The scheme, based in Hinckley, will improve the experience of walking and cycling, and will encourage people to switch to these modes of transport.
The project will combine both hard measures designed to improve the experience of walking and cycling with soft measures designed to reassure and encourage the switch to these modes of travel. The primary focus will be on access to jobs and training and will support the areas retail sector as well as regeneration.
Project Sponsors: Leicestershire County Council
LLEP Investment: £3.64m
Project Status: On-going
Start Date: April 2015
End Date: March 2018
The outcomes include, reduced journey times due to reductions in congestion on the highway network, health benefits for residents who choose to walk and cycle and benefits to business due to improved accessibility leading to agglomeration benefits for businesses.
- Total length of new cycle ways 21.4km