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Cycling UK launches new long-distance Cornwall cycling route

A new long-distance cycling route for Cornwall has been launched today. Developed by Cycling UK, the West Kernow Way is a largely off-road 150-mile (230km) loop route starting in Penzance. It winds its way west through the Cornish landscape to become a figure of eight, using quiet roads, bridleways, byways …

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TfL, Hackney Council set out next steps for new cycleway

TfL and Hackney Council have set out the next steps for their plans for a new cycleway between Lea Bridge and Dalston. In 2019, TfL asked local people to have their say on its plans to make roads connecting local neighbourhoods better for walking and cycling. Plans for the route include: …

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BCP Council secures £247,000 grant to encourage cycling and walking

BCP Council has been successful in securing an extra £247,000 grant from Central Government to help encourage cycling and walking in the conurbation. The money has been awarded from the DfT’s Capability Fund and is ringfenced specifically for activities that promote active travel. The funds will be used to provide …

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Views sought on new crossings proposed in Wigan

Residents in Wigan can now give their views on several proposed new crossings that will enable more people to make short journeys on foot or by bike in the borough. The proposed crossings, delivered in partnership with Wigan Council, which are now under consultation, will form part of the Bee …

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TfGM partners with Vivacity Labs for cycling and walking development in Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is to advance its cycling and walking infrastructure programme through the rollout of new technology by Vivacity Labs. The transport technology scaleup has been awarded a new contract by TfGM in its latest investment into the city’s cycling and walking infrastructure. The partnership will see …

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A31 investment brings improved cycling and pedestrian access

A project to improve access for residents, walkers and cyclists along West Street, Ringwood, in the New Forest has been successfully completed. The work was carried out by Hampshire County Council in collaboration with Highways England ahead of the plans to replace the bridges and widen the A31 that is …

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Southeast London cycleway construction moving onto next stage

TfL is set to start construction work on the next section of Cycleway 4 in Deptford, a new cycle route that is already enabling thousands of safer and easier cycle journeys across the area each week. Sections of the route, which will run from central London to Greenwich when finished, …

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£338 million package set to boost cycling and walking across country

The active travel boom seen throughout the pandemic will ‘continue to thrive’ thanks to a £338 million package to boost cycling and walking across the country, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Infrastructure upgrades, changes to The Highway Code and new requirements to ensure that active travel schemes’ effects are …

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Consultation launched on cycle and walking route linking Chichester and Emsworth

Highways England is launching a six-week public engagement for people to have their say on new plans for a cycle and walking route to be created on the south coast. The six-mile-long off-road route will link Chichester with Emsworth, along the A259. The route, which is currently part of the …

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