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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...

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...

graphic of air quality model
6 December 2017

We all know walking and cycling improves air quality by removing motor vehicles from the road and replacing those trips with a mode that is emission-free. But what is the exact impact of walking and cycling on air quality? Is it measurable?

For the first time, we are...

Categories: Air Quality Policy
Cyclists on Quietway Route 1 between South Bermondsey Station and Millwall FC
5 December 2017

As urban transport systems are embracing smart tech, aren’t we overlooking the potential of simpler, more familiar solutions to move people around? Dr Andy Cope reflects on this year’s Autonomy and Urban Mobility Summit in Paris.

There are moments of radical change, new...