Cycling: Infrastructure

(asked on 20th May 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 5 March 2018 to Question 130509 on Cycling and Walking: Infrastructure, when he plans to publish an updated version of his Department's guidance, Cycle infrastructure design (LTN 2/08).


Answered by
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Minister of State (Department for Transport)
This question was answered on 3rd June 2020

On 9 May the Government announced a £2bn package of funding for cycling and walking over the next five years. The Government intends to publish the updated version of the Department’s cycle infrastructure design guidance in the summer, and will make clear its expectation that the guidance must followed for all cycling schemes supported by Government funding.

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