Published: 26th NOVEMBER 2019

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) release manifesto – Our response

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) manifesto contains some policies Sustrans has called for in our Manifesto for UK Government.

In order to improve connectivity and offer alternatives to car transport, it pledges to:

  • Continue development of the Greenway network throughout Northern Ireland.
  • Increase the amount of investment available in the Greenway Fund and maximise the use of publicly owned sites.
  • Reform the law for e-bikes and have the Assembly Committee examine the case for e-scooters.

In parallel it pledges to invest in:

  • Developing the cycling network across Northern Ireland.
  • Improving the visibility and safety of routes.
  • Developing a Quietways network in Belfast.
  • Promoting cycling amongst all age groups, in partnership with recognised groups.
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