Sustrans plots expansion of UK's cycling and walking network

Cecilia Keating
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The National Cycle Network was launched in 1995 | Credit: iStock
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The National Cycle Network was launched in 1995 | Credit: iStock

Active travel charity's report estimates local businesses enjoyed a total £1.7bn boost in 2019 from people using the network for leisure and tourism

Active travel charity Sustrans is plotting a major expansion of the UK's national cycling and walking network, in a bid to widen accessibility for low carbon travel, it announced yesterday. The charity,...

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