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Two children standing in front of a lorry
Alexander Quayle's picture
21 May 2019

Sustrasn research reveals children on foot or bike are more than three times as likely to be involved in a collision with a vehicle in the 20% most deprived areas in Scotland than the 20% least deprived areas.

We need more widespread high-quality infrastructure and...

Pupils cycling, walking and scooting during Big Pedal 2018
25 February 2019

According to government guidelines, children and young people aged 5 to 18 need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day, while adults should get a minimum of 150 minutes a week.

At 1.6 miles, the average primary school journey is a distance that can be cycled...

Shared spaces, cycle lanes and traffic calming proposals for Lothian Road. Image credit: Jacobs
22 February 2019

Led by Sustrans Deputy Director Daisy Narayanan, City of Edinburgh Council is launching proposals for an ambitious City Centre Transformation.

Daisy has been seconded to Edinburgh for the past year and Sustrans...

Dan and Elliott cycling LEJOG
15 February 2019

Dan Gordon-Lee cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats when he was just 17-years-old. And after regaling his son with stories from his trip, Elliott decided at the age of 7, that he wanted to follow in his footsteps. It took a little persistence but after a year he managed to...

Estreham Road, Lambeth, south London before
12 February 2019

To create a healthier, successful and equitable city, the Mayor of London has identified the need to reduce motor traffic, with each borough being required to write a traffic reduction strategy. There are more and more examples of authorities taking brave decisions to realise...

Photo of two women with bicycles by a grafitti'd wall
29 January 2019

In 2018 we had a flurry of activity around the Sustrans Bike Life report, and in particular the launch of Women: reducing the gender gap which highlighted - amongst other statistics -...

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