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Bicycles: Hire Services

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Andrew Percy Andrew Percy Conservative, Brigg and Goole

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to promote bike-share schemes.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Bike-share schemes have the potential to bring mass cycle hire to many areas at low cost, supporting the delivery of the Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy. The Department continues to discuss the practical issues associated with bike-share schemes with various stakeholders, but it would not be appropriate for it to promote individual bike-share schemes.

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