Cycling in cities

Photo of a group of women cyclists wearing hi-vision jackets and helmest with bikes outside a building

A group of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers who took part in cycle training with Sustrans in Belfast

Christmas came early for some members of Belfast Friendship Club (BFC) who received second-hand bikes after completing cycle training with Sustrans. The group of 13 asylum seekers, refugees and...
19 December 2018
Photo of group of women with people dressed as Santas by cargo bike filled with presents

20 Sustrans Cycling Santas rode through London and took festive treats to Queen Mary Hostel for homeless women, where we have been working this year

Photo of Will Norman, and Matt Winfield dressed as Santa posing with Heidi Alexander and bikes on Sustrans Santa ride in London, with The Shard in the background

Matt Winfield, Sustrans London Director, Will Norman, the Mayor of London's walking commissioner and Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor of London for Transport ready to meet the cycling santas

Photo of Heidi Alexander with group of people dressed as Santas on bikes in London Street

On Quietway 1 - the streets of London are full of festive cycling this Christmas!

Photo of Will Norman, and Matt Winfield dressed as Santa posing with Heidi Alexander and bikes on Sustrans Santa ride in London, with The Shard in the background

Sustrans Director Matt Winfield, Will Norman, London's Walking and Cycling Commissioner and Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor of London for Transport with our cycling Santas on Q1

“You wouldn’t believe the difference that being able to cycle has made to the women here” says Kelvin O’Mard, area manager at Queen Mary homeless women’s hostel in Westminster where Sustrans run a...
20 December 2018
Photo of two men sharing a tandem cycle, one wearing blue fleece and helmet, one wearing red fleece with no helmet

Joe and Gareth enjoying a trip on their tandem

Photo of two men sharing a tandem cycle, one wearing blue fleece and helmet, one wearing red fleece with no helmet

Joe and Gareth enjoying a trip on their tandem

Gareth is a retired teacher and now works as Joe’s carer. Joe has Down syndrome and autism and going out cycling is one of his favourite things to do. For the past three years the pair have ridden a...
17 December 2018
Photo of butcher posing on ecargo-bike outside butchers shop in Greenwich.

“I thoroughly enjoyed working with Sustrans and Greenwich in changing the way we make our deliveries" - Drings owner, Michael Jones

A butcher in the borough of Greenwich has cut its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by using an electric cargo bike for local deliveries, as part of a six-month trial, delivered by Sustrans. The project...
11 December 2018
Men and women on bikes outdoors wearing high vis clothing in the rain

Sustrans South East Volunteer of the Year Sheila Fox

A senior lady holds up an award and is congratulated by men and women.

Sustrans Volunteer of the Year 2018, Sheila Fox, is presented with her award by Sustrans England South Director, James Cleeton.

Sheila Fox has lots to celebrate this festive season because she was recently announced as the Sustrans South East Volunteer of the Year 2018. A retired pre-school manager from Southampton, Sheila's...
10 December 2018
people on oxford street. Copyright TfL
Sustrans is deeply disappointed by Westminster City Council’s Place Strategy for the Oxford Street District, which lacks vision, ambition, and the measures needed to deliver a world-class public...
7 December 2018
Woman presenting Sustrans' vision

Kelly Clark, Sustrans Head of Infrastructure Delivery in London, launches the Paths for Everyone vision and introduces London's action plan to improve the Network.

Man presenting Sustrans vision in London

John Grimshaw, Sustrans founder, tells how the Network was built from scratch with incredible energy. It carried an amazing 377m cycling trips and 410m walking trips in 2017!

People on new Bridge on Thames Path

The new bridge on the Thames Path at Greenwich, part of NCN1, is an example of how successful ambitious plans can be.

Infographic about NCN

The network is popular with all kinds of people walking and cycling, but we want it to be more accessible for everyone

On Friday 16 November, Sustrans founder John Grimshaw joined Kelly Clark, our Head of Infrastructure Delivery in London, Sustrans staff and partners from across the capital to launch London's plans...
19 November 2018

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