Consultation on Solihull’s Cycling and Walking Strategy begins


Residents are invited to participate in a series of virtual sessions to discuss the updated strategy

Solihull Council remains committed to public engagement throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. A series of virtual webinars have been announced today as part of the latest consultation on the Cycling and Walking Strategy. The consultation period of six weeks will run from 9 November to 21 December.

Solihull’s Cycling and Walking Strategy sets out a clear vision for the delivery of cycling and walking infrastructure across the borough and looks at what can be done to improve the capability and confidence of residents to cycle and walk more often.

Councillor Ted Richards OBE, Cabinet Member for Growth & Infrastructure Delivery at Solihull Council, said:

“Feedback from local residents so far has been really positive in helping to shape Solihull’s Cycling and Walking Strategy. This is a chance to look at how we deliver high quality cycling and walking infrastructure, tackle existing barriers to cycling and walking and embed cycling and walking initiatives into local policy.

“I would encourage everyone to take a look at our draft strategy which is now available on our website. There will be a range of opportunities to find out more and to share your thoughts on this important document over the coming weeks."

All those interested in having their say will be able to take part in a series of virtual webinars. Council officers will be presenting the updated strategy, while attendees will have the opportunity to make comments and send in their questions.

There will be a number of opportunities to take part with four separate events taking place over November and December. Virtual webinars will be hosted between 6pm-7:30pm on:

  • Thursday 19 November
  • Wednesday 25 November
  • Thursday 10 December
  • Tuesday 15 December

Webinar registration details will be made available shortly on the council’s Cycling and Walking Strategy webpage which can be accessed here.

In the meantime, anyone that has any questions or would like to share their views on the updated strategy can now do so by emailing a new inbox which has been set up specifically for this consultation:

Residents can also choose to get in touch via post by writing to the council:

Solihull Cycling and Walking Strategy

Solihull Council
Council House
Manor Square
West Midlands
B91 3QB

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