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20 March 2019

Just 4 days after International Women’s Day, Sustrans Research & Monitoring Unit held a roundtable discussion on women and cycling to determine what needs to happen next.

We invited a broad cross-section of speakers and guests who had an understanding of the...

Image: City of Edinburgh Council
9 November 2018

Edinburgh is unique, delighting those who live and work in the city and drawing visitors from around the world. But continued recent progress to increase walking and cycling, and make Edinburgh a place that better prioritises people over vehicles, has led us to a point where...

new housing estate
By Tim Burns,
6 November 2018

In this longer look at the Budget, Tim Burns explores whether the Treasury is laying the foundations for rapid urban sprawl across England.

Last week’s Autumn Budget promised to invest £30 billion on the English road network over the next five years. Most of this cash...

ladies with pram pass parked car on pavement
6 November 2018

How many times have you walked down a street, only to have to squeeze your way past a collection of cars parked half-on, half-off the pavement? 

Pavement parking, where motor vehicles are left on the pavement, has become such a regular feature of many Scottish streets...

Mother with children on bicycle
31 October 2018

Micki Beck is a writer, cyclist, sailor, wife and mum from Cornwall.

She and her family love to explore by boat and bicycle. Last October they cycled the Devon Coast to Coast route into the headwinds of Storm Brian with...

young children setting up a lemonade stand and playing on the street in autumn
29 October 2018

Playing outside used to be the norm for children, so what's changed?

When I was younger, growing up in suburban Massachusetts, I played in the streets.

I met up with the other children on the street. We ran around, played games and rode our bikes up and down the...

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