Reading’s Draft Transport Strategy 2036

Our response to the consultation on Reading’s Draft Transport Strategy is here. The draft strategy is a step change from its predecessors as it proposes demand management (charging).  We are generally supportive of the policies within the strategy and the two standout comments we have are: The Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan must not […]

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Driving Instructors To Get Cycle Awareness Training

In June Transport Minister Jesse Norman announced additional training for driving instructors to “ensure cyclists’ safety is at the forefront of their minds when they teach new drivers”. The Department for Transport plans to spend £500,000 for a pilot scheme to improve driving instructors’ cycle safety awareness. Mr Norman acknowledged the benefits of cycling when […]

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