Tag Archives: National Cycle Network

Public engagement into plans for south coast cycle route enters final week

A public engagement asking for views on new plans for a cycling and walking route to be created on the south coast has entered its final week. National Highways launched the engagement on plans for a six-mile long route that will link Chichester with Emsworth along the A259 on 22nd …

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£338 million package set to boost cycling and walking across country

The active travel boom seen throughout the pandemic will ‘continue to thrive’ thanks to a £338 million package to boost cycling and walking across the country, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Infrastructure upgrades, changes to The Highway Code and new requirements to ensure that active travel schemes’ effects are …

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£1.9 billion boost from Scotland’s National Walking and Cycling Network

Users of Scotland’s National Walking and Cycling Network (NWCN) spent £1.9 billion in the local economy in 2019, a new report from NatureScot, Sustrans and Scottish Canals has found. The NWCN includes Scotland’s Great Trails, the National Cycle Network and Scottish Canals towpaths and stretches 6,879 kilometres across the country. …

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Open Country presents Sustrans with award for helping improve disabled access

Yorkshire-based charity Open Country has presented Sustrans’ North team with an award for its contribution to improving disabled access across Yorkshire. Open Country’s Good Access Scheme award celebrates efforts to open up more accessible routes for walkers and cyclists. Sustrans’ team in Yorkshire completed an extension of the cycle path …

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Sustrans celebrates 25 years of National Cycle Network

Sustrans is calling on members of the public to take part in the #NCN25th Challenge to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Cycle Network. The challenge invites participants of all ages and abilities to walk, run, wheel, cycle or hop either 25, 50, 75 or 100 miles of the …

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PM kickstarts £2 billion cycling and walking ‘revolution’

Thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for everyone and bikes available on prescription will be rolled out under new plans to overhaul cycling and walking in England launched by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The new plan aims to build on the significant increase in the number …

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Sustrans to enhance family offer on NCN as UK moves out of lockdown

Sustrans is enhancing the family offer on the National Cycle Network in a move to make it more accessible and provide a consistent user experience. A total of 12,763 miles on the network is now mapped and promoted for families, disabled people, people with long-term health conditions and those new …

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