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Question for Department for Transport

UIN 205816, tabled on 7 January 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to increase the proportion of journeys made by walking.

Answered on

10 January 2019

The Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy of March 2017 sets out a range of aims and targets, including to increase walking activity and increase the percentage of 5-10 year olds walking to school. Almost £2 billion is projected to be invested over this parliament to 2021 to deliver increased levels of active travel, including through the Transforming Cities Fund and Local Growth Fund.

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