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Walking and cycling


Walking and cycling can easily be added into everyday life and provide loads of benefits. They are great stress relievers, helps you lead a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle and contribute to making our local communities less congested and more pleasant places to be.

27% of households in St Helens Borough have no access to a car or vans, making walking and cycling even more critical for day-to-day journeys.

The Liverpool City Region Local Journeys Strategy notes that two thirds of all trips in Merseyside are less than 5km in length, a highly comfortable walking and cycling distance. Despite this, 50% of these trips are undertaken by car.