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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...

Cyclist in Manchester
22 March 2018

This week I spoke at Andy Burnham’s first Green Summit, part of his commitment to make Greater Manchester one of Europe’s leading green cities.

There was a huge amount...

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...

Cycling in Birmingham city centre Photoshoot for Bike Life
9 March 2018

New evidence on how walking and cycling can help to reduce congestion offers huge possibilities in terms of turning around transport policy. But effecting this change depends upon embedding evidence-based approaches in transport policy. This blog summarises Sustrans’...

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image of two women cycling
7 March 2018

Cycling has grown in popularity in recent years but women's cycling is still far from equal to men's. Megan Streb, Partnerships Manager at Sustrans sums up her experience of cycling on the roads and what can be done to encourage more women to ride their bikes. 

There’s...

cyclists on protected path in Bristol
2 March 2018

Cllr Mark Bradshaw is Labour Co-op member for Bedminster, Bristol and served as Cabinet Member for Transport under Mayor Marvin Rees until April 2017, and as Deputy Mayor for Place under Mayor George Ferguson from 2013 to 2015. He also served as Cabinet Member responsible for...

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