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Air Quality

Children walking to school on wide pavement. image credit Sustrans

Walking or cycling to school is something everyone should have the choice to do

arial photo of pupils forming the words we love clean air outside school

Leicester school celebrating Clean Air Day

Reacting to the Lancet Public Health report on London’s Low Emission Zone, Andy Cope, Director of Insight at Sustrans, said: “Low Emission Zones are an important tool to protect people from air...
15 November 2018
man and child on bike

Connect2 delivered 84 new walking and cycling routes which have transformed everyday travel for local people across the UK

woman with children and pushchair crossing bridge

The Pont-y-Werin bridge linking Penarth to Cardiff was completed as part of the Connect2 project

This blog was co-written by Dr Andre Neves, Delivery Planner - Active Travel, Transport for London, Dr Christian Brand, Associate Professor and Acting Director, Transport Studies Unit, University of...
5 November 2018
Secondary school students in uniform outside school

"Urgent action is required to protect young children and future generations from the harmful effects of breathing in toxic air." Image credit: Jonathan Bewley, 2017

Sustrans has backed a letter from ClientEarth and the British Lung Foundation, calling for the UK Government to fund and implement a Clean Air for Children Programme.​ Rachel White, Senior Policy and...
24 October 2018
child on bike in urban community

Montague Avenue is transformed into a colourful child-friendly space

two boys pot plants
Last month the community of Sholing in Southampton came together to help transform their neighbourhood into a bright and colourful child-friendly space. Taking place on the green on Montague Avenue,...
16 October 2018
School children walk on a National Cycle Network route

Sustrans has launched Feet First Families in Hereford

We are very excited about the launch of the Feet First Families initiative in Hereford. We will be delivering free walking activities and promotions to schools and colleges in the Hereford area. The...
8 October 2018