There is overwhelming evidence that investment in active travel infrastructure brings significant benefits.
These include large returns on investment, addressing emissions from road transport, reducing regional inequalities, and improving health. Despite this, investment has remained low, and walking, wheeling, and cycling rates in the UK lag behind much of Europe.
To deliver truly world class active travel infrastructure, government must learn from previous successes in the UK and further afield to ramp up its spending on active travel and provide longer-term certainty to local authorities.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Where are we going? Transport priorities for the next UK governmentThe UK needs a greener transport system that works better for people today and allows future generations to thrive.
From missed chances to green advances: The case for a green industrial strategyThe transition to net zero remains a huge economic opportunity for the UK, but we need the investment and clear, long-term, robust industrial strategy to realise it.