Greener, Safer Transport

Posted on: 21 May 2020

Greener, safer transport

The government has announced an investment of £250 million into greener transport. Encouraging pop-up cycle lanes, wider pavements, safer junctions, school streets and bus-only corridors. Since the lockdown, the number of people on bikes has grown by 70% and interest in bikes has increased by 118%. 40% of urban journeys were under 2 miles* and are therefore well suited to walking or cycling. In the post-pandemic world, people will need more space. Many local authorities have already begun to make changes, and the government is encouraging more to secure a lasting legacy of greener, safer transport

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