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Shared spaces, cycle lanes and traffic calming proposals for Lothian Road. Image credit: Jacobs
John Lauder's picture
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...

the winners at the awards
5 October 2018

We all know the benefits walking and cycling can have on our waistlines and pocket, but the benefits don’t have to stop there. An active workforce is a low-cost investment that will bring about high rewards for businesses large and small. That's why we sponsored the ...

Man and woman on bikes on an urban street in the evening light
By Jon Usher,
3 October 2018

The Bristol Transport Strategy consultation launched last week, and I can hear you asking - ‘so what?’.

While it might not strike you as the most scintillating news, this...

Mother and children in school uniforms pushing their bikes outside school
1 October 2018

There has been a lot of publicity around Stanley Park High in Carshalton, South London, which has enforced a new registration scheme that requires all of its pupils to carry number plates on their bikes.

Similar stories have also emerged of schools banning cycling or...

Categories: Schools Young people
Liz McTernan using her adapted bike
26 September 2018

Ahead of her biggest challenge yet, world ranked Para-cyclist and Hand cycling Triathlete Liz McTernan tells her inspiring story of how she's facing adversity head on through cycling, following a life-threatening spinal cord injury.

Like most people, I learnt to ride a...

Categories: Cycling Lifestyle
man with pushchair and child on bike crossing road
24 September 2018

The launch of the Safer Streets Bill to make 20mph the standard speed on residential streets in Scotland is great news for people who walk and cycle.

When it comes to saving lives and reducing injury on our roads, the benefits of 20mph speed limits are well known but...

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