Results 121–140 of 4000 for cycling

High Streets and Town Centres in 2030 — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (13 Jun 2019)

Helen Hayes: ...and investment in the public realm, increasingly with a focus on sustainability and climate change at their heart. We need to clean up the air in town centres, deliver safe routes for walking and cycling and create pleasant open spaces resilient to hotter summers and wetter weather. That simply cannot be done with current resources. Government must invest in and empower local authorities...

Scottish Parliament: World Environment Day 2019 (13 Jun 2019)

Gillian Martin: ...they can look at the matter from an anthropocentric point of view. Biodiversity has a key role to play in many of the ecosystem processes that we, as human beings, depend on—for example, nutrient cycling and pollination. Negative impacts on our biodiversity will potentially affect our food and water supplies and our air quality—basically, our life support systems. The “State of...

Scottish Parliament: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (13 Jun 2019)

Mr Mark Ruskell: ...for a national default. We also know the devastating impact that a fatality can bring to families and communities. Even minor incidents can destroy a person’s confidence, leaving them unable to cycle or fearful of traffic for the rest of their lives. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health said that the bill would “have an immediate beneficial impact on” the health of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Road Safety (13 Jun 2019)

Lilian Greenwood: I welcome the Minister to his new role. I hope that he will bring the same enthusiasm, especially for cycling and walking, as his predecessor, and I am sure that he is looking forward to appearing before the Transport Committee. Yesterday, our Committee was told that the Government need to change their approach to public education on using a mobile phone while driving if they are to fulfil...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (13 Jun 2019)

Dan Jarvis: Chris Boardman in Greater Manchester and Sarah Storey in South Yorkshire are demonstrating the value that active travel commissioners add to the promotion of cycling and walking. Although a series of initiatives have helped people to get on their bikes and get out walking, we now need a long-term programme of investment. Does the Minister agree, and if so, what plans can we expect to be...

Discrimination in Sport (12 Jun 2019)

Mims Davies: ...world will be upon us. Indeed, they already are when it comes to the cricket world cup. We have the netball world cup, and Birmingham 2022 in three years’ time. I met representatives of Yorkshire cycling; what is happening in Harrogate this September is very exciting. We have the diving world series and the rugby world cup warm-ups. I am conscious that I should mention the rugby league...

Net Zero Emissions Target (12 Jun 2019)

Sarah Wollaston: ...to net zero emissions. Does the Secretary of State agree that to help to achieve that we need to do far more to encourage people out of their cars where possible, and to make more journeys by cycling or walking? We know what works to achieve European levels of cycling; will the Secretary of State commit to looking into the evidence and meeting me and the all-party group on cycling to see...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Horse Riding (12 Jun 2019)

Michael Ellis: The current Highway Code already mentions horse riders and the need for drivers to exercise special care in relation to them. As part of the current Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) Safety Review, The Highway Code will be reviewed to help keep cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders safe on the roads. The full scope of review has yet to be determined but, in accordance with...

Scottish Parliament: Business Motion (12 Jun 2019)

Kenneth Macintosh: ...followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Portfolio Questions: Culture, Tourism and External Affairs followed by Ministerial Statement: Cycling Action Plan for Scotland followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Planning (Scotland) Bill followed by Committee Announcements followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 7.00...

Children’s Health: Vehicle Emissions - Question for Short Debate (11 Jun 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...and Southampton docks are introducing freight consolidation and measures to encourage sustainable and indeed active travel. We are committed to investing in and promoting active travel such as cycling and walking. Active travel can have huge benefits for health and well-being, road congestion, air quality and economic and local development. These of course are issues that the noble Lord,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Helmets (11 Jun 2019)

Faisal Rashid: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of making the wearing of helmets compulsory for cyclists.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways: Urban Areas (11 Jun 2019)

Paul Farrelly: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that (a) cities and (b) towns include under represented groups when planning cycling infrastructure in England and Wales.

Scottish Parliament: The Way of St Andrews (11 Jun 2019)

Finlay Carson: ...regular demands for a Galloway national park, I like to take every opportunity to attract visitors to the heart of my wonderful constituency. The Whithorn way is our very own 149-mile walking and cycling route from Glasgow cathedral to Whithorn. The route has 13 segments, each with a very doable distance of about 15 miles. Each section ends in a village or other settlement, to maximise the...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Advanced Stop Lines (2): Advanced Stop Lines (2) (11 Jun 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...Government’s approach to road safety. TfL’s response includes a call for a full review of all road traffic law. TfL has also responded to the Government’s initial call for evidence for the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy with a specific request for the government to create a new offence of stopping within an advanced stop line (ASL), which could be enforced by TfL and other...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Stirling Corner: Stirling Corner (11 Jun 2019)

Andrew Dismore: Further to your answer to Question No: 2017/2921 ‘When do you expect to go to consultation on the long-promised pedestrian and cycling improvements to the junction?’ Your response being: ‘Following my response to MQ 2017/1798, further detailed traffic modelling work is now required. Public consultation will follow the completion of this work and is currently planned for early 2018.’...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Reducing the cost of Hammersmith Bridge repair: Reducing the cost of Hammersmith Bridge repair (11 Jun 2019)

Caroline Russell: Will Transport for London (TfL) investigate the potential use of Hammersmith Bridge as a crossing for buses, cycling and walking only, and would this reduce the cost of repair?

Eden Project: Morecambe and the North-West (6 Jun 2019)

Rebecca Pow: ...all of it. That is working so well. Another project is Visit Lancashire’s “Discover more than just a holiday” project. People can do everything, from beekeeping courses to running courses and cycling tours. Lots of opportunities are being built on. The buzzing for the weekend programme led by Warrington Borough Council encourages travellers from Spain and Portugal to enter the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports (6 Jun 2019)

Mims Davies: ...international sporting events secured for the UK since the London 2012 Games. We have a strong programme of events to look forward to, including the Cricket World Cup, Netball World Cup and Cycling Road World Championships this year, the EURO 2020 men's Championships next year, and the EURO women's Championships and Rugby League World Cup in 2021. We are also looking forward to hosting...

Scottish Parliament: Child Safety Week 2019 (5 Jun 2019)

Gillian Martin: ...will have to get safer. Provision of safe routes to school is built into the requirements on every local authority. Colleagues will know that I am a cyclist—a nervous one—and I also want safe cycle routes to school to be a requirement as we tackle the twin challenges of childhood obesity and climate change. Children should have the right to cycle on a path that is free from cars, and...


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