Today is Earth Day, and Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that, if re-elected, the SNP will help kickstart a revolution in active travel and capitalise on the uptake in cycling seen during the pandemic by providing free bikes to all children of school age who could not otherwise afford one.
For everyone else, an SNP Government will make loans and grants available for the purchase and repair of pedal cycles.
The SNP will also pledge to ensure that £1 in every £10 of the Transport capital budget is spent on walking, wheeling and cycling by the end of the Parliament, as well as developing a Scotland-wide active travel network to ensure every town has access to a high quality and separated walking and cycling network.
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