Consultation outcome

Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review

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Government response to Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review

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Detail of outcome

The government response to Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review call for evidence.

The main outcomes are that we will:

  • review the existing guidance in the Highway Code to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians
  • invest £100,000 to support police enforcement by developing a national back office function to handle dash-cam footage
  • improve enforcement against parking in cycle lanes
  • appoint a cycle and walking champion
  • encourage local authorities to increase investment in cycling and walking infrastructure to 15% of total transport infrastructure spending
  • engage with cycling and walking bodies to develop a behaviour change campaign

This was released on the 22 November 2018.

Feedback received

Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy safety review call for evidence: summary of responses

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Detail of feedback received

We received over 14,000 submissions to the call for evidence. The summary of responses outlines the most common topics raised by individuals and organisations in response to each of the 6 consultation questions.

Original consultation

Summary

Call for evidence on ways to make cycling and walking safer while supporting the government's ambition to increase cycling and walking.

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Consultation description

Invites those with an interest in improving safety of cyclists and pedestrians to provide evidence, drawing on experience from the UK or other countries, that can be used to shape future policy decisions.

This call for evidence forms part of the wider consultation on road safety issues related to cycling - phase 2 of the Cycle Safety Review, announced in September 2017.

A factsheet on pedal cycle casualties is available.

The consultation is part of the Cycling and walking investment strategy, released in April 2017.

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Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy safety review: call for evidence

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Published 9 March 2018
Last updated 22 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Outcome released.
  2. Summary of responses added.
  3. First published.