John Hayes: Buses are good, walking is good, cycling is good—that was how I got to school.
Cycling and Walking
Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to revise Local Transport Note 2/08, Cycle Infrastructure Design, to reflect the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016.
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The Local Sustainable Transport Fund ran from 2011/12 to 2015/16. In the Autumn Statement of 2015 the Chancellor announced over £300m would be available for cycling over the life of this Parliament. The funding will continue to support local authority projects and boost walking and cycling during the current parliament. Of this £300m, £80m was allocated to continue to build...
Lord Tebbit: My Lords, did my noble friend hear the answers given by our noble friend Lord Ahmad concerning more cycling? Is he aware that sometimes it can take more than an hour to drive from Parliament Square to the Tower of London? That has been caused by the barricades that have been put up to assist cyclists, who also get in the way on the main carriageways.
Cycling: Women - Question
Chris Green: ...Daisy Hill and Atherton stations have to have increased capacity at their car parks. Will the Secretary of State do all he can to ensure that we build up, not out, especially within walking and cycling distance of established public transport routes?
Daniel Zeichner: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which local authorities were successful in their bids for the Access Fund for funding to improve access to jobs and education through cycling and walking; and how much funding each authority secured.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of the Department's total budget will be spent on cycling between 2015 and 2020.
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on cyclists cycling on footpaths.
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural tourism.
Witnesses: ...Trust Martin Lane, Director, Cotswold Conservation Board Sarah Fowler, Chief Executive, Peak District National Park Authority Kate Conto, Senior Policy Officer, The Ramblers Roger Geffen, Director, Cycling UK Mark Weston, Director of Access, British Horse Society
Colin Smyth: ...171,000 hectares. In addition to the production role, the current arrangements have played a crucial part in developing the wider health and recreational benefits of forests in Dumfries and Galloway, from the development of the 7stanes cycling project to the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory in Galloway forest park. Galloway forest park attracts 1.1 million visitors a year and is so successful...
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if, in the light of the deaths of Sam Boulton, Robert Hamilton and Sam Harding, his Department will review the maximum penalties for the offence of opening the door of a vehicle into the path of another road user.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of his Department's staff work on cycling policy.
Tim Farron: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of deaths and serious injuries of cyclists that were attributable to poorly maintained local roads in the last two years.
Clare Haughey: ...Commission Scotland and Clyde Gateway with the support of the Scottish Government. It is a fantastic project that has seen derelict land being transformed into a huge outdoor activity centre that offers walking, cycling, adventure, play and other active pursuits. Such facilities that are open to all and free to use improve the lives of people who most need that improvement. They also show...
Christopher Hazzard: ...to grow into areas such as Carryduff and the Four Winds, you see the demand, so it is a prime contender to do that. I travel that road regularly and see the number of people using the buses, cycling and walking. As I said in my original answer, my greenway plan and vision for the future and the Belfast cycle network plan will include increased facilities to meet the demand for cycling in...
Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will include in his Department's forthcoming Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy a commitment to create new road environment design standards to encourage cycle use among (a) children and young people, (b) women, (c) older people and (d) people with disabilities.
Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will include in his Department's forthcoming Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy a commitment to review how the planning system (a) supports and (b) fails to support (i) the creation of quality cycling conditions and (ii) improvements to existing cycling conditions.
Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with organisations representing cyclists since his appointment.