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People walking and cycling in Cardiff
10 January 2017

With a new year comes new hope and new opportunities for putting cycling and walking at the heart of decision making throughout the UK.

The tide seems to be turning with increased priority being given to cycling and walking by national and local governments. Last year...

Categories: Cycling Walking
9 January 2017

Ken works in Central London as a Digital Marketing Executive for a lobbying organisation. A native of Ireland, he has lived in London for six years and started cycling the Quietway 1 route in October 2016. In this post, he tells us about the benefits and experience of cycling...

Cabinet Member for Transport and Roads, from Birmingham City Council meets staff at JMP
9 January 2017

A cycling revolution is taking place at the heart of England and our Project Officer Louise Aspinall is there helping to deliver it. 

For people working in Birmingham city centre, cycling can be the quickest and easiest way to travel around the city, as well as being...

http://www.sustrans.org.uk/blog/walking-and-cycling-school-new-year-resolution
5 January 2017

I look back fondly on my journey to school in the 1980s. I had a steep walk up a hill to the bus stop and most mornings it seemed to be raining. But there was a rather exotic prize at the top of the hill. Tina, the elephant!

No, I didn’t grow up in India or Africa. Tina...

Cycling path in the Netherlands
By Jack Gold,
5 January 2017

Our apprentice Jack Gold was seconded to Royal HaskoningDHV (RHDHV) in the Netherlands to gain insights into how the Dutch design infrastructure with cyclists in mind. He shares thoughts from his visit.

As an apprentice engineer, I was keen to learn more about the Dutch...

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Steven Pleasant getting ready for the bike ride
16 December 2016

Steven Pleasant is the Chief Executive of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council and the lead in the Combined Authority for Greater Manchester on Health and Wellbeing. He cycled with our Chief Executive Xavier Brice and our...

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