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Cycling: Finance

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 18104, tabled on 30 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will identify which government-funded cycling programmes will (a) continue to be funded, (b) cease to be funded and (c) have their funding reduced in each of the next five years.

Answered on

8 December 2015

The DfT is funding a number of cycling programmes as below:


  • the Cycling Ambition City programme until 2017/18; any further investment is subject to future spending decisions;
  • the Highways England cycling programme until 2020-21;
  • the DfT is funding Bikeability until 2019-20;
  • the Local Growth Fund, which includes funding for cycling schemes, is being funded until 2020-21.
  • the new Access fund, which will build on the legacy of the Local Sustainable Transport Fund, will be funded until 2019-20.
  • The Cycle / Rail programme will run until the end of 2015/16.