Cycling and Walking: Infrastructure

Department for Transport written question – answered on 10th September 2020.

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Photo of Charlotte Nichols Charlotte Nichols Labour, Warrington North

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will commit to increasing funding by £6 billion to local authorities for the investment of cycling and walking infrastructure.

Photo of Chris Heaton-Harris Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport)

In May, the Government announced £2 billion of new funding for cycling and walking. £225 million is being made available to local authorities in 2020-21 via the Emergency Active Travel Fund to invest in new cycling and walking infrastructure. Decisions on further funding will be a matter for the Spending Review later this year.

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