This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 145.
of children in the last year of primary school will continue to receive Bikeability training, with the government investing £13m in 2019/20. Cycling UK is calling for a doubling of the figure (£18 per child) so that all students can develop this lifelong skill. Nationally, 3% of 11-16 year olds cycle to school.
is the number of new adults cycling for leisure and sport in England, with a noticeable increase in women riders. Figures for those cycling for travel remain static, though, despite 57% of the population wanting to cycle more</ p>
*Figures from Sport England’s Active Lives survey, published October 2019.