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Cycling in Birmingham city centre Photoshoot for Bike Life
9 March 2018

New evidence on how walking and cycling can help to reduce congestion offers huge possibilities in terms of turning around transport policy. But effecting this change depends upon embedding evidence-based approaches in transport policy. This blog summarises Sustrans’...

Categories: Cycling Policy Walking
'Play your cards right' game
20 October 2017

We recently hosted our annual School Active Travel Seminars, bringing together School Travel Professionals from local authorities throughout Scotland.

These events are an opportunity to network, share ideas, and hear national updates on encouraging walking, cycling and...

Categories: Schools
16 October 2017

For many of us, the way we get to the shops or how we travel to the dentist isn’t something we have to worry about.

However, more than 1 million Scots live in areas where the transport options can be the difference between getting support and services they need or going...

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...