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16 Jun 2023

Giant UK have partnered with Activate Cycle Academy and the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) to provide a Cytech Technical e-Bike qualification

15 Jun 2023

Hubtiger has been revolutionising service and repair operations for numerous service-based shops with their powerful software. Now, they are thrilled to announce the expansion of their software...

15 Jun 2023

A new and improved traineeship programme for women and non-binary people being implemented by  Bike for Good, which delivers Cytech training in Scotland, is proving successful.

14 Jun 2023

The introduction of a 'death by dangerous cycling' law, proposed by then-Transport Secretary Grant Shapps last year, is unlikely to be passed before the next general election due to a lack of...

14 Jun 2023

ACT Gold Member Don Valley Cycles, dubbed “Doncaster’s favourite” cycle shop, has marked its 30th anniversary in business with a 300-mile bike ride.

13 Jun 2023

E-bike brand Cowboy has launched a retail partner network as it looks to expand its retail and service presence across Europe.

7 Jun 2023

NatWest is launching a software-only point-of-sale (softPOS) solution that will enable merchants in the UK to accept in-person contactless payments on Android NFC smartphones.

1 Jun 2023

A new Cycle to Work Scheme that launches this week is claiming to offer partner bike shops the lowest commission fees in the industry at 4%, with an introductory offer of 3% until 31st December...

31 May 2023

A report published by financial institution Claro Money’s wellbeing division on the effects of money worries for retail workers found that 73% of retail workers feel negatively about their...

31 May 2023

ACT partners V12 Finance, who are headline sponsors for this year’s National Cycle Show, have an allocation of free tickets that they would like to share with you!

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DfT publish second Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Political News

The Department for Transport has published the second Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS2), which sets out objectives and an estimated almost £4bn of investment across Government through to 2025 to deliver the commitments outlined in the Prime Minister’s ‘Gear Change’ plan.

The aims and targets in CWIS1, alongside the vision set out in Gear Change (2020), have informed our revised set of CWIS2 objectives to:

  • increase the percentage of short journeys in towns and cities that are walked or cycled
  • increase walking
  • double cycling
  • increase the percentage of children aged 5 to 10 who usually walk to school

Alongside this, we have also laid the second CWIS Report to Parliament, which outlines the progress made towards achieving the aims and objectives set out in CWIS1.

A Written Ministerial Statement has also been laid in both Houses.

 

Read the CWIS2 now

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