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Two children standing in front of a lorry
Alexander Quayle's picture
21 May 2019

Sustrasn research reveals children on foot or bike are more than three times as likely to be involved in a collision with a vehicle in the 20% most deprived areas in Scotland than the 20% least deprived areas.

We need more widespread high-quality infrastructure and...

Photo of man wearing cycling gear next to John O'Groats sign celebrating reaching John o'gGroats by bicycle
20 November 2018

Peter Langford is a retired vicar and supporter of Sustrans who recently cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Peter has always led an active lifestyle and has enjoyed cycling and walking since he was a young boy. Even when diagnosed with arthritis in both knees,...

Louisa and fellow volunteers talking to people on the Comber Greenway
16 November 2018

It’s #IWillWeek – a weeklong celebration of the impact that young people have on the communities and causes that mean the most to them.

So we caught up with Louisa, one of our Duke of Edinburgh...

Union Canal in Edinburgh NCN Route 75 ©2018, Tony Marsh, all rights reserved
12 November 2018

Think of a memorable walk you’ve had. Picture a cycle ride you enjoyed with your family or friends. I’m guessing that these weren’t on or alongside a busy road. 

We all need places to walk or cycle, scoot or wheel, away from the noise, fumes, stress and danger of...

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...

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