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About us

We are Sustrans. We are the charity that makes it easier for people to walk and cycle.

We are engineers and educators, experts and advocates. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute.

Sustrans works in partnership, bringing people together to find the right solutions. We make the case for walking and cycling by using robust evidence and showing what can be done.

We are grounded in communities and believe that grassroots support combined with political leadership drives real change, fast.

Most of the journeys we make are short enough to be made on foot or by bike. We can fuel our own travel, transforming the way we live and the places around us.

We make it easier for people to walk and cycle because it leads to:

·Happier, healthier people

·Greener, better local environments

·Stronger economies and communities

Connect people and places by developing routes that provide an easy and safe way to get in and out of places. 

Create liveable neighbourhoods by working with communities to reclaim their streets and transform them into lively, community-centred places.

Transform the school run and commute by helping everyone discover the joy of cycling and walking, developing better routes for them to use, and encouraging support from their communities.

We walk and bike the talk. 

We make the case for change by showing what can be done and influencing decision makers. Working with individuals and communities, we make walking and cycling an easy and everyday choice.

With over 40,000 supporters and 4,000 volunteers we are grounded in communities who want to see more of the change we can make happen.

Our vision is of a UK-wide Network of safe, traffic-free routes connecting and crossing settlements and countryside, and inspiring a new generation to get on their bikes.

The National Cycle Network is our longest running project and it's one of the reasons so many volunteers and supporters join us.

Since 1977, we have been making journeys safer and empowering people to make travel choices which are good for them, their neighbourhoods and the environment.

As we face the challenges ahead, we are adapting, to ensure we can continue to make make it easier for people to walk and cycle.

children walking and cycling to school

We're working with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations right across the UK to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.

We're making journeys safer and empowering people to make travel choices which are good for them, their neighbourhoods and the environment. 

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Working together, we can make walking and cycling an easy and everyday choice.