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Children scooting along the pavement in a suburban area
A map showing the occurrence of accidents in Edinburgh

Edinburgh datazone with pie charts of accidents taking place there. Areas high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation highlighted in red.

A map showing the occurrence of accidents in Aberdeen

Aberdeen datazone with pie charts of accidents taking place there. Areas high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation highlighted in red.

A map showing the occurrence of accidents in Glasgow Centre

Glasgow Centre datazone with pie charts of accidents taking place there. Areas high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation highlighted in red.

Sustrans Scotland analysis highlights that children on foot or bike are more than three times as likely to be involved in a traffic accident in the 20% most deprived areas in Scotland than the 20%...
22 May 2019
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
Yo Higton with pupils at Castle Newham School in Bedford

Active Schools Officer, Yo Higton, celebrates with pupils from Castle Newham School in Bedford.

Families in Bedford have been taking part in the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest annual cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. A total of 19 schools in Bedford signed up for this year...
17 April 2019
MaryJane with her bicycle on the Isle of Man

Credit: MaryJane Watson

MaryJane Watson started cycling to work as part of a personal goal to lose weight. Now she loves it so much she rarely misses a day on the bike. "I’ve been cycling to work since 2007, when I first...
10 April 2019
Kris Breadner on his bike with his daughter sitting in the trailer

Credit: Kris Breadner

Kris Breadner is a teacher in Ballakermeen High School, Douglas. He started riding his bike again in his late 20s and now brings his daughter along with him. For Kris, cycling offers much more than...
10 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

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