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£10 million pledged for pop-up active travel infrastructure in Scotland

The Scottish Government is to fully fund a new infrastructure programme for pop-up walking and cycling routes or temporary improvements to existing routes. This will be supported by a package of guidance and support to local authorities from Transport Scotland and Sustrans Scotland for improvements such as widened pavements and …

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Scotland sees increase in cycling since social distancing measures introduced

Parts of Scotland have seen an increase in people cycling on roads since social distancing measures were introduced to combat COVID-19, new data shows. According to statistics released yesterday by Cycling Scotland, a counter in Dunfermline recorded an increase of 215% with the number of people cycling at a Dundee …

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Renewed Scottish cycling budget a “breakthrough”

The £15 million increase in the Scottish Budget for cycling and walking is a “breakthrough” for the country’s potential for carbon footprint renewal, according to Cycling UK. The extra investment in active travel is the result of an eventual agreement between the Government and the Scottish Green Party, which was …

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