Transport Committee

Active travel inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

The deadline for written submissions was Thursday 11 October 2018, however, the Committee is still accepting written submissions.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee calls for written evidence on:

  • the benefits and risks of active travel, and the extent to which they are properly understood by the public and Government;
  • recent trends in walking and cycling and factors contributing to these trends;
  • the effectiveness of the Department for Transport in setting the strategic objectives for active travel and in working with other departments that have relevant responsibilities;
  • the balance of responsibilities for active transport between central Government and local bodies and whether the current arrangements achieve an appropriate balance;
  • implementation of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) so far, including in relation to the Cycling Ambition Cities;
Read the full terms of reference: Active Travel Send a written submission

Latest evidence

Next meeting(s)

17 December 2018 5:30 pm

Oral Evidence Session

Active travel
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Dr Rachel Aldred, Reader in Transport, University of Westminster
Susan Claris, Transport Planner, Arup
Phil Jones, Chairman, Phil Jones Associates


The Grimond Room, Portcullis House


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