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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
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
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.


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...