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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
Sustrans CEO Xavier Brice on a bicycle
13 September 2017

This morning, like every morning when I leave my house for work, I will jump on my bike and cycle to the railway station. Now in its fifth year, Cycle to Work Day are asking why you cycle to work, so here’s why I do it.

I...

tandem cycling in residential street
12 September 2017

Communities up and down the country are daring to dream and thinking big about how their neighbourhoods can and should be improved - and politicians are starting to realise this.

In London, funding is to be allocated for major community backed schemes to transform...

Launch of ArtRoots funded bench at Carrbridge
11 September 2017

Communities play a vital and often overlooked role in helping people walk and cycle for more of the journeys they make every day. 

From identifying local routes and networks, which can make it easier and safer to travel actively, to boosting local economies by creating...

Children and mother walk to school
5 September 2017

The new school year is the perfect opportunity to change travel habits. Chris Bennett, our Head of Behaviour Change, shares his top 10 reasons to shake up your school run.

1. Cycling, scooting or walking the school run is an easy way of building physical activity into...

Categories: Cycling Schools Walking
cyclists at Elephant and Castle
1 September 2017

On June 21 Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, published a draft of the Mayor's Transport Strategy. In a series of blogs, we will analyse the strategy, comment on...

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