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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...

ladies with pram pass parked car on pavement
6 November 2018

How many times have you walked down a street, only to have to squeeze your way past a collection of cars parked half-on, half-off the pavement? 

Pavement parking, where motor vehicles are left on the pavement, has become such a regular feature of many Scottish streets...

Mother with children on bicycle
31 October 2018

Micki Beck is a writer, cyclist, sailor, wife and mum from Cornwall.

She and her family love to explore by boat and bicycle. Last October they cycled the Devon Coast to Coast route into the headwinds of Storm Brian with...

young children setting up a lemonade stand and playing on the street in autumn
29 October 2018

Playing outside used to be the norm for children, so what's changed?

When I was younger, growing up in suburban Massachusetts, I played in the streets.

I met up with the other children on the street. We ran around, played games and rode our bikes up and down the...

family with loaded bicycle on holiday
By Josie Dew,
25 October 2018

Josie Dew is an English touring cyclist, author and cook. In this blog Josie shares with us her experiences of cycle touring with her three young children.

Although a caterer by profession Josie frequently takes long cycle trips and then writes a humorous travelogue...

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