Out on Your Loan program launched by Cycling Projects | Community
Cycling Projects has launched a new Out on Your Loan program, a new inclusive cycling program that aims to support people with disabilities in the West Midlands who want to travel and be active by cycling in their area.
The association will provide support, training and support to each individual, as well as a long-term loan of a cycle adapted to the needs and capacities of each.
The aim of the program is to understand the needs of people with disabilities who were previously limited by the lack of opportunities to access and enjoy cycling, and to help them be active in their area. “By allowing people with disabilities to make their own choices and decisions, we believe people will start to integrate cycling into their lifestyle through the loan of suitable bikes, training and support,” said Cycling Projects.
“We want to make it possible for more people with additional needs and disabilities to access and enjoy cycling. We will provide a package of training and support for each individual to enable participants to cycle safely in and around their area. We hope that participants can then progress further and participate in cycling activities with their friends and family, or join local cycling clubs or groups to explore more with others.
Out on Your Loan will be delivered by staff from Cycling Projects, in partnership with Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) who are also funding the program. The program was made possible through the Active Travel Fund, following a grant from the Department of Transport to Transport for West Midlands, which is part of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
More information can be found here.
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