Results 101–120 of 3596 for cycling

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: Bicycles (11 Sep 2017)

Jesse Norman: The Government recognises electrically assisted pedal cycles as an effective alternative to commuting by car, and will continue to promote them as part of our ambition to double cycling by 2025. The Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, published in April 2017, sets out the Government's plans to promote all forms of cycling. It also explains how a total of £1.2 billion may be spent...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways (11 Sep 2017)

Jesse Norman: As with all local cycling infrastructure, local authorities are best placed to promote cycle paths in their area, which offer cyclists an alternative to cycling in the carriageway. However, the decision to use a path will depend on the individual cyclist. While they can be attractive to some cyclists, particularly less confident cyclists, cycle paths may not always be convenient for...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cycling (11 Sep 2017)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many civil servants in his Department made use of a cycle-to-work scheme in each of the last five years.

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (7 Sep 2017)

John Finnie: ...by those in higher income groups, and 70 per cent of all flights in the UK are taken by the wealthiest 50 per cent of the population. In contrast, people on lower incomes depend disproportionately on buses, walking and cycling, and the recent Scottish budget saw spending frozen on those modes of transport. To put the £150 million into perspective, it is almost three times the total...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (6 Sep 2017)

Mr Mark Ruskell: ...bag tax. Like the smoking ban, those subtle changes add up to bigger shifts and cultural changes over time. One of the best ways that the Government could embed the success of an enhanced budget for walking and cycling would be to make 20mph the default speed limit on the streets where we live, work and play. The consultation on my proposed member’s bill on restricted roads looks set...

Scottish Parliament: Generations Working Together (6 Sep 2017)

Sandra White: ...Generations Working Together a plug for the work that it does. If anyone wants to contact that organisation, they should go to any of the groups that work in their area and help them by volunteering and so on. I also have to plug Cycling Without Age, which held a successful event here last night. Today, Fraser Johnston and others also came to the cross-party group on older people, age and...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (5 Sep 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...do more to support the circular economy and reduce waste. I can confirm today that we will design and introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks containers as an important part of our determination to tackle litter and clean up our streets. For the sake of our environment and our health, we will also take further steps to support walking and cycling—active travel—by doubling...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2017-18 (5 Sep 2017)

Patrick Harvie: ..., so I welcome the commitment to have four such zones. Having just one pilot was clearly inadequate in the first place; where we are now is where we should have been some time ago. As for more investment in walking and cycling, there is ground to make up from earlier cuts in that area, and the increase must be sustained for the long term if it is to make a difference. I had hoped that we...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: *No heading* (24 Jul 2017)

Lord Callanan: Provision of cycling infrastructure, including segregated cycle lanes, is the responsibility of local traffic authorities. It is for them to decide whether or not to permit mobility scooters to use such lanes. Tricycles are already able to use cycle lanes. The definition of a pedal cycle is given in the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 as ‘a unicycle, bicycle,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: *No heading* (19 Jul 2017)

Lord Callanan: The Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy was published in April 2017, and sets out our plans to increase cycling and walking across England. The strategy aims to make cycling and walking the natural choices for short journeys or as part of a longer journey, and identifies £1.2 billion which may be invested in support of this over the five years from 2016/17 to...

Business of the House (13 Jul 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: ...to his approach to the work in this Chamber over the next few years. It is absolutely vital that we do more to promote a healthy lifestyle. This Government have put a great deal of money into new cycling programmes, new sports for children in schools and so on, but I must also mention all the work that volunteers do to develop these programmes for running together through the park. It is a...

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Cycling and Walking (13 Jul 2017)

Cycling and Walking

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Topical Questions (13 Jul 2017)

Jesse Norman: Not only can we look at it, but we would be delighted to receive an application for a bypass. I look forward very much to cycling that section of the Derwent valley when I come to visit it on a future occasion.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Oxfordshire (13 Jul 2017)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has conducted a cost-benefit analysis on proposals to build a community cycle path along the B4044 from Eynsham to Botley.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: West Midlands (12 Jul 2017)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much central Government investment has been provided to (a) Coventry and (b) the West Midlands to upgrade the cycling network in those areas in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: North East (12 Jul 2017)

Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding his Department has made available for cycling in (a) Sunderland and (b) the North East since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Per Capita Costs (12 Jul 2017)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the level of public funding for cycling per head of population in each of the next five years.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (11 Jul 2017)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many cycling fatalities there have been in (a) Gloucestershire and (b) England in each of the last five years.

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill (10 Jul 2017)

Jonathan Edwards: ...I think we will see in the modern workplace is that work and leisure time will become compressed, with people looking to set up their businesses where their leisure activities lie. Those who like horse riding, cycling, mountaineering, canoeing or surfing will find all those incredible leisure activities in abundance in Carmarthenshire, and I am confident that if we were able to deal with...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Southampton (6 Jul 2017)

Royston Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much central government investment Southampton has received to upgrade its cycling network in each of the last five years.


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