Ceredigion County Council has recently published its Annual Active Travel Report which contains details of £1 million worth of new cycling and walking schemes delivered in Ceredigion during the 2018-19 financial year.
Details of Welsh Government grants and match-funding contributions from the council and other partners are included in the report for schemes such as the new shared use path between Bow Street and IBERS. This path will help link the new Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus development site to the Bow Street Rail Station which is scheduled to open next year. The council is currently working on proposals to extend the shared use path towards Penrhyncoch.
Innovative cycle infrastructure such as cycle wheel ramps, Public Bike Repair Stations and new E-bike Charging Stations and new cycle shelters were installed at various locations in Aberystwyth to further enhance provision for cyclists.
The report includes are details of further improvements in Cardigan and Ysgol Henry Richard in Tregaron to help make walking and cycling journeys easier, safer and more convenient to help reduce car journeys.
Councillor Dafydd Edwards, Cabinet member for Highways and Environmental Services together with Housing. He said: “This report shows the significant investment in Ceredigion to improve Active Travel journeys to help our residents lead healthy and active lifestyles.”
The Report is available to view on the Active Travel webpage: http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/resident/travel-roads-parking/active-travel/.