Results 141–160 of 3768 for cycling

Health Impacts (Public Sector Duty) (25 Apr 2018)

Luciana Berger: ...might be detrimental to their wellbeing. Health in all policies would mean, for example, ensuring that the design of all buildings, estates and urban environments encourages walking, running, cycling, sharing and talking, and deters crime and vandalism. It means designing social security systems, including their assessments, that add to, rather than subtract from, people’s sense of...

Global Road Deaths (24 Apr 2018)

Jesse Norman: ..., which I know is by accident and because of the short time we have had, but they are a very important source of the killed and seriously injured statistics. We consulted on improvements to motorcycle training and provided our response last year, setting out our long-term intention to provide for change. In September last year I announced a cycle safety review. In March this year I...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycleways (24 Apr 2018)

Jesse Norman: The Government’s statutory Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, published in April 2017, outlines £1.2 billion of funding that may be invested in cycling and walking over the period to 2021. Since its publication, the Government has made further support available for cycling and walking infrastructure, through the National Productivity Investment Fund, Transforming Cities Fund and...

Scottish Parliament: Sport and Physical Activity (Participation) (19 Apr 2018)

...in participation. For example, Scottish Athletics has experienced a 49 per cent increase in athletics club members since 2011; Scottish Swimming has had an increase of 25 per cent; and Scottish Cycling has had an increase of 12 per cent. The number of children meeting the guidelines on physical activity has increased from 71 per cent in 2008 to 76 per cent in 2016. There is more work to do...

Scottish Parliament: Air Quality (17 Apr 2018)

Graeme Dey: ..., it would take us until 2252 to reach the target. We do not need to look far to see success in this area. In the Netherlands, which is widely regarded as one of the best countries in Europe for cycling, 27 per cent of all journeys are made by bike, with that figure rising to 36 per cent in Amsterdam. Although Amsterdam is not built around seven hills like Edinburgh is, the difference is...

Easter Adjournment (29 Mar 2018)

Drew Hendry: ...to visit Tomatin distillery, Dalwhinnie distillery or indeed Speyside distillery, which has ambitious plans for expansion, starting with a new shop and visitor attraction in Aviemore. We encourage cycling and walking in my constituency, and we have fantastic biking and walking trails. I pay tribute to Grantown Grammar School. Its approach to outdoor education includes fully integrating...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Pedestrian Areas (29 Mar 2018)

Edward Argar: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to tackle cyclists cycling on pavements.

Cotswold Line Upgrades — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (28 Mar 2018)

Rachael Maskell: ...be seen in silos. First, on active travel, as a cyclist I concur with the remarks made by the hon. Member for Witney—it is crucial that we look at how people access our transport system through cycling and walking. Some of the developments in cycling, in particular in the Netherlands, have been inspirational. When the Dutch talk about multi-storey buildings at railway stations, they are...

Scottish Parliament: Bus Services (28 Mar 2018)

Alison Johnstone: ...have a part to play and have to have responsibility for the job that they undertake. Efficient, low-cost public transport is good for society and for us all. Only recently, the cross-party group on cycling and walking became the cross-party group on cycling, walking and buses. We widened our remit because good bus links are so important to our active travel infrastructure and, indeed, to...

Discarded Needles (Offences) (27 Mar 2018)

Simon Clarke: ...restore a sense of pride and purpose. I am very proud to work with them all and they would all want me to emphasise that there is much more to Loftus than a problem with drugs. For those who love cycling, Loftus will feature in this year’s East Cleveland Klondike grand prix race, showcasing the beautiful local countryside and proving that North Yorkshire does not have a local monopoly...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Road Traffic Offences (27 Mar 2018)

Mark Hendrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to tackle cyclists riding dangerously on (a) footpaths and (b) pavements.

Scottish Parliament: City Region Deals (27 Mar 2018)

Bruce Crawford: ...in collaboration with the University of Stirling and Forth Valley College. The city of Stirling’s relationship with the River Forth presents an opportunity to create enhanced pedestrian and cycle paths as well as, perhaps, to establish a new system of water taxis. That is quite an imaginative proposal and will require significant engineering in the area. It will be challenging to achieve...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: Accidents (26 Mar 2018)

Fabian Hamilton: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) deaths and (b) serious injuries of cyclists that were attributable to poorly-maintained local roads in England in each year since 2007.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cycling: West Midlands (26 Mar 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) deaths and (b) serious injuries of cyclists that were attributable to poorly-maintained local roads in the West Midlands in each year since 2008.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Cycling (22 Mar 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many civil servants within his Department made use of a Cycle-To-Work Scheme in each of the last five years.

Petition - Royal Bank of Scotland Closure: Birmingham Commonwealth Games and Shooting (21 Mar 2018)

Tracey Crouch: ...in the 2022 Commonwealth games bid. Rather, the optional sports and disciplines submitted as part of the bid instead include three-on-three basketball and three-on-three para-basketball; track cycling and para-track cycling; mountain biking; diving; rhythmic gymnastics; and para-triathlon. I am sure the whole House would agree that this combination of optional sports will complement an...

Petition - Closure of Local RBS Branches in and Around Aberfeldy: Greater Manchester Metrolink (20 Mar 2018)

Jesse Norman: ..., which is believed to be the busiest in Europe; the Leigh-Salford guided busway; new bus stations and multimodal transport interchanges across Greater Manchester; and a step change in support for cycling and walking. I pay tribute to the Mayor of Greater Manchester for the work that he has done with Chris Boardman in reimagining the possibilities for walking and cycling across the whole...

Other Proceedings: Welsh Affairs (19 Mar 2018)

Nick Thomas-Symonds: ...American ambassador. He visited Pontypool indoor market and Frog Bikes, a new business which, with support from the Welsh Government and Torfaen County Borough Council, is now partnered with USA Cycling. Will the Secretary of State join me in congratulating Frog Bikes on that achievement?

Forensic Science Regulator Bill: Dulwich Hamlet Football Club (16 Mar 2018)

Helen Hayes: ...players, Edgar Kail and Bert Coleman, earned full England caps; and in 1948 Champion Hill was used for the London Olympics, hosting football just as the neighbouring Herne Hill velodrome hosted cycling. It has not all been plain sailing over the years. The club faced closure in the 1960s, and in the 1980s it gave up its old ground to ensure that there was a future and a new stadium. But...

Revised Draft Airports National Policy Statement - Motion to Take Note (15 Mar 2018)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...its proposed plans. Any application for development consent must include details of how the applicant will increase the proportion of journeys made to the airport by public transport, walking and cycling to achieve a public transport modal share of at least 50% by 2030 and at least 55% by 2040. The noble Baroness also raised an issue regarding the Environmental Audit Committee. By ending...


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