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The NCN: A national asset

The National Cycle Network could not only provide a potential boost to the cycle industry but also to communities up and down the UK, writes Laura Laker. Leisure and tourist users of the 16,575 miles of the National Cycle Network (NCN) generate £2.5 billion to local economies each year, with …

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Sustrans calls for support for National Cycle Network in Northern Ireland

Sustrans is calling for authorities across Northern Ireland to help ‘reinvigorate’ the 23-year-old National Cycle Network (NCN). The NCN is a network of 16,575 miles of signed routes spanning the UK, with over 1,000 miles in Northern Ireland. It is used by walkers, runners and wheelchair users, as well as …

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National Cycle Network review launched in South of England

A review of the National Cycle Network across the South of England has been launched. It has revealed that the main issues of traffic safety, surface, signage and flow are causing the routes and paths to ‘underperform’. Sustrans is calling for more investment to make it "safer, accessible and more inclusive", …

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Sustrans Scotland calls for lower speed limits on some rural roads

Sustrans Scotland is calling to lower the speed limits on some rural roads in Scotland to 40mph, to increase the quality and safety of National Cycle Network routes across the country. The "Paths for Everyone" report and accompanying action plan for Scotland found that 57 per cent of the network …

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