Strategies for promoting cycling as an alternative form of transport for local journeys.

See also Walking and Cycling: an action plan, which sets out measures from across government to increase levels of active travel by creating places that people want to walk and cycle in.

The Department set up Cycling England in March 2005 to co-ordintate increases in cycling accross the country. For more information on the work of Cycling England, see

Active Travel Strategy

The Government's strategy for getting more people walking and cycling more often and more safely.

22 February 2010

Cycle to Work Guarantee

We want to help enable more people to cycle into work by encouraging employers to sign up to the ‘Cycle to Work Guarantee.’

Cycle to Work Scheme - Implementation guidance

The following guidelines clarify how organisations can take advantage of the exemption to implement a Cycle to Work scheme that encourages employees to cycle to work and allows employers to reap the benefits of a healthier workforce.

28 October 2009

LTN 2/86 Shared Use by Cyclists and Pedestrians (538 kb)

This note was published in 1986. Although dated in parts, it remains generally current. We are reviewing our approach to updating it in the light of the publication of LTN 2/08 Cycle Infrastructure Design in October 2008 (see column on the right), and a new research contract expected to start in January 2009. (N.B. The date below refers to publication of LTN 2/86 on this website, not its actual publication date.)

19 May 2008

Child cyclists training: National standard and guidelines (333 kb)

A new national standard for training adults and children to cycle safely on the road.

09 March 2005

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