Liveable cities

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
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
Castle Vale resident John Shearer standing beside a roadside

Castle Vale resident and volunteer, John Shearer, is helping to create an age-friendly environment in Tyburn, Birmingham.

Since last June, over 30 volunteers in Birmingham have signed up to our community-led project to tackle social isolation by improving accessibility and creating an age-friendly environment. For many...
28 March 2019
Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project

Volunteers at the Moorlands Local People Project are getting ready for the Easter egg hunt.

It may only be March, but a community group in Lincoln are calling for volunteers to sign up to an Easter egg hunt with a difference! During the event on Saturday 13th April 2019, participants will...
21 March 2019
people on bikes

Reimagine your commute this March

people walking and cycling near Holyrood Park, Edinburgh ©2017, Tony Marsh

Would you consider walking, cycling, e-cycling, scooting, skating, public transport, lift sharing or running for your commute to work?

Sustrans Scotland is encouraging people to leave the car behind and reimagine their commute this March by joining the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Workplaces from across the country will...
11 February 2019

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