Cyclist on cycle path
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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...

road with various transport mode users
18 May 2018

Roger Mackett is Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies at University College London, where he carries out research into the barriers to travel for older and disabled people. He is a member of Disabled...

Categories: Health
Cyclists at pelican crossing in Edinburgh
4 May 2018

This year has been the biggest yet for the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge, with nearly 4,000 people from 300 organisations participating in the challenge.

Together they logged over 55,000 journeys, saving over £62...

Children hold sign about improving the air quality at their school
1 May 2018

Cycling, scooting and walking to school has many health and environmental benefits. Evidence shows that motor vehicles are responsible for most local air pollution, highlighting how active travel can help reduce road traffic around the school gates and improve air quality....

children holding up sign
24 April 2018

As Big Pedal 2018, the UK’s largest annual schools competition to encourage more young people to cycle and scoot to school launched this week, Rachel White, Senior Policy and Political Advisor looks at children’s attitudes towards air pollution and why their views on the issue...

6 April 2018

This post by Lucy Colbeck and Emilie Charlesworth was first published on The Guardian bike blog.

A cycling session at Queen Mary homeless women’s hostel...