Sustrans welcomes £1.5m funding for cycling and walking

By in Community News

MORE people will be able to cycle and walk to work thanks to new funding awarded to Devon County Council.

The £1.5 million funding has been awarded as part of £64 million of Government investment shared across 28 projects in England from 2017 - 2020.

The funds will help increase the levels of walking and cycling across the county – including Teignbridge – by supporting access to employment, education and training.

A council spokesman said: ‘The project will focus on key areas of housing and employment to change behaviour and promote more active travel, particularly on journeys to work and places of education.’

Read full story in the Friday, February 3 edition of the Mid-Devon Advertiser

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