Liveable cities

A young girl on a bike during Cardiff's traffic free day
A stall in the street during traffic-free day in Cardiff
A family pose for a photo in the street during traffic free day in Cardiff
Two people pose for photos with a signs during traffic free day
People posing for a photo by some stall during the traffic free day in cardiff
Travelling in an environment with no congestion or air pollution may seem like a far-fetched desire but Cardiff's Car Free Day is proof that it doesn’t have to be. Cardiff’s Car Free Day, which took...
17 May 2019
map of propsed cycle routes on Isle of Man

The Active Travel Investment Plan shows the priority routes to help increase walking and cycling in the target area of Douglas and its surroundings

a man talking at the launch event in Douglas, Isle of Man

The plan focuses on a 2.5-mile radius of Douglas town centre with around 35% of the island’s population.

The Isle of Man Government has launched an Active Travel Investment Plan, developed by us, to highlight priority routes for cycling and walking. We were commissioned by the Isle of Man Government as...
16 May 2019
A cargo bike loaded up with boxes from the sustrans london office move

Office move by cargo bike with Pedal Me

Sustrans staff loading the cargo bike with a printer

We even moved the printer by cargo bike!

We have moved our London offices across the capital from Farringdon to Tower Hamlets by electric cargo bikes, in an exciting step for us as we focus on our 2019 goals, including an overhaul of the...
8 May 2019
Two cyclists riding together along a busy road in a cycle path alongside a van

The ULEZ is a vital step in tackling traffic pollution, but ultimately we need fewer vehicles, not just cleaner ones

On 8th April, a new charge for the most polluting vehicles in central London will come into force. In response to London’s appalling air quality, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will charge diesel...
3 April 2019
SS St Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School, Coventry

Pupils at SS St Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School in Coventry attending a breakfast session.

Twelve schools in Coventry have been taking part in The Big Pedal, the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. The annual contest, which started on Monday 25 March and runs...
1 April 2019
Castle Vale resident John Shearer standing beside a roadside

Castle Vale resident and volunteer, John Shearer, is helping to create an age-friendly environment in Tyburn, Birmingham.

Since last June, over 30 volunteers in Birmingham have signed up to our community-led project to tackle social isolation by improving accessibility and creating an age-friendly environment. For many...
28 March 2019
Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project

Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project are getting ready for the Easter egg hunt.

It may only be March, but a community group in Lincoln are calling for volunteers to sign up to an Easter egg hunt with a difference! During the event on Saturday 13th April 2019, participants will...
21 March 2019

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