Cycling and Walking

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th March 2022.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to provide support to enable people to increase their use of active travel to help protect household budgets in the context of the rising cost of fuel.

Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to actively encourage people to use active travel to help save on their use of fuel.

Photo of Trudy Harrison Trudy Harrison Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Walking and cycling for short journeys instead of driving can reduce the running costs of a car for households whilst providing physical and mental health benefits.

The Government is enabling more people to walk and cycle through £2 billion of investment over five years as outlined in the Prime Minister’s Gear Change plan published in 2020.

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