Securing long term funding for cycling

Further to the news item ‘Help secure long term funding for cycling’ there’s been a result.

Jon Snow, CTC President, emailed CTC members today to say that, last Monday, Parliament voted through an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill which creates a commitment to a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy. This was something that only last week Ministers had been refusing.

Nearly 6,000 CTC members and supporters emailed their MPs, urging them to support the inclusion of an amendment calling for a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.

In an effort to present the case for cycling, CTC issued the Economic Cycle.  This study from Leeds University revealed cycling could yield economic benefits worth £248bn over the next 35 years if ambitious targets for cycle growth are met.

Please click here to read a summary of the Economic Cycle.

Clive

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