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man crossing 20mph road with pushchair
21 March 2018

Have you seen a 20mph sign in your town, village or city? What did you think? Did it prompt you to drive more slowly? These are exactly the questions that a new research project is trying to assess. In this blog, G.F.Nightingale, P. Kelly, and the "Is twenty plenty?" research...

Cycling in Birmingham city centre Photoshoot for Bike Life
9 March 2018

New evidence on how walking and cycling can help to reduce congestion offers huge possibilities in terms of turning around transport policy. But effecting this change depends upon embedding evidence-based approaches in transport policy. This blog summarises Sustrans’...

Categories: Cycling Policy Walking
image of two women cycling
7 March 2018

Cycling has grown in popularity in recent years but women's cycling is still far from equal to men's. Megan Streb, Partnerships Manager at Sustrans sums up her experience of cycling on the roads and what can be done to encourage more women to ride their bikes. 


cyclists on protected path in Bristol
2 March 2018

Cllr Mark Bradshaw is Labour Co-op member for Bedminster, Bristol and served as Cabinet Member for Transport under Mayor Marvin Rees until April 2017, and as Deputy Mayor for Place under Mayor George Ferguson from 2013 to 2015. He also served as Cabinet Member responsible for...

Cyclists in residential London
6 February 2018

The first Street Talk of 2018 put the issue of pay-per-mile road pricing to a panel of experts. Nicholas Sanderson sums up the choices city leaders will need to make in order to roll out road pricing.

London’s Congestion Charge turns 15 this year. Its immediate impact...

Mara with her bike
1 February 2018

In this blog Mara shares with us why she has decided to give up her car this year, and what factors helped her make her decision. Mara Acoma is a Photographic Artist living and working on the East Coast of Durham. Her work explores ideas of 'What if?' inviting the viewer to...