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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
Photo shows broadcaster Angellica Bell with pupils from St Richard Reynolds School at the start of Big Pedal

It was great to have the support of TV and radio broadcaster, Angellica Bell, at the launch of this year's Big Pedal with pupils from St Richard Reynolds School in Richmond.

Angellica Bell with pupils from Wormholt Primary School in west London

Angellica Bell was at Wormholt Primary School in west London for this year's Big Pedal as thousands of children walked, cycled or scooted to school.

Children enjoying the freedom of playing in the traffic-free street outside their school

We loved seeing children and parents at St Richard Reynolds school, Richmond, enjoying the freedom to play, cycle, walk and scoot on their traffic-free school street for the Big Pedal.

It’s been a fantastic Big Pedal year with a record-breaking number of schools taking part in our annual challenge. It was great to see so many families ditching the car and getting to schools under...
29 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
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

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