Cycling and Walking: Finance

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 23 November 2022.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Labour/Co-operative, York Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of walking and cycling for saving money, in the context of rising transport costs.

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

The Government agrees that walking and cycling are an inexpensive and healthy way of getting around and an excellent way of helping people save money on their everyday travel costs, which is why we have already invested £600 million since the start of the pandemic in enabling more people to make these choices for their local journeys.

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