Cycling in cities

Opening the new link with Greenwich Cabinet member for air quality, public realm and transport Cllr Denise Scott-McDonald and Mayor of London’s cycling commissioner Will Norman

Will Norman, London's cycling and walking commissioner thanks all those involved in the work, which will form part of new Quietway 14, on Sustrans' NCN1

Earlier this week we celebrated the completion of a longstanding “missing link” on National Cycle Network Route 1 on the Thames Path in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The fantastic new connection...
21 June 2018

Artist's impression of Cycle Superhighway 11 looking north along Avenue Road, Swiss Cottage. Image: Transport for London

Westminster City Council has issued a claim for Judicial Review of Cycle Superhighway 11 that could see the scheme stopped. Responding to the news, Ben Addy, Head of Collaborative Design for Sustrans...
18 June 2018

Matt Winfield, Sustrans London Director, welcomes Councillors to our Streets for People Reception

Over a few weeks in April you helped us raise the importance of cycling and walking with hundreds of council candidates across London. This is what we achieved in that short space of time and what is...
15 June 2018
three women in front of Station south cafe in construction

Pauline Johnston (left) with Station South co-directors Mark Jermyn and Abigail Pound

Our new Bike Life report found that 73% of women in seven major UK cities don’t ride a bike, with 30% saying they would like to start cycling. Pauline Johnston is a freelance public relations and...
12 June 2018
Cyclists on segregated section of St Leonards Street, Edinburgh. Image credit: Tony Marsh

76% of women who already cycle or want to start would find cycle lanes that are physically separated from traffic very helpful to cycle more. Image credit: Tony Marsh/Sustrans

Oxford road Manchester, segregated cycle superhighway. Image credit: Livia Lazar/Sustrans

77% of women in UK cities want cycle safety improved Image credit: Livia Lazar/Sustrans

mother and child on bikes

Twice as many men as women (24:12) currently ride a bike at least once a week in all seven cities. NeilAldridge/Sustrans

Almost three quarters (73%) of women living in seven major UK cities never ride a bike for local journeys. Despite this, over two-thirds (68%) say their city would be a better place to live and work...
12 June 2018