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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...

Cary Thompson with his bike and helmet. pic credit Cary Thompson
3 December 2018

Cary Thompson recently took part in Sustrans cycle training so he could be more confident commuting to work by bike.

This was provided at the Active Travel Hub in East Belfast as part of the CHIPS programme. He was so pleased with...

Plaza in Cardiff with people walking ©2017, Jonathan Bewley, all rights reserved
3 December 2018

In the third blog in our budget focus series, Steve Brooks, Sustrans Director for Wales, discusses how decisions taken in Wales this month will influence the future of the Nation.

It’s perhaps a cliché to say that politics in Wales is at a crossroads, but decisions...

Photo of bike resting on wall with icicles. Stock solutions/Alamy Stock Photos
28 November 2018

In this blog, Kevin Daniels, Sustrans supporter, discusses the injury risk posed by ice on the road surface to people cycling and presents recommendations for improving safety, drawing on a 2018 Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) paper on delivering accident...

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Photo of man wearing cycling gear next to John O'Groats sign celebrating reaching John o'gGroats by bicycle
20 November 2018

Peter Langford is a retired vicar and supporter of Sustrans who recently cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Peter has always led an active lifestyle and has enjoyed cycling and walking since he was a young boy. Even when diagnosed with arthritis in both knees,...

Louisa and fellow volunteers talking to people on the Comber Greenway
16 November 2018

It’s #IWillWeek – a weeklong celebration of the impact that young people have on the communities and causes that mean the most to them.

So we caught up with Louisa, one of our Duke of Edinburgh...

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