Cycling and Walking: Finance

Department for Transport written question – answered on 22 February 2023.

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Photo of Gill Furniss Gill Furniss Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding his Department's cycling and walking investment strategy active travel investment model predicts will be needed to achieve his Department's objective to (a) double cycling and (b) increasing walking trips by 2025; and if he will publish the (i) results and (ii) supporting evidence from that model.

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

The actual amount will depend on a wide variety of factors including the high degree of uncertainty over the long-term impact of the pandemic on walking and cycling stages.

The publication of this part of the research has been delayed as a result of the pandemic and other pressures. Much has changed since it was carried out, and the Department is considering next steps.

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