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people walking and cycling
27 April 2017

New research is exploring the relationship between cycling and walking infrastructure and mode shift in more detail.

Building on previous research

In our earlier Fit for...

Woman with bike
26 April 2017

New study reveals Scots can save £2,000 a year by choosing cycling for their shortest journeys.

Economic benefits of cycling

Debate on the advantages of cycling over other forms of transport often centres on the health benefits of cycling both for the...

Categories: Cycling Economy
Cyclists on the road
25 April 2017

2017 marks 40 years of Sustrans. It also marks the next chapter in our history with the launch this month of a new five-year strategy responding to the challenges of today and setting out our vision for tomorrow.

In 1977, a group called Cyclebag was formed in a pub in...

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child riding bike on cycle free path
21 April 2017

My five-year-old daughter learnt to cycle recently in our local park.

Thanks to the wond ers of a balance bike it took her about an hour to learn. She loved it.

The freedom, the rush of air on her face, daddy slowly disappearing behind her as she laughs...

people and cycling and walking
21 April 2017

With today’s launch of the first ever UK Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) we have reached a significant milestone along the path of making cycling and walking the natural choice for short journeys.

The challenge now is to deliver the change...

Categories: Cycling Policy Walking
Mark Beaumont rides past Castle Stalker
7 April 2017

Record breaking long-distance cyclist Mark Beaumont, takes time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about cycling the Caledonia Way route.

As an endurance athlete, training is a big part of my life, and cycling is the biggest part of my training.

I spend...

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