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DfT stumps up £50m for Bikeability

Bikeability secures £50m in funding from Department for Transport

The Department for Transport has today announced it is to secure the future of Bikeability cycle training. £50m is to be provided, enabling the delivery of Bikeabilty for the next four years.

A statement from the DfT said:

"This funding will help to increase children’s road awareness, encourage children to be healthy and active. Since its inception, more than 1.5m school children have received training through Bikeability. We expect to train 275,000 children during 2015/16.

In 2016, Bikeability will have been running for 10 years.

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