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Cyclist on cycle path
Steve Brooks's picture
21 June 2018

Today is Clean Air Day. Sixty-six years on from the Great Smog of London, it should be an occasion when we celebrate efforts we’ve made over successive decades to reduce harmful air pollution in the UK. A time when we look back in bewilderment at how policy-makers let a...

Richard Noon and Simon Marshall
8 June 2018

As this year’s Big Pedal competition reached its conclusion Richard Noon, our Bike It Officer in Luton, spoke to long standing school champion and PE Teacher, Simon Marshall, at Wigmore Primary School in Luton to discuss the legacy that...

Categories: Commuting Cycling Schools
bike on protected cycle lane
6 June 2018

The Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review consultation closed on 1 June 2018. We set out below where we think the Government’s key priorities must lie to enable more people to walk and cycle.

The safety barrier

Safety or the...

Categories: Cycling Policy Walking
health benefits of cycling drawing
29 May 2018

It is well known that physical activity is key to people’s health and wellbeing – with numerous studies showing that people who walk and cycle enjoy longer and healthier lives.

Increasingly, however, research on the long-term benefits of walking and cycling is...

Categories: Cycling Health Walking
artist's impression of a super cycle highway
25 May 2018

Cardiff Council are taking steps to change the culture and character of Wales’ capital city, with the aim of making its transport cleaner, healthier, safer, more efficient and better able to deal with a growing population. They are following in the footsteps of London where...

children on bikes
24 May 2018

Today, 24 May 2018, marks the launch of the Hands Up Scotland Survey 2017 dataset. 

This year, our Hands Up Scotland Survey (HUSS) celebrates its 10th anniversary of providing reliable annual information on children's mode of travel to school in Scotland. It also marks...

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