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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
Workers walking and cycling, Castle Park in Bristol
28 September 2017

Car use has negative impacts on public health through road traffic accidents, air pollution and physical inactivity. The car’s contribution to the first two of these problems is relatively well recognised and understood, but inactivity is less well understood.


people cycling via park
By Tom Komar,
26 September 2017

From the moment we leave home and go on our journey to the shops, work or school, we use roads and paths that were established as a result of historical demand for travel.

The more desired a route is, the more likely it is that it has been turned into a main road, and...

Sustrans Bike It Festival, Lee Valley Velopark, London 2016
25 September 2017

At Sustrans, we are passionate about helping more children to walk and cycle to and from school. Since 2004, we have worked with more than 2,000 schools across the UK, helping children build walking and cycling into their everyday school journey and instill a love of activity...

cyclists in London
20 September 2017

Recent weeks have seen the release of a number of national level surveys. But what do they tell us about trends in cycling, and how do we learn from the findings?

Stakeholders in active travel will often pore over new survey findings in the hope of uncovering positive...

two people cycle down a picturesque street
14 September 2017

Cycle to Work Day might be over for another year but we think every day’s a Cycle to Work Day. Chris Bennett, our Head of Behaviour Change, shares his top reasons to get – and stay - in the saddle. 

1. It saves you money

It’s a no...

Categories: Commuting Cycling