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Why active travel must be part of Scotland’s journey to net zero
Diversifying our volunteer base: engaging with universities
Misinformation and the case for 20mph speed limits
By Anne Madden
Birmingham has ambitious active travel plans – let's work together to make them a reality
Teaching refugee women to cycle has enormous benefits
The time is now: Why Greater Cambridge’s sustainable travel zone is needed
Unlocking the teenage mind: Bridging biology and behaviour change in cycling programs
By Sylvia Gauthereau
Why ticket offices are good for walking, wheeling and cycling
By Tim Burns
Strathfoyle Greenway opens up a new view of the River Foyle
Where you live shouldn’t determine how long you live
How to clean up our act on air pollution in Scotland’s cities and towns
Wouldn’t it be amazing to ban pavement parking in England?
How the new Cycling Framework will rebalance Scotland’s transport system in favour of its people
Why are there barriers on the National Cycle Network?
Discover how bike maintenance stations can enhance journeys on the National Cycle Network.
Celebrating the diversity of minds at Sustrans
Our streets don't work for disabled women – why equity is the way forward
By Alice Clermont
What does National Planning Framework 4 mean for Scotland's communities?
Four steps towards a thriving cargo cycle sector in London and beyond
Active travel is the route to helping our health problems
How can a disabled person access the countryside?
Why the proposed Greater Cambridge Sustainable Travel Zone is so important
How our neighbourhoods exclude disabled people and what needs to change
How can we tackle inequity in active travel? An Inclusive Design Q&A with Tierney Lovell
Celebrating Black leaders who are making it easier for people to walk, wheel and cycle
Cycling with disabilities: Why my challenges are everyone’s challenges
Whitebeams, mowers, and stranglers: Managing the Clydach Gorge
All children need a safe route to school
Placemaking as a form of climate change resilience
Going Car Free: Exploring the barriers and benefits
Is separate equal? Single-sex cycling spaces and gender equality
For net Zero, cost of living and the NHS: Leaders must double-down on active travel promises
By Xavier Brice
Mental health and daily travel: Are there more challenges for women?
Our response to the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy 2
LGBTQ+ people feel less safe in their neighbourhoods. How can we change this?
By Graham Read
The benefits of hybrid working
How to reduce your exposure to air pollution during daily travel
London needs more devolved powers to tackle the funding crisis
Pupils carrying on with active travel to school habits from the pandemic
By Dr Cecilia Oram
How we're making our language more inclusive
We need to create neighbourhoods which reduce car dependency
What we learned from the Wales Active Travel Conference 2022
Sight loss and the city: Visually impaired people talk about navigating our streets
Lee Craigie on retracing the epic ride of a female cycling pioneer
Being a woman in a leadership role in active travel
Breaking the gender bias in urban planning
Personal safety: Women’s experiences of being alone after dark
Integrating walking and cycling with public transport in Scotland
LGBT+ History Month: Celebrating people who have made it easier for everyone to walk, wheel and cycle
It's time to make walking, wheeling and cycling safer in London
We must take practical steps to support people with mental health conditions to travel
How volunteers in Scotland are making a difference in minutes
By Laura White
Review raises hopes for safer cycling infrastructure in Belfast in New Year
London transport deal must be secured for economic recovery
By James Cleeton
Why you should consider running to work
By Guest Blogger
How we remove barriers from the National Cycle Network
Employing people with new perspectives to improve our work
Ageing better through active travel
Improving air quality, one car-free day at a time
Sustrans and The British Horse Society: Making paths for everyone
Why bike repair stations are crucial for encouraging active travel
How a car diet could help you, and the planet
Data empowers communities to take action over air pollution
Working at Sustrans: Meet our IT team
When you plan for cars, you get cars, and when you plan for people, you get people.
Why we’re celebrating Pride Month
Celebrating our fantastic volunteers in Wales
The election dust has settled: It’s now time to act
By John Lauder
Six reasons why getting transport right for young people has never been so important
Emergency Active Travel Fund 2 applications reveal the hidden value of the National Cycle Network
It’s a miracle that a child hasn’t been seriously hurt
Has lockdown made Scotland a more active nation?
We must re-design our cities and towns to help women feel safer
Proposals will make the North Down Coastal Path safer for all
Why I want cycling and walking in the West Midlands to be equal and inclusive
We must break down stereotypes and make it safer for more women to walk and cycle
Reboot: walking to school in Scotland takes a leap forward
Claiming our past, celebrating our present, and creating our future for LGBT+ history month
Community engagement is at the heart of Sustrans Cymru School Streets project
The ambition is now there, but where is the delivery plan?
Walking, cycling and e-biking can help to mitigate climate change
Every barrier, however well-designed, will disenfranchise someone
Build it and they will come, surely?
Active travel is vital for ageing better
By Andy Cope
It takes both bollards and behaviour change initiatives to change how people travel
Safe walking and cycling infrastructure reduces health inequalities
How businesses can benefit from more green spaces
Only by challenging ourselves can we create more inclusive streets and places
By Diogo Martins
How changing working patterns are changing lives
By Clare Dowling
How to successfully engage with stakeholders: 5 lessons we learnt from the Emergency Active Travel Fund
By Megan Streb
Community Engagement in the 'new normal'
Backlash over new street changes is inevitable, but it can be managed
Pavement Parking in England: Have your say now
Health benefits of creating Spaces for People reach beyond Covid-19
As we work to make change happen, let us talk about feeling safe
By Daisy Narayanan
20-minute neighbourhoods must be for everyone: a parent's perspective
Schools must support cycling and scooting to school, not ban it
By Chris Bennett
Equity: All talk, but where is the action?
Ceredigion County Council creating space to move with traffic free Safe Zones
Next steps for active travel in Wales and a new Chair for the Active Travel Board
How does the UK Government’s Gear Change relate to the National Cycle Network?
School Streets research finds road closures benefit health, air quality and congestion
Secure cycle parking is vital to getting more people on bikes
By Jose Almendros
The Lias Line in lockdown
The role of construction in delivering sustainable transport post-Covid-19
New cycling infrastructure can deliver a healthy economic recovery
Why removing restrictive barriers must be part of our response to Covid-19
By Kierson Wise
Covid-19 offers us a chance to change the way we travel to school for the better
We must act now to stop cars taking over our cities
By Giulio Ferrini
BAME communities must be at the heart of collaborative street design
Safer school streets play a vital part of our recovery plans
By Zeina Hawa
What are the economic impacts of making more space for walking and cycling?
E-cargo bikes answer the call for grocery deliveries during lockdown
By Lucy Atkinson
How cycling and walking in Birmingham are helping to beat the virus
By Gavin Passmore
Mayor's bold plans are a travel game-changer to keep Londoners safe after lockdown
By Theo Highland
Giving the streets back to people
Greater Manchester puts walking and cycling at the heart of its recovery plan
Unlocking our streets and giving us space to move safely
Why urban green spaces are essential for mental health
Celebrating Earth Day
Tactical urbanism during Covid-19, and beyond
Looking for positives inside and outside a lockdown
The UK’s largest assessment of urban cycling
Cities that are designed for women are designed for everyone
How walking and cycling can help to increase healthy life expectancy
Transport investment: poor decisions are taking us in the wrong direction
Is the car still King?
Let’s give residents their city centres back
By Partnerships team
The health benefits of an active commute
New year, new street: the importance of creating liveable neighbourhoods
Joining up public transport with walking and cycling
By Scotland partnerships team
Why does the next UK Government need to enhance blue and green spaces in our cities?
By Steve Brooks
Designing the cycle paths of the future
Getting the timing right is vital if we are to change travel habits
Everyone should have the right to feel welcome and comfortable on our streets
“Come on, let’s dash for it”: Why we are calling for design standards that prioritise our most vulnerable road users
By Matt Barber
Stepping up for safer school streets
Want children to have the freedom to dream? Then transform the school journey
By Rachel White
We have become car blind
By Jon Usher
New walking and cycling bridge for east London is vital
By Matt Winfield
Transport is crucial to long-term health outcomes for young people
How to integrate climate adapted infrastructure into masterplanning and regeneration
The Bristol Women’s Cycling Charter – empowering more women to unlock the benefits of cycling
Why investing in walking and cycling is key to helping people achieve the new physical activity guidelines
What we can do to make school streets safer
By Ellen Jones
UK Government must show leadership to achieve walking and cycling ambitions
Walking and cycling must be a priority area for health and social care
Active travel interventions effective at increasing walking, cycling and physical activity
Walking and cycling key to boosting physical activity levels
Children’s road safety 'postcode lottery' in Scotland
By Alexander Quayle
Second report of the Glasgow Connectivity Commission blueprint for a thriving city
Do we understand road traffic well enough to justify high levels of investment in roads?
Helping Jobseekers get on their bikes in Nottingham and Derby
By Matthew Easter
Views from the classroom: Why we want a ban on cars on the roads outside schools
Call for UK Government to re-balance transport spending to improve safety and achieve cycling and walking targets
Jools Walker on women and cycling
Joanna Ward on women and cycling
How can we engage children in addressing the biggest threats to their health and to their future?
Taking back school streets
Climate change action begins on school streets
Air quality: connecting evidence, legislation, practical measures … and fun!
Can we put a figure on the value of cycling to society?
Paving the way for cycling equality
Why is travelling actively to school important?
Edinburgh City Centre Transformation would create a vibrant city that puts people first
How to successfully reduce traffic in cities
Paths for everyone: a new traffic-free link on the National Cycle Network
How can we challenge the cycling gender gap?
How and why we are working to raise the standards in walking and cycling projects across Scotland
Ice major cause of cycling accidents...and what can be done about it
What is the carbon emission reduction potential of active travel?
Transport appraisal: a pathway to poor decision making?
Government policy is driving car dependency
Bike Life: Protected bike lanes will transform our cities
Our city centre parking problem
To transform the school run we need to close roads to cars, not make it harder to cycle
How can transport best support future generations?
Looking to the future of transport: investing to support mobility
Filtered neighbourhoods key to Beelines success
A cycling and walking revolution is needed to solve the particulate matter problem
Are route-finding apps making streets more dangerous?
Moving people along the stages of behaviour change
Paving the way for walking and cycling in transport policies
Wheels of change: Empowering more women to cycle
Can we improve air quality without restricting accessibility?
Cycling and walking: the obvious quick-win solution to improving air quality
Making it easier for people to walk and cycle
Five ways to overcome barriers to cycling
By Matthew MacDonald
Mark Beaumont on cycling the Caledonia Way
Improving the basis for transport investment decision-making in Wales
Valuing transport schemes: The high risk of low returns
The incredible value of cycling and walking goes beyond economic benefits
Cycling Land's End to John o'Groats
"An eye-opener": What people told us about cycling Quietway 1
Creating healthy streets in Marks Gate
Four ways to fix London’s congestion problem
What will it take to achieve the Gov's bold aims for cycling and walking?
What happens when more women ride bikes?
How do we value travel time?
7 ways to integrate health and place
Space for cycling in new developments
Free car parking not good for high streets
Do you need cycling insurance?
Why don't more women cycle?
Building resilience in a crisis