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Councils need attitude change on cycling, says Heaton-Harris


24 August 2020
Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris
Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris
Gilligan: walking has no equivalent to segregated cycle tracks in terms of impact
Gilligan: walking has no equivalent to segregated cycle tracks in terms of impact


Local authorities in England must shake-off attitudes that cycling is unimportant, transport minister Chris Heaton-Harris has said. 

He makes the point in a letter sent to councils alongside the DfT’s new Cycling infrastructure design Local Transport Note (LTT 07 Aug). 

Emphasising that authorities must follow the LTN advice, Heaton-Harris says: “Most current cycle provision is squeezed into spare space or on the margins of roads. It reflects a belief, conscious or...

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