Cycling: Liverpool

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 5 March 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Twigg Stephen Twigg Chair, International Development Committee, Chair, International Development Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department has taken to encourage cycling in Liverpool in the last 12 months.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Department has provided Liverpool City Region with dedicated transport planning support to enable the development of the city’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP).

The Department has also awarded the Liverpool City Region £172.5 million from the Transforming Cities Fund to improve and support new local transport links. It is for the City Region and Mayor to identify and prioritise investment for cycling and walking schemes, including from existing local highways funds.

The Department continues to support Bikeability cycle training in Liverpool and has provided funding to enable delivery of more than 10,000 training places for children in Liverpool City Region in 2018/19.

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