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£175 million allocated for cycling and walking schemes across England

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today given councils across England £175 million to create safe space for cycling and walking, as surveys and independent polls show strong public support for high-quality schemes. The money, part of the £2 billion announced for cycling and walking in May, will fund measures including …

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Free e-bike sharer scheme launches in Islington

HumanForest, London’s ‘first’ free, shared e-bike scheme, has launched in Islington. The scheme, which is set to roll out over 1,000 e-bikes across London in the coming months, has delivered 200 rides to the north London borough. Offering twenty free minutes daily, HumanForest is facilitating a “fun, active and sustainable …

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E-scooter hire scheme launches in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Council has fast-tracked an e-scooter hire trial as part of a plan to explore alternatives to short car journeys. The council expects to provide a 50-strong fleet of the innovative e-scooters to pilot among council employees. If the trial proves a success, the e-scooters would be extended publicly …

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