Cycling Action Plan

Transport for London
Publication date: 
December 2018

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The Mayor’s Transport Strategy, published in March 2018, sets out a vision for a fairer, greener, healthier and more prosperous London.

The Strategy is founded on the Healthy Streets Approach, and has a focus on active travel at its heart. This includes making cycling appealing to many more people, and ensuring that London’s streets are safe and accessible for everyone who wants to cycle.

Without a big increase in cycling, we won’t be able to address London’s congestion and air quality issues. We also need to ensure that nobody isexcluded from the benefits of cycling,which include better physical and mental health, improved productivity and the freedom to travel cheaply around the city.

Working with London boroughs, advocacy groups and other partners, we have achieved much in recent years.There has been a significant growth in cycling powered by investment in initiatives such as new routes, more cycle parking, cycle training and community cycling grants.

There is much more to do to make cycling in London accessible to everyone. There is an amazing potential for more cycling everywhere in the Capital, but achieving this will require committed action across all aspects of the transport network.

This action plan is aimed at borough officers, local decision-makers,community groups, the business sector, planning and delivery authorities and everyone else who is interested in how cycling can help make London a fairer and more successful city. It sets out how we're going to work togetherover the next five years to enable moreLondoners to cycle.

These actions will provide the foundation for London to become a city where cycling is accessible for all, regardless of age, gender or ability.