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Island '20 years behind' with active travel strategy

MHK welcomes scheme despite road safety concerns

An MHK believes the Island is 20 years behind the rest of the world in promoting active travel.

A number of routes in central Douglas and the Heritage Trail will be improved over the next couple of years in a bid to get more Manx residents walking and cycling to work or school.

Middle member Bill Shimmins says there's a lot of interest in active commuting in his constituency.

However, there are still concerns over road safety:

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