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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...

Cyclists in residential London
6 February 2018

The first Street Talk of 2018 put the issue of pay-per-mile road pricing to a panel of experts. Nicholas Sanderson sums up the choices city leaders will need to make in order to roll out road pricing.

London’s Congestion Charge turns 15 this year. Its immediate impact...

Mara with her bike
1 February 2018

In this blog Mara shares with us why she has decided to give up her car this year, and what factors helped her make her decision. Mara Acoma is a Photographic Artist living and working on the East Coast of Durham. Her work explores ideas of 'What if?' inviting the viewer to...

Alice Gillam by a river
23 January 2018

Before I left for France I cycled frequently but never very far. I was lucky to live just a few miles from work and heading down the 13 mile Bristol and Bath Path once or twice a summer was the furthest I cycled. So when I headed off to ride the length of France I was a little...

cyclists on Cycle Superhighway (CS) route in London
22 January 2018

Before the 2016 Mayoral election, all the main candidates committed to triple the extent of protected space for cycling, through the cycle superhighways programme. With 27 more months guaranteed in office, what...

cyclists in manchester
11 January 2018

How effectively do Government policies take into account the health and environmental impacts of poor air quality? – asks Dr Andy Cope following Sustrans’ pioneering research which estimates the contribution of walking and cycling in reducing air pollution – and the subsequent...

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