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Active travel bill passed

Assembly Members have voted in favour of plans to radically reform support for cyclists and walkers, to encourage more healthy lifestyles.

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AMs to vote on 'Active Travel' law

Assembly Members are tonight voting on plans to radically reform the support given to walkers and cyclists as they encourage more healthy lifestyles. The new law is said to be a world first.

It would force local authorities to consider the needs of both walkers and people on bikes as they plan transport networks. They would also have to promote what's being called "Active Travel" with an annual survey coming from the Welsh Government. Lorna Prichard reports.

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