The Department for Transport has announced a £23 million investment to rejuvenate cycling and walking across the UK. £21 million will be going towards improving significant on and off-road stretches of the 16,000-mile National Cycle Network. The remaining £2 million will be used to encourage more people to walk and cycle, helping greener travel choices become the norm.
Communities across England will be able to benefit from the upgrades made to existing routes and the increased cycle connectivity, to help create a safe, accessible and traffic-free network on the doorstop of millions of people. With growing concerns surrounding air pollution, investing in greener forms of transport is becoming increasingly important.
Link to the full article here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/23-million-government-funding-boost-to-cycling-and-walking-nationwide