Cycling and Walking: West Midlands

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 12 March 2019.

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Photo of Emma Reynolds Emma Reynolds Labour, Wolverhampton North East

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to provide earmarked funding for The West Midlands Combined Authority to help it implement its local cycling and walking infrastructure plan.

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

The Department has provided West Midlands Combined Authority 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 West Midlands Combined Authority £321.5m 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.

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