£23 Million Government Funding Boost To Cycling and Walking Nationwide

Created 2 months ago, updated 2 months ago

Communities are set to benefit from a £23 million investment to rejuvenate cycling and walking across the England. In the Department for Transport’s latest step to drive down emissions and improve safety, Cycling Minister Jesse Norman has announced £21 million to improve significant on and off-road stretches of the 16,000-mile National Cycle Network.

A further £2 million will encourage more people to cycle and walk, particularly children and young people, so that greener travel choices are the norm, helping clean up our air.

Communities across England will benefit from upgrades to existing cycle routes and improved cycleway connectivity, to help create a safe, accessible and traffic-free network on the doorstep of millions of people