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The Department for Transport have released the latest statistics on walking and cycling in England.

Updated: Mar 16, 2020

When adults cycled for over 2 hours, they were far more likely to be cycling for leisure rather than travel.

This statistical release presents information on walking and cycling in England using two main sources: the National Travel Survey (NTS) and the Active Lives Survey (ALS).

The NTS is a household survey of personal travel by residents of England travelling within Great Britain, from data collected via interviews and a one week travel diary.

The ALS is a household survey by residents of England, from data collected via a push-to- web survey.

Some key uses of the data include describing patterns in walking and cycling, monitoring trends in walking and cycling, and contributing to evaluation of the impact of policies. Welcome to your blog post. Use this space to connect with your readers and potential customers in a way that’s current and interesting. Think of it as an ongoing conversation where you can share updates about business, trends, news, and more.

In 2017, the average number of walking stages per person per year increased, but the distance travelled remained at similar levels to previous years.

Click here to access the Walking and Cycling Statistics, England: 2017


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