Hyslop Welcomes £641,500 Funding For West Lothian Active Travel Projects

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Hyslop welcomes £641,500 funding from the Government’s ambitious ‘Spaces for People’ Initiative. This funding will help normalize the increasing number of people walking or cycling in West Lothian. In partnership with Sustrans Scotland, the SNP Government has now awarded nearly £30 million to pop-up infrastructure projects across the country to encourage temporary active travel routes that enable physical distancing during lockdown. The fund aims to support the rapid increase in active travel rates in recent months and encourage more Scots to continue walking or cycling in the future – which in turn helps to manage demand on our public transport network. Fiona commented: ‘I am very pleased that West Lothian will benefit from the ‘Spaces for People’ initiative and I hope it will encourage local people to incorporate walking and…
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