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people locking their bikes in city street
Dr Andy Cope's picture
11 October 2018

What is the best way to make decisions about which transport schemes should be funded? When we know so much about the damage that is done by big schemes to move more cars over longer distances more quickly, how do we keep coming up with these as a preferred solution?

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artist's impression of a cycle superhighway
25 May 2018

Cardiff Council are taking steps to change the culture and character of Wales’ capital city, with the aim of making its transport cleaner, healthier, safer, more efficient and better able to deal with a growing population. They are following in the footsteps of London where...

children on bikes
24 May 2018

This year our Hands Up Scotland Survey (HUSS) celebrates its 10th anniversary of providing reliable annual information on children's mode of travel to school in Scotland. 2018 also marks its sixth year of being an official statistic in Scotland. 

In this blog, we take a...

Men and women pose on bench with bicycles
18 May 2018

Roger Mackett is Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies at University College London, where he carries out research into the barriers to travel for older and disabled people.

He is a member of...

Categories: Health
Cyclists at pelican crossing in Edinburgh
4 May 2018

This year has been the biggest yet for the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge, with nearly 4,000 people from 300 organisations participating in the challenge.

Together they logged over 55,000 journeys, saving over £62...

Children hold sign about improving the air quality at their school
1 May 2018

Cycling, scooting and walking to school has many health and environmental benefits. Evidence shows that motor vehicles are responsible for most local air pollution, highlighting how active travel can help reduce road traffic around the school gates and improve air quality....

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