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Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans

The Department for Transport (DfT) launched its Cycle and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) in April 2017.  The strategy outlines Government’s ambition ‘to make cycling and walking the natural choices for shorter journeys or as part of a longer journey’.

What is an LCWIP?

Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) set out the strategic approach to identifying long-term cycling and walking improvements and make the case for future investment through funding bids and by informing discussions with developers.  The following plans have been published and are available to download here:

Have your say - Bishop's Cleeve LCWIP

We are now looking at the Bishop’s Cleeve area. You can respond to our survey at Have Your say Gloucestershire. The survey will run from Friday 20 January until Friday 17 February

There will also be events where residents can talk to officers, suggest improvements that should be made, and find out more about cycling in their area. These will be held at:

  • Bishops Cleeve Library between 3pm and 7pm on Thursday 26 January (in person drop-in event)
  • Register here for our online event between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday 9 February 

Next steps

The authority is developing an overarching strategy that will consider connectivity across the county.

We will continue to update and refine the approach to developing infrastructure plans in response to Department for Transport evaluation of the CWIS process and currently anticipate that moving forward, the LCWIP will be informed by urban centres and strategic allocations across the county.

Digital Cycle Map

In addition to LCWIPS a Digital Cycle Map has also been produced to show how emerging networks compliment Local Transport Plan ambitions. This map includes existing known infrastructure and strategic desire lines, each layer of information can be overlaid to help build a visual picture of the broader strategy for cycling across Gloucestershire.


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