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Bike Life Stirling

"Stirling is a compact city with bold ambitions for modal shift towards cycling and walking. The Bike Life Stirling report comes at the perfect time to support the case for further investment in active travel in the city, and across the council area."

- Councillor Jim Thomson, Environment and Housing Committee Convenor

man on bike in front of castle © Photos: John Linton/Sustrans
71% of respondents to the Bike Life survey said that Stirling would be a better place to live and work if more people cycled

This is the first report from Stirling, one of 15 UK cities participating in Bike Life. 

Our thanks to the people of Stirling who took part in the survey and who told us their stories in this report.

woman standing next to parked bikes © Photos: John Linton/Sustrans

Stirling Active Travel Hub

Providing a highly visible face to residents and visitors alike, Stirling Active Travel Hub is the focal point for cycling culture in the city.

As the first of its kind in Scotland, the Hub has had over 25,000 visitors since it was launched as Stirling Cycle Hub in 2013.

woman with bike trailer delivering fresh farm produce. © Photos: John Linton/Sustrans

Ashley has a tiny urban farm called Fat Hen Farm. The business, in its first year, grows lettuces and greens for salads in a sustainable and low input way. A big part of the sustainability of the business is having a low carbon footprint (and better health) by delivering by bicycle.

Everything for markets and deliveries is by bicycle, racks and panniers, and bicycle trailer, which Ashley borrows from the Active Travel Hub.

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Bike Life Stirling has been funded by Transport Scotland. The project is co-ordinated by Sustrans.