Formerly known as Bike Life, this is the UK's biggest ever study of walking, wheeling and cycling.
Every year, walking and cycling in Dundee results in:
Kevin is a walk leader in Dundee. He tells us how walking and cycling benefits his mental health.
Nine years ago, I took advantage of the Cycle to Work Scheme. Since then, I have been commuting by bike every day. It is amazing how quickly I can get around the city on two wheels.
Dundee is a really compact city and that means everywhere is easy to get to by bike. From where I live I can be out in the countryside in 5-10 minutes.
It has made me healthier and more active. I am now encouraging friends and family to get a bike and try Dundee’s cycling network.
The Walking and Cycling Index found that 54% of people in the city walk or wheel at least five or more days each week.
54% of Dundee residents support more government spending on walking and wheeling.
They also support investment in cycling, with 65% supporting more cycle tracks along roads that are physically separated from traffic and pedestrians.
Banning pavement parking would help 70% of all residents (rising to 74% among disabled residents) to walk or wheel more.
And 72% of residents think wider pavements would be useful to walk or wheel more, rising to 74% amongst disabled people.
A total of 70% of people support the creation of low-traffic neighbourhoods where through traffic is restricted
The report also highlights support for school streets, with 53% of Dundonians supporting closing streets outside local schools to cars during drop off and pick-up times as they believe it would improve their local area.
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