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Cycling, Pedestrians, England

Eagle studies Active Travel Bill

A Labour Government may legislate to require highway authorities in England to plan, build and maintain a network of paths for pedestrians and cyclists.

Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle has been studying the Welsh Government’s Active Travel Bill, which places the duties on Wales’ highway authorities (LTT 11 May). 

In her speech to the Labour party conference last week, Eagle called on the Government to implement the manifesto of The Times’ ‘Cities fit for...

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Richard
12 Oct 2012

Yes, the Labour Shadow Local Transport Minister, Lilian Greenwood MP, has confirmed that their Active Travel Policy is nearly ready. She addressed the Transport Hub ACT TravelWise Labour Party Fringe Meeting in Manchester on 1st October 2012. After visiting Copenhagen and Malmo earlier this year, she confirmed that Labour is committed to attractive urban design that puts cycling and walking first, for ordinary people for their everyday journeys. Whilst insisting that there had to be local solutions to the national problem of lack of physical activity, she nonetheless insisted it required national leadership.