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  • Updated 5 months ago

    Segregated Cycling Infrastructure

    London Sport
    The background information on the cycling infrastructure programme in London, its impacts and potential benefits: By 2041, we need an average of 3 million fewer car journeys in London each day to achieve the MTS target for 80% of trips to be made by public transport, walking and cycling (compared to 64% now) 8.17 million daily trips made by motorised modes could be cycled (car, motorcycle, taxi or public transport) but we must inves...
  • Created 5 months ago

    Cycling and the Housing Market

    London Sport
    Planning new developments around active,efficient and sustainable modes of transport can help create attractive, accessible areas where people are able to lead healthy lives and get around without having to depend on a car. Extending new transport connections to new parts of the city can unlock new development by improving access and transport capacity for new and existing residents.
  • Created 5 months ago

    The Complete Business Case for Converting Street Parking Into Bike Lanes

    London Sport
    Business owners argue that a proposed loss of parking spaces in their area would lead to financial losses, thus they push hard for studies on possible economic impacts in order to pause construction of bike lanes. However, replacing on-street parking with a bike lane has little to no impact on local business, and in some cases might even increase business. While cyclists tend to spend less per shopping trip than drivers, they also te...
  • Created a year ago

    Fitness at Work

    London Sport
    The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and HM Revenue & Customs have issued guidance on using the tax system to offer gym memberships and sports facilities to staff. This guidance provides some advice that employers can put into practice straight away to help their workforce become healthier. The government introduced Cycle to Work in 1999 - an annual tax exemption that allows employers to loan bicycles and cycle safety e...
  • Updated a year ago

    National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

    London Sport
    This new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) covers how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity. The aim is to increase the general population’s physical activity levels. The recommendations in this guideance should be read alongside NICE's guideline on physical activity: walking and cycling. This guidance includes recommendations on: • active travel• public ...
  • Created a year ago

    Transport Statistics Great Britain 2017

    London Sport
    The Department of Transport has released the latest Transport Statistics for Great Britain for 2017. A total of 801 billion miles were travelled across the UK. This publication breaks down the statistics by travel mode, trip purpose, road casualties and commuting trends. Key findings include: - Walking trips accounted for 3% of the total distance travelled and cycling accounted for 1% of the distance travelled - 10% of people walk to ...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Walking and Cycling Trips per Day

    London Sport
    Estimated daily average number of trips made by cycling and walking.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Number of Santander Cycle Hires

    London Sport
    Number of hires of the Santander Cycle Hire Scheme.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Walking and Cycling Rates by Borough

    London Sport
    Proportion of residents who walk  for at least 30 minutes at a given frequency, and proportion of residents who cycle (any length or purpose) at a given frequency.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    National Travel Survey: England 2016

    London Sport
    The National Travel Survey is a household survey of personal travel by English residents travelling within Great Britain. Data was collected via interviews and a one week travel diary. It describes patterns, for example how different groups of people travel, and monitors trends in travel as well as assessing the potential equality impacts of transport policies on different groups and contributing to evaluation of the impact of policies....