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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...

Categories: Air Quality Health Policy
16 October 2017

New analysis shows the extent of vulnerability of people in Scotland to ‘transport poverty’ and highlights high-risk zones and their characteristics. This work is important because it enables policy makers to target higher risk communities when planning for transport.


Categories: Communities Cycling Policy
Bristol ride to Portishead.
12 October 2017

Walking and cycling are essential for healthy, vibrant and economically successful cities and Sustrans’ new Active Travel Toolbox provides the evidence to show how.

Part of the barrier to increasing walking and cycling in the UK is the outcome of a distorted way of...

female cyclist on segregated path near to residential flats
11 October 2017

This article was originally published in Scottish Planner.

Chiquita Elvin, Licentiate member of the RTPI and Land Development Officer at Sustrans Scotland, explains the...

cycle routes integrate with train stations
11 October 2017

The Mayor’s Transport Strategy proposes to turn London into a city where more people want to walk and cycle. Louise Gold, Senior Project Officer, reflects on how we replicate the success of global Velo-cities.

This year I attended the international Velo-city conference...

Children walking to school
28 September 2017

We’ve been talking about the health benefits of active travel for some time now. We’ve also been measuring how children make their journey to school for the past nine years.

Now, our colleagues in NHS Public Health will start using this data for a new children and young...

Categories: Cycling Schools Walking