Cycling and walking

Cycling and walking investment, safety and government strategy.


  1. Electric bikes: licensing, tax and insurance

    Electric bikes meeting the EAPC regulations can be ridden on the road without being taxed, licensed or insured

  2. Apply to pedestrianise a highway

    Local planning authorities can apply to remove vehicle rights on a highway to pedestrianise it.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. The Highway Code
  2. Cycle to work scheme implementation guidance for employers
  3. National standard for cycle training
  4. Using tactile paving surfaces
  5. How to design and install pedestrian crossings (LTN 2/95)
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News and communications

  1. Full steam ahead for Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path
  2. Government’s response to the Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy: safety review
  3. Bold new measures to keep people safe on the roads
  4. Highways England working in tandem with Sustrans to help cyclists
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Research and statistics

  1. Walking and cycling (TSGB11)
  2. National cycleway feasibility study associated with HS2
  3. Local road user survey report 2016
  4. Cycle City Ambition: baseline and interim report
  5. Cycle City Ambition: typical costs of cycling interventions
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review
  2. New cycling offences: causing death or serious injury when cycling
  3. DfT cycling and walking innovation competition winners
  4. Technical support to plan cycling and walking networks
  5. Cycling and walking investment strategy
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Highways England Cycling and Accessibility Annual Report September 2018
  2. Potholes and Cyclists
  3. A421 (M1 junction 13 Intersection) FOI
  4. Cycling schemes with traffic signals FOI
  5. A11 Attleborough Bypass cycle/footway FOI
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