Active Travel Budget Cuts

A pre-budget announcement on HS2 last week revealed a £380m cut to cycling and walking funding. This represents a two-thirds reduction of funding in England, and leaves just £100m for active travel in the current financial year. 

Cycling and walking contributed £36.5bn to the UK economy in 2021, according to Sustrans. 

Ned, Laura and Adam convene to discuss what's happening and the impact it'll have.

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Episode edited by Clare Mansell

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