Bike Life Edinburgh

Edinburgh plans to be carbon-free by 2030. And through a collaborative and evidence-led approach like Bike Life, we can make this happen.

Bike Life Edinburgh 2019 report front cover

Read the 2019 Bike Life Edinburgh report

See Edinburgh's progress towards making cycling an attractive and everyday way to travel.

Download the report

This report is also available in a text-only format.

27.1 million

trips made by bike in Edinburgh in the past year

82% of residents

think that more cycle tracks along roads physically separated from traffic and pedestrians would be useful to help them cycle more


the number of cars taken off the road every day by cycling

£1.6 million

the amount that cycling in Edinburgh saves the NHS per year

A Woman Standing At Some Traffic Lights In Edinburgh

Bike Life Edinburgh through the years

This is the third time we've collaborated with the City of Edinburgh Council to survey cycling in the city. Want to see how things have progressed?

Download our previous reports:

"I acquired my disability when I was 13. The trike has allowed me to be more independent."

- Caroline Barr, Edinburgh resident

Read more from Caroline in the report

Got a question about Bike Life?

Bike Life is a collaboration between Sustrans and City of Edinburgh Council.

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Read more about our Bike Life research.