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Rebecca Jones, Sustrans senior engineer in London Design Team
21 June 2017

Friday 23 June is International Women in Engineering Day. 

Shining a spotlight on the amazing career opportunities within the sector is especially important in the UK where just 10% of practicing engineers are women - the lowest percentage of female...

Public space with high quality walking and cycling prevision
19 June 2017

Prior to moving to Edinburgh in 2004, I had lived for a few years in a beautiful small town in America.  My house was located in a gated community right next to a lake with a gorgeous bike trail, a gym and a pool less than a mile away. Perfect conditions, one would think, to...

15 June 2017

While Sustrans supports Clean Air Day we would like to see a time in the near future when everybody can leave their homes and get around their communities - schools, work, recreation and not be exposed to poor air quality.

Clean...

Categories: Air Quality Health
Computer modelling map showing travel destinations and optimal routes
By Tom Komar,
14 June 2017

Demands of motor traffic have often overridden or generally compromised the quality of cycling infrastructure provision.

With a focus on securing the expeditious movement of people and goods, for decades Councils have concentrated on motor vehicle traffic. But as...

Family cycling on a quiet road in a city
14 June 2017

For all the post-election uncertainty there is one thing that we can all agree on – urban congestion, poor air quality and our obesity crisis need tackling now.

So the UK has voted and the one thing that can be said with certainty is that we are in a more uncertain...

children parking bikes in bike shed
By Ben Merry,
13 June 2017

As our 2017 Bike to School Week (5-9 June) drew to a close last Friday, Bike Week (10-18 June) was just about to get underway.

You may or may not have known about...

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