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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
Rosslyn Colderley and Chris Boardman cycling together in Manchester
15 December 2017

Today Chris Boardman, Greater Manchester’s Cycling & Walking Commissioner, launched his 15-Point Plan to get the city region moving. Made to Move is a bold and exciting vision which echoes what people want, including calls for a ring-fenced, ten year £1.5 billion...

cycling and walking help improve air quality
12 December 2017

The cycling and walking air quality equation seems simple. But look under the surface, and applying the principle of increasing cycling and walking whilst simultaneously reducing motorised transport is a complex problem spanning different geographies.

An inconvenient...

Categories: Air Quality Economy Policy
The Octagon in Westport, Ireland
12 December 2017

Scotland’s Towns Week took place last month. Maybe you noticed it, maybe it slipped below your radar. But given that 60% of the population of Scotland lives in settlements of more than 15,000 people, given that our biggest town have over 70,000 inhabitants, there was a lot...

River Thames as seen from Rotherhithe
7 December 2017

Transport for London wants to know what you think of the Bike Bridge – the proposed new river crossing between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf. Here’s why we think Londoners should support the bike bridge and how we will respond to the consultation.

If you draw a circle...