Cycling in cities

Sustrans and Local Councilors launches One Path on Bristol and Bath Railway Path

Sustrans and Local Councillors launching One Path on Bristol and Bath Railway Path

One Path logo

The One Path initiative encourages users to "Share, Respect, Enjoy" the path.

An initiative designed to promote positive behaviour on shared paths was launched on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path (BBRP) yesterday. Designed to tackle conflict that can arise between different...
13 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
man cycle electric bike up hill

Research by the Local Government Association has found motorists spend nearly five days a year stuck in traffic because of mounting congestion on our roads

group of people on bikes on riverside path

Cycling to work can be quicker and easier than travelling by car. Photo © Jonathan Bewley / photojB

Cycle to Work Day is the UK's biggest cycle commuting event and is organised by Cyclesheme. In 2018, thousands of people pledged to cycle to work and there were plenty of incentives, including a...
1 August 2018
Two cyclists pose with bikes

Dundee City Development Committee Convener Lynne Short and Deputy Convener Mark Flynn celebrate Dundee’s Northern Links project being shortlisted for the competition.

A total of 10 ambitious active travel proposals from eight local authorities have been successful in the first phase of judging of Sustrans Scotland’s Community Links PLUS (CLPLUS) competition 2018....
9 July 2018
Awards presentation with bike

Civil servant Lynda Hurley from the Department for Infrastructure who topped the Active Travel Challenge leaderboard with Belfast Lord Mayor Deirdre Hargey

Group of people with awards

All the 2018 Active Travel Challenge Award winners with Belfast Lord Mayor Deirdre Hargey and David Tumilty from PHA who funded the project.

More than a thousand people from a wide range of workplaces in Belfast caught the active travel bug in May – and walked, cycled or hopped on the train or bus. Private, public and voluntary sector...
29 June 2018
Cyclist by John Lennon mural in Bristol
20mph road sign in Bristol street

20mph speed limits are up for review in Bristol

Bristol City Council is currently reviewing 20mph limits in Bristol – and you can have your say. A review of 20mph speed limits is currently underway to assess how well it is working in communities...
26 June 2018

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