Tag Archives: Welsh Government

E-bike pilot scheme making cycling more accessible in Wales

An electric bike pilot scheme that has received more than £1 million of funding from the Welsh Government is already helping local residents to swap their car for a bike in communities across Wales. The electric bike loan scheme, run by Sustrans, offers a range of battery-assisted electric bikes for …

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Consultation begins on Cardiff’s draft Active Travel Network Map

A consultation on Cardiff’s draft Active Travel Network Map began yesterday, 9th August, after being discussed and approved by the council’s cabinet. The aim is to increase the number of people walking or cycling to work from 31% to 43% by 2030. The consultation will use the Welsh Government’s commonplace platform …

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Welsh Government launches new Active Travel Act guidance

The Welsh Government has issued new Active Travel Act guidance, to help local authorities plan, design and deliver high-quality walking and cycling routes. It brings together previous advice and feedback from a public consultation and sets out what is expected from councils when they are designing new infrastructure with Welsh …

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Welsh Government to invest £75 million to get more people walking and cycling

Active travel schemes announced earlier this week will receive a funding boost of more than £53 million this year as part of further efforts to encourage healthy travel in Wales – with more than £20 million to follow. The dedicated budget for active travel has risen from £5 million since …

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£38 million to make Wales safer for cycling, scooting and walking

The Welsh Government has announced £38 million to make the country a safer place to cycle, scoot and walk. Together with the £15.4 million announced last month, this is the “largest-ever” investment in local active travel improvements in Wales, which will fund projects to make it safer for children and …

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Bridgend active travel routes get £620,000 funding boost

Bridgend County Borough Council has received almost £620,000 from the Welsh Government for temporary and permanent active travel routes. The successful bid, submitted by the local authority in May, is aimed at promoting walking and cycling in the area by improving the safety conditions of walking and cycle paths both …

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