Liveable cities

A man riding a brompton bike through london with a bus in the background

©2017, Jonathan Bewley

We want your help to shape our work in cities and towns. If you live in a city or town in the UK we want to hear about your experience and views on what would make them better places to live. Please...
14 June 2019
cyclist riding through a 20 mile per hour zone in Edinburgh

©2017, Colin Hattersley all rights reserved

Sustrans Scotland is hugely disappointed at the Scottish Parliament’s rejection of the 20mph (restricted roads) Bill.  We had worked alongside many third sector bodies and charities to present...
13 June 2019
Two children posing with their bikes

In Wandsworth, we worked with Granard School on creating a Play Street event for the children and their families

We’ve been working in partnership with the London Borough of Wandsworth and Granard Primary School to transform the road outside the school into the borough’s first ever Play Street, making it safer...
12 June 2019
Daisy Narayanan, John Lauder, Grace Martin

From left to right: Daisy Narayanan, John Lauder and Grace Martin

Ashley Hunter

Ashley Hunter will take over the role as Director Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland

Walking and cycling charity, Sustrans, has made a number of senior appointments UK-wide and in Scotland and Northern Ireland to reflect the charity’s ongoing commitment to people-centred places, and...
30 May 2019
Children scooting along the pavement in a suburban area
A map showing the occurrence of accidents in Edinburgh

Edinburgh datazone with pie charts of accidents taking place there. Areas high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation highlighted in red.

A map showing the occurrence of accidents in Aberdeen

Aberdeen datazone with pie charts of accidents taking place there. Areas high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation highlighted in red.

A map showing the occurrence of accidents in Glasgow Centre

Glasgow Centre datazone with pie charts of accidents taking place there. Areas high on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation highlighted in red.

Sustrans Scotland analysis highlights that children on foot or bike are more than three times as likely to be involved in a traffic accident in the 20% most deprived areas in Scotland than the 20%...
22 May 2019

We were delighted to have supported London Borough of Brent - winners of the walking and cycling category for "Cycling and Walking in Brent; meeting the challenge".

Riders on bridge opened by Sustrans on NCN

At the opening of the Missing Link on the Thames Path at Greenwich. We are proud to have helped make this happen.

We were highly commended in the Sustainable Transport category for our work with Royal Borough of Greenwich. We really enjoyed our work supporting a butcher to deliver with an e-cargo bike

We were thrilled to see three projects we have worked on with the London Borough of Brent and the Royal Borough of Greenwich recognised at the London Transport Awards in March. Congratulations to...
22 May 2019
A young girl on a bike during Cardiff's traffic free day
A stall in the street during traffic-free day in Cardiff
A family pose for a photo in the street during traffic free day in Cardiff
Two people pose for photos with a signs during traffic free day
People posing for a photo by some stall during the traffic free day in cardiff
Travelling in an environment with no congestion or air pollution may seem like a far-fetched desire but Cardiff's Car Free Day is proof that it doesn’t have to be. Cardiff’s Car Free Day, which took...
17 May 2019
map of propsed cycle routes on Isle of Man

The Active Travel Investment Plan shows the priority routes to help increase walking and cycling in the target area of Douglas and its surroundings

a man talking at the launch event in Douglas, Isle of Man

The plan focuses on a 2.5-mile radius of Douglas town centre with around 35% of the island’s population.

The Isle of Man Government has launched an Active Travel Investment Plan, developed by us, to highlight priority routes for cycling and walking. We were commissioned by the Isle of Man Government as...
16 May 2019

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