No growth in journeys made by bike since 1990s, says survey

National Travel Survey concludes that only two per cent of journeys in Britain are made by bike, whilst car trips drop 12 per cent

General cycling riding in bike lane

Car trips in England are down by 12% while cycling trips remain stagnant at 2% of journeys since the late 90s according to National Travel Survey (NTS) figures, released today, prompting criticism of the government's cycling policy.

Active travel campaigners say the statistics, which also show walking trips are down by 30% and public transport usage up, indicate the government's road building drive is out of touch.

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