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...

Children scooting to school
15 March 2019

Youth is wasted on the young, or so they say. Something I’d usually tend to agree with looking back at the years I spent dragging my feet to school. However, over recent months, we’ve seen young people rise up, and send arguably one of the most important political messages to...

15 March 2019

Xavier Brice, chief executive of Sustrans, pays tribute to Ben Hamilton-Baillie, who died earlier this month.

“It was with great shock and sadness that I read the news that Ben Hamilton-Baillie had passed away.

I first met Ben around 10 years ago at City Hall in...

Pupils at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marking Clean Air Day 2018
13 March 2019

Air quality is one of the major health and environmental concerns of our time. A new synthesis of research evidence shows that walking and cycling can make a major contribution to addressing the problem.

The challenge now is to connect the evidence to legislative...

Categories: Air Quality Policy
Two female cyclists riding their bikes in Wales ©2017, Jonathan Bewley
7 March 2019

This month we celebrated International Women’s Day - a day in which we reflect on progress made, call for change and commend those people whose courageous and selfless acts helped to create the much more equal world that we live in today.

What is long forgotten is that...

School children cycling down the road to school
5 March 2019

Picture a typical scene outside a school at drop off time. Some children will be trying to walk, scoot and cycle, but cars are blocking the road and pavements, and the air is thick with the fumes of idling car engines. The space is noisy, dangerous and unwelcoming for parents...

Categories: Air Quality Health Schools