Data from the Active Lives Survey (as well as other local monitoring information) illustrates that although rates of walking and cycling for utility and/or commuting remain similar between lower-socioeconomic groups (LSEGs) and other social groups, the rates at which LSEGs chose to take up these activities for leisure purposes were significantly lower.

StreetGames wanted to understand more about the walking and cycling behaviours of disadvantaged young people, including the barriers to and/or motivations for walking/ cycling on a more regular basis - all with a view to increasing the prevalence of these hobbies amongst LSEGs. 

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