Results 3321–3340 of 4036 for cycling

Gloucester South-West Bypass (30 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...will allow authorities to deliver a huge range of small-scale integrated transport projects, from local safety schemes, bus priority measures and park-and-ride services, to schemes to encourage cycling and walking. I have seen at first hand, especially in Gloucester with its go-ahead thinking, what a difference such schemes can make to the safety and well-being of local communities. An...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycleways (28 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: The responsibility for providing cycling facilities rests with local traffic authorities. They have powers to provide cycle lanes on the carriageway and cycle tracks away from the road. It is for individual authorities to decide local priorities and allocate funding for schemes in rural areas.

National Nutrition (22 Oct 2002)

Ms Oona King: ...playing field sell-off. The requirements of the national health school standard should be strengthened and monitored through Ofsted. We need transport and planning policies to encourage walking and cycling as everyday means of travel by children and adults. I have touched only on some of the strategies that are required if we are to reduce the deaths to which I referred. I welcome the...

Written Answers — Transport: Transport Direct (22 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...research can be found on the Department's website http://www.dft.gov.uk/itwp/transdirect/index.htm. These include a review of existing traveller information system and a project looking at how cycling can be incorporated into journey planners. The work on providing a business case for bus real-time is continuing, the business case will quantify the benefit of such systems. Recommendations...

Written Answers — Transport: Journey Planners (Cycling) (21 Oct 2002)

Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish findings of research into putting cycling into journey planners; and what steps are being taken to act upon these findings.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health Promotion: Health Promotion (18 Oct 2002)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...advice to individuals and families seeking to make changes to their diet. The Highland Sports Strategy (2000) is driving the promotion of opportunities for physical activity, including the Highland Cycling Strategy, developing Safer Routes to Schools projects and Walking the Way to Health initiatives. At a national level the Physical Activity Task Force, set up in June 2001, has recently...

Road Traffic Speed (17 Oct 2002)

Mr Tony McWalter: ...that I can take my children to school most mornings when I do not have very early meetings. Motoring is life-enhancing and enjoyable. I speak as an ex-long-distance lorry driver. I have taken motor cycles over most of the countries of Europe. I have driven a sports car for many thousands of miles. Motoring has been one of the pleasures of my life. The fact that it gets you from A to B...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (15 Oct 2002)

Mr David Rendel: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made towards meeting the Government's target of increasing the proportion of journeys made by bicycle.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cycling on Pavements (14 Oct 2002)

Lord Campbell of Croy: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are taking action to stop bicycles being ridden on pavements.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health Promotion: Health Promotion (3 Oct 2002)

Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is promoting walking and cycling.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Speed Limits: Speed Limits (19 Sep 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: The Scottish Executive is providing additional resources to local authorities, totalling nearly £22 million over the period 2000 to 2004, for Safer Routes to School and Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets projects. Local authorities can use these resources to introduce measures such as 20 mph speed limits outside schools.

Written Answers — Transport: Public Service Agreement (24 Jul 2002)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport for what reason the public service agreement target in respect of the national cycling strategy was removed in the 2002 Comprehensive Spending Review; and what impact he estimates the removal will have on the implementation of the strategy.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (23 Jul 2002)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will initiate a bicycle awareness campaign.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Sport England (23 Jul 2002)

Richard Caborn: ...Boxing—Amateur boxing Association 95,000 98,000 49,333 Canoeing—British Canoe Union 208,000 200,000 200,000 Cricket—England and Wales Cricket Board 205,000 284,500 266,917 Cycling—British Cycling Federation 300,000 270,000 270,000 Equestrian—British Equestrian Federation 40,000 40,000 40,000 Fencing—British Fencing Association 65,000 50,000...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Defra and Forestry Commission: Spending Plans (23 Jul 2002)

Lord Whitty: ...spending on transport and regeneration will improve the quality of our local environments. For example, capital expenditure on capital transport plans––which includes expenditure on home zones, cycling, walking and local safety schemes––is doubling in real terms from 2001–11 as part of the Ten Year Transport Plan. The neighbourhood renewal fund is being increased from £400...

Written Answers — Transport: Transport Direct (22 Jul 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...the benefits of such systems and thus facilitate their development and adoption. We also hope to publish best practice advice. We also have some minor contracts which include research into putting cycling into journey planners and preparatory work for the business plan. We hope to publish the cycling study on the DfT website very soon.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Departmental Spending Plans (19 Jul 2002)

Margaret Beckett: ...spending on transport and regeneration will improve the quality of our local environments. For example, capital expenditure on capital transport plans—which includes expenditure on home zones, cycling, walking and local safety schemes—is doubling in real terms from 2001–2011 as part of the Ten Year Transport plan. The Neighbourhood Renewal fund is being increased from £400 million...

Written Answers — Transport: Roads (16 Jul 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...transport schemes under the Rural Bus Challenge scheme; Rural Transport Partnerships which we aim to have in every rural community in England by next year; Appointment of a new team of regional cycling co-ordinators, to support delivery of the National Cycling Strategy, and announced funding for the first 10 cycling projects under a new £2 million Cycling Projects Fund; Preparation of a...

Business of the House (11 Jul 2002)

Ms Jane Griffiths: ...being enjoyed by millions, although, sadly, in this country only viewers of ITV2 can watch it. Does he agree that a tour of Britain would be a wonderful opportunity not only to inspire our future cycling stars but to regenerate rural areas that suffered so badly from foot and mouth last year? Will he be able to find time for a debate on the future of cycling as a sport?


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