Investing in Cycling and Walking: The Economic Case for Action

  • Published: Department for Transport, 2015
  • Authors: Department for Transport
  • Date Added: 07 Apr 2016
  • Last Update: 07 Apr 2016
  • Format: pdf


To point to relevant studies / evidence in a UK context;

To help practitioners quantify the impacts resulting from investment in cycling and walking

Provides a step by step illustration based on a hypothetical example;

Contains a spreadsheet that can be used to calculate the cost / benefit ratio for existing or planned schemes


DfT Guidance

Key Findings



Cycling, walking, economic benefit, economic case, investment in cycling and walking, return on investment