Welsh Government announces cap on rail fares
The Welsh Government has today announced that regulated rail fares in Wales will not rise above the rate of inflation until at least October 2018.
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A report which includes data on the number of people walking and cycling.
For people in Wales aged 16 and over, and reporting on their travel over the previous 3 months:
- 6 per cent of adults cycled at least once or twice a week for active travel purposes
- 43 per cent of adults walked at least several times a week for active travel purposes
- When asked about the last seven days, 34 per cent of adults reported doing no active travel
- Half of all primary school children (regardless of distance from home to school) walked to school
- Just over a third of all secondary school pupils (regardless of distance from home to school) walked to school
- Only 2 percent of primary school children cycled to school (regardless of distance from home to school)
- Less than 1 per cent of all secondary school pupils cycled to school (regardless of distance from home to school)
- There were 269 seriously injured pedal cyclists admitted to hospital.
This information was collected through the National Survey for Wales.
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