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N°80 | Promotion of Walking and Cycling in Norfolk’s Market Towns


Overview Summary Objectives Outcomes Partners

Lead Partner Norfolk County Council
Region:
Contact Person Owen Burnett-Jenkins
Position within organisation: Senior Engineer (Traffic Policy)
Telephone number : 00 44 1603 222211
Fax number : 00 44 1603 222442
Email address : owen.jenkins.pt@norfolk.gov.uk
Website : http://www.norfolk.gov.uk
Project type : Investment
Partners involved :
Relevant measure(s) : 2.1.
Total eligible cost (€) Budget of 12,500 per annum. Total: 37,500
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Walking and cycling together with access for the less able are identified as priority issues by British Central Government guidance. Norfolk County Council have produced county-wide strategies for walking/cycling. Strategies identified the need for individual studies of these modes (including access for the less able) to be undertaken for all Norfolk’s market towns.
 
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To encourage a modal change to more sustainable modes of transport in Norfolk’s market towns in preference to the car; to identify and develop walking and cycling networks which are appropriate to the town's character nature and infrastructure potential; and to promote and increase tourism to these town’s through modal change.
 
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Identification of needs/facilities for walking, cycling and the less able; networks, strategies, proposals and action plans to encourage modal change to walking and cycling; increased use of walking/cycling for both domestic and leisure/tourist purposes; road safety improvements/enhancements for walkers, cyclists and the less able; and promotional materials and increased tourism opportunities.
 
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