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Cary Thompson with his bike and helmet. pic credit Cary Thompson
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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...

Union Canal in Edinburgh NCN Route 75 ©2018, Tony Marsh, all rights reserved
12 November 2018

Think of a memorable walk you’ve had. Picture a cycle ride you enjoyed with your family or friends. I’m guessing that these weren’t on or alongside a busy road. 

We all need places to walk or cycle, scoot or wheel, away from the noise, fumes, stress and danger of...

Image: City of Edinburgh Council
9 November 2018

Edinburgh is unique, delighting those who live and work in the city and drawing visitors from around the world. But continued recent progress to increase walking and cycling, and make Edinburgh a place that better prioritises people over vehicles, has led us to a point where...

new housing estate
By Tim Burns,
6 November 2018

In this longer look at the Budget, Tim Burns explores whether the Treasury is laying the foundations for rapid urban sprawl across England.

Last week’s Autumn Budget promised to invest £30 billion on the English road network over the next five years. Most of this cash...

ladies with pram pass parked car on pavement
6 November 2018

How many times have you walked down a street, only to have to squeeze your way past a collection of cars parked half-on, half-off the pavement? 

Pavement parking, where motor vehicles are left on the pavement, has become such a regular feature of many Scottish streets...

Mother with children on bicycle
31 October 2018

Micki Beck is a writer, cyclist, sailor, wife and mum from Cornwall.

She and her family love to explore by boat and bicycle. Last October they cycled the Devon Coast to Coast route into the headwinds of Storm Brian with...

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