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Shared spaces, cycle lanes and traffic calming proposals for Lothian Road. Image credit: Jacobs
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22 February 2019

Led by Sustrans Deputy Director Daisy Narayanan, City of Edinburgh Council is launching proposals for an ambitious City Centre Transformation.

Daisy has been seconded to Edinburgh for the past year and Sustrans...

Dan and Elliott cycling LEJOG
15 February 2019

Dan Gordon-Lee cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats when he was just 17-years-old. And after regaling his son with stories from his trip, Elliott decided at the age of 7, that he wanted to follow in his footsteps. It took a little persistence but after a year he managed to...

Estreham Road, Lambeth, south London before
12 February 2019

To create a healthier, successful and equitable city, the Mayor of London has identified the need to reduce motor traffic, with each borough being required to write a traffic reduction strategy. There are more and more examples of authorities taking brave decisions to realise...

Photo of two women with bicycles by a grafitti'd wall
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 -...

Image of Karen Ross
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...

Categories: Bike Life Cycling Health
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...

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