Air Quality

boys cycling
Commenting on the RAC Report on Motoring 2018, which reveals that one in three motorists are more reliant on their cars than they were 12 months ago, Xavier Brice, CEO for Sustrans, the walking and...
21 September 2018
Cyclist passes square in Birmingham

Birmingham City Council are consulting on a new Clean Air Zone to tackle the most polluting vehicles in the city. Photo credit: ©Jonathan Bewly, 2017

Earlier this month we responded to a consultation being undertaken by Birmingham City Council on a new Clean Air Zone (CAZ) for the city centre. Although we welcome these plans, the Clean Air Zone...
30 August 2018
man and woman riding bikes with young children on a scooter and bike wearing helmets

It is important that detailed information is readily available about how to get to, and around Cheltenham

A new online resource designed to make active travel easier for people in Cheltenham has been launched this month. Working in collaboration with the Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) we...
5 September 2018
Children spell out message of support for Clean Air Day

Pupils at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marking Clean Air Day 2018. Photograph: Leicester City Council

With our help, parents and children at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marked this year’s Clean Air Day with a street party for the whole community. The road next to the school was closed for...
20 August 2018
Sustrans trial of cargo bike for businesses

Butcher delivers by cargo bike: James Palser, Sustrans; Michael Jones, Drings; Cllrs Denise Scott McDonald & Denise Hyland, Royal Borough of Greenwich & Daniel Jones from Riese & Mueller

Cargo bike versus van

Cllrs Denise Scott McDonald and Denise Hyland with Michael Jones, owner of Drings. Our project will pit the van against the electric cargo bike for cost, speed and air quality.

Butcher on electric cargo bike

Michael Jones on his new cargo bike, ready to provide a more personalised service for his customers as part of the Greenwich Low Emissions Neighbourhood scheme.

We have been working on an exciting pilot project with the Royal Borough of Greenwich and local traditional butcher, Drings, making cargo bikes the transport of choice to deliver meat and poultry to...
2 August 2018

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