PM and Shapps take on critics of active travel with £175m pot – Transport Xtra
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The Prime Minister and transport secretary Grant Shapps this week took on the critics of the Government’s active travel programme as £175m was announced for more measures such as segregated cycle lanes and residential street closures.
The grant represents the heavily delayed second tranche of the DfT’s Emergency Active Travel Fund (EATF), launched as a response to Covid-19. The EATF name has been dropped, however, with a DfT spokeswoman telling LTT: “The world has moved…