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Opening ceremony of the Ledaig link
Xavier Brice's picture
18 April 2019

Recently we reviewed the entire National Cycle Network, all 16,575 miles, and in 2018’s Paths for everyone report we were honest in highlighting where the Network doesn't meet the high standards we've set ourselves at Sustrans. The report...

new housing estate
By Tim Burns,
6 November 2018

In this longer look at the Budget, Tim Burns explores whether the Treasury is laying the foundations for rapid urban sprawl across England.

Last week’s Autumn Budget promised to invest £30 billion on the English road network over the next five years. Most of this cash...

ladies with pram pass parked car on pavement
6 November 2018

How many times have you walked down a street, only to have to squeeze your way past a collection of cars parked half-on, half-off the pavement? 

Pavement parking, where motor vehicles are left on the pavement, has become such a regular feature of many Scottish streets...

Mother with children on bicycle
31 October 2018

Micki Beck is a writer, cyclist, sailor, wife and mum from Cornwall.

She and her family love to explore by boat and bicycle. Last October they cycled the Devon Coast to Coast route into the headwinds of Storm Brian with...

young children setting up a lemonade stand and playing on the street in autumn
29 October 2018

Playing outside used to be the norm for children, so what's changed?

When I was younger, growing up in suburban Massachusetts, I played in the streets.

I met up with the other children on the street. We ran around, played games and rode our bikes up and down the...

family with loaded bicycle on holiday
By Josie Dew,
25 October 2018

Josie Dew is an English touring cyclist, author and cook. In this blog Josie shares with us her experiences of cycle touring with her three young children.

Although a caterer by profession Josie frequently takes long cycle trips and then writes a humorous travelogue...

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