Results 3461–3480 of 4056 for cycling

Hazel Grove Bypass (10 Jul 2001)

Mr David Jamieson: ...and air quality is improved. The removal of heavy traffic allows communities to develop their opportunities to improve the reliability of public transport and to provide better facilities for cycling or walking. The removal of through traffic can also boost an area's commercial and retail vitality, providing a safer, cleaner and more attractive place in which to shop and to do business....

Transport (East Midlands) (10 Jul 2001)

John Mann: ..., and I should like to see it expanded southwards to at least Newark. It is absurd that one has to compete with cyclists on the A1, having left the A1M. Hon. Members may not be aware of the cycling heritage in my constituency. On Sunday, I opened a BMX track in Harworth, where the Tommy Simpson memorial museum is based. I hope that the Government will support the proposed new cycleway and...

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Cycling (4 Jul 2001)

Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what plans he has to require local authorities to produce cycling strategies.

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Cycling (4 Jul 2001)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how the Government plan to take forward their cycling strategy.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Regional Development Strategy (2 Jul 2001)

Mrs Joan Carson: ...can be averted only when a more radical approach is taken to remove heavy lorries and the single occupancy of other vehicles. These must be replaced by a reliable transport system. Walking and cycling are to be greatly encouraged. However, they will only develop with safer roads and with a healthy education policy in schools. Public transport in rural areas must be of a quality and...

Road Safety (28 Jun 2001)

Mr David Jamieson: ..., which he said some people consider an impediment to driving. I am sure that he would agree that traffic calming is generally an impediment to dangerous driving. The hon. Gentleman also discussed cycling and asked whether schools receive any best practice guidance. Key stage 3 curriculum guidance on children's personal, social and health education contains general guidance on safety, and...

Speed Limits (26 Jun 2001)

Mr David Jamieson: ...delivered this debate and raised the subject in such a measured manner. Clearly, he has a deep understanding of the subject--that may have been gleaned either from his days as a rocker on a motor cycle, or more possibly, from his three years in the 1960s as a lorry driver. I do not want to oversimplify my hon. Friend's speech, but I think that he was trying to tell us that, as a pay-off...

Rural Communities and Transport (26 Jun 2001)

John Spellar: ...and better information for all road users--better not only for motorists, who are important, but for bus users, pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists. Local highway authorities now have local cycling and walking strategies. We are working with them and the voluntary and commercial sectors to ensure that pedestrians can move around in far greater safety, to deal with problems of...

Motor Cycling (8 May 2001)

Keith Hill: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Salford (Ms Blears) on securing the debate. She is, of course, the chair of the all-party motor cycling group. I also thank her for her courtesy in giving me notice of some of the detailed matters that she wished to raise in debate. I reassure her that I will study the Official Report and that I shall respond in writing, where appropriate, to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cycling (24 Apr 2001)

Oral Answers to Questions — Cycling

Northern Ireland Assembly: Traffic-Calming Measures in West Belfast (23 Apr 2001)

Gregory Campbell: ...vehicles and through traffic from using unsuitable routes, reduce speeding, improve the urban street environment and reduce community severance, promote a greater feeling of safety and promote cycling and walking. West Belfast is included in the eastern division of my Department’s Roads Service. For information, I can advise the House that the eastern division alone receives...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Cycletracks: Cycletracks (4 Apr 2001)

Sarah Boyack: In December 1999 the Scottish Executive published the consultation paper Cycling by Design providing design guidance for all aspects of cycling infrastructure. Sections 12.40-12.71 inclusive of that document provides general guidance on the maintenance of cycle facilities and section 12.46 in particular offers guidance in relation to sweeping of cycle paths.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive: Speed Reduction Schemes (29 Mar 2001)

Sarah Boyack: ...the Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland how best to take forward the findings from the initiative. In the meantime, I have announced total funding of £13 million for walking, cycling and safer streets projects in the two years from next April. Local authorities will be able to use those resources to introduce measures such as 20mph zones.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Roads: Roads (28 Mar 2001)

Sarah Boyack: There are no plans to consult with the communities of Mallaig and Morar in connection with the possible construction of a footway/cycleway alongside the A830. One metre wide strips on either side of the main carriageway are being provided on the new sections of the road to help cyclists. Under the Trunk Road Cycling Initiative (TRCI) available resources for the provision of separate cycleways...

Scottish Parliament: Drug Misuse and Deprived Communities (22 Mar 2001)

Irene Oldfather: ...children and young teenagers with nothing to do, which is why we must consider young people's strategies to ensure better provision of recreational activities such as basketball, football, cycling and rounders—dare I even suggest roller hockey? The minister's commitment this morning to fund children's services is welcome. Furthermore, we need to harness Scotland's existing talent, to...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Berry Project (21 Mar 2001)

John Swinney: ..., in the counties of Perthshire and Angus. Just to demonstrate my credentials as a fit young party leader and constituency MSP—and this is designed to put all members to shame—when I am out cycling around east Perthshire in the morning before I come down to Edinburgh, it is my privilege to cycle past vast areas that still, despite all that has been said about declining output from the...


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