Air Quality

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
A big pedal infographic illustrating the thoughts of teachers when it comes to travelling to school
Angellica Bell with school children, ©2019, Paul Tanner, all rights reserved

Angellica Bell with school children in London

A big pedal infographic
Nearly two thirds (63%) of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during school drop off and pick up times, new figures reveal. A YouGov poll carried out for Sustrans...
25 March 2019
Big Pedal 2019

Sustrans Active Travel Officer, Yo Higton, with pupils from Castle Newnham in Bedford ahead of the launch of the Big Pedal 2019.

Families in Bedford are backing this year's Big Pedal competition ahead of its launch next week.  So far 20 schools in Bedford have signed up for the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting...
21 March 2019

Street kit, pictured above, will be used by residents during the project to trial changes to road infrastructure.

We've been commissioned by Essex County Council to deliver a community-led street design project enabling residents living in and around Winstree Road, Colchester, to have a say on how their streets...
7 March 2019