wakefield Council and Sustrans. …

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Greater Manchester launches latest CYCLOPS junction

Greater Manchester has launched the city region’s third CYCLOPS junction. The new junction, where Stretford Road meets Chorlton Road, will form part of the Chorlton to Manchester Busy Beeway, a £13.4 million route linking Chorlton, Whalley Range, Stretford and Hulme with the city centre. Designed by Greater Manchester engineers, CYCLOPS …

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Hundreds have their say on proposals for south coast cycle route

Hundreds of people have had their say on proposals for a cycling and walking route to be created on the south coast. National Highways recently ran an eight-week engagement on plans for a six-mile-long off-road route which will link Chichester with Emsworth along the A259. Over 400 people took the time to feedback and comment …

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Cycling UK granted permission for judicial review on removal of Upper Shoreham Road cycle lane

Cycling UK has had its appeal upheld against the High Court decision refusing permission for a judicial review of the removal of a cycle lane in Shoreham, West Sussex. The cycle lane on the Upper Shoreham Road was used for more than 30,000 cycle trips, many servicing the five schools …

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Public engagement into plans for south coast cycle route enters final week

A public engagement asking for views on new plans for a cycling and walking route to be created on the south coast has entered its final week. National Highways launched the engagement on plans for a six-mile long route that will link Chichester with Emsworth along the A259 on 22nd …

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First phase of work to transform streets in Nine Elms now complete

TfL, Battersea Power Station and Wandsworth Council have completed the first phase of improvement work in the transformation of the streets around Nine Elms. This work is making travel in the area safer and more enjoyable for people walking, cycling and using public transport, including the new Northern line extension. …

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Hampshire County Council launches survey on Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

Hampshire County Council has opened surveys for residents, businesses, commuters and visitors to submit their views on the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs). LCWIPs for the boroughs of Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Eastleigh, and Southern Test Valley are currently out to consultation and will close just before midnight on …

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