Cycleways

Department for Transport written question – answered on 30th November 2017.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government under what legislation the siting of cycle lanes is arranged in UK cities and towns; and what steps are taken to ensure that legislation is properly applied.

Photo of Baroness Sugg Baroness Sugg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 prescribe the traffic signs and road markings that can be used on the UK road network including those used for cycle lanes. Local authorities are responsible for the design and installation of cycle lanes and for ensuring that they are signed and marked in compliance with the legislation.

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