Schools and Universities

In Scotland, Sustrans have launched a number of innovative projects with schools and universities so that people can choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys everyday.

Click the  links below to find out more. 

Bike to School Week The official Bike to School Week takes place every year in June. By encouraging children to travel to school on their bikes for one week each year we hope we can help kick-start a new exercise routine and decrease busy traffic on school roads.  Find out more here.

Cycle Parking Grants Sustrans has secured funding to deliver cycle parking projects in schools throughout Scotland, with the aim of encouraging and enabling more pupils to travel actively to school. Find out more here.

Hands Up Scotland Survey Established in 2008, Hands Up Scotland is the largest national dataset to look at mode of travel to school across Scotland. The project is funded by Transport Scotland and is a joint survey between Sustrans and Scottish local authorities. Find out more here.

I Bike Sustrans’ I Bike project works with schools in Scotland delivering practical solutions to two specific issues associated with cycling to school: The drop in cycling levels when children move from primary to secondary school and the gender gap that sees girls cycling far less than boys of the school journey. Find out more here.

Resources for teachers and parents We work with hundreds of schools throughout Scotland each year to encourage pupils to be more active, enabling thousands of children to travel actively and safely. Sustrans Scotland can offer teachers and parents a number of resources to help them with this. Click here to find out more.