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12 June 2019

A new report published by Sustrans and Arup reveals that one third (33%) of disabled people in UK cities and towns would like to start cycling but 84% never do...

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29 January 2019

In 2018 we had a flurry of activity around the Sustrans Bike Life report, and in particular the launch of Women: reducing the gender gap which highlighted - amongst other statistics -...

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29 January 2019

'Transforming Cities: The potential of everyday cycling' estimates that 34,000 incidences of eight life-threatening conditions, including Type 2 diabetes, stroke and depression, would be prevented in seven major cities if cycling doubled every eight years between 2017 and 2040...

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photpo of people cycling on protected cycleway. ©2018, John Linton,
24 January 2019

I gave evidence to the Transport Select Committee with Living Streets and Cycling UK as part of their active travel inquiry.

Our message was clear: without adequate funding, the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy will fail.

The Cycling and Walking Investment...

Man, woman and two boys on cycle path, wearing helmets and blue tops. Tunnel behind them, rocks either side.
24 January 2019

In summer 2018, Lindsay and her family took on the (in)famous John o’Groats to Land’s End (JOGLE) long-distance ride.

Here, she tells us how they got on with this...

23 January 2019

It’s an exciting time to be involved in active travel.

The messages concerning the health and environmental benefits of walking and cycling are working their way into policy and the public consciousness. After doubling the budget for active travel in 2017 then...

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