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:

Next steps

The authority is developing an overarching strategy that will identify a programme for developing plans in all the major towns across Gloucestershire.

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.

In addition to LCWIPS a digital 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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