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man crossing 20mph road with pushchair
21 March 2018

Have you seen a 20mph sign in your town, village or city? What did you think? Did it prompt you to drive more slowly? These are exactly the questions that a new research project is trying to assess. In this blog, G.F.Nightingale, P. Kelly, and the "Is twenty plenty?" research...

Alice Gillam by a river
23 January 2018

Before I left for France I cycled frequently but never very far. I was lucky to live just a few miles from work and heading down the 13 mile Bristol and Bath Path once or twice a summer was the furthest I cycled. So when I headed off to ride the length of France I was a little...

cyclists on Cycle Superhighway (CS) route in London
22 January 2018

Before the 2016 Mayoral election, all the main candidates committed to triple the extent of protected space for cycling, through the cycle superhighways programme. With 27 more months guaranteed in office, what...

cyclists in manchester
11 January 2018

How effectively do Government policies take into account the health and environmental impacts of poor air quality? – asks Dr Andy Cope following Sustrans’ pioneering research which estimates the contribution of walking and cycling in reducing air pollution – and the subsequent...

Categories: Air Quality Health Policy
Glenrothes family cycling to school
8 January 2018

The journey to and from school is one made by thousands of children across Scotland each day.

And for those travelling actively – be that by bike, scooter or foot – it is a chance to learn more about their local area, share experiences with their...

Sustrans Board of Trustee's 2014
By Bill Stow,
4 January 2018

At the close of 2017 Bill Stow, Chair of our Board of Trustees for the past three years and a member for a further three, handed over the baton to his successor Lynne Berry OBE. Here he shares his thoughts on...