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Children walking to school on wide pavement. image credit Sustrans

Walking or cycling to school is something everyone should have the choice to do

arial photo of pupils forming the words we love clean air outside school

Leicester school celebrating Clean Air Day

Reacting to the Lancet Public Health report on London’s Low Emission Zone, Andy Cope, Director of Insight at Sustrans, said: “Low Emission Zones are an important tool to protect people from air...
15 November 2018
People on mountain bikes with high visibility jackets

Gary Dawes (far right) rides a hybrid Moulton bike: “They’re a bit Marmite”

Gary Dawes, 53, is an IT specialist for health services in County Durham. Here he tells us how he has always enjoyed cycling and how five years ago he took up riding his bike to work to try and lose...
6 November 2018

“It’s so handy having the traffic-free path so close to my home. I can build exercise into my everyday routine without really thinking about it.”

For former head teacher Penny Kelly, National Route 51 of the National Cycle Network is more than just a connection from Thurston and Bury St Edmunds, it’s a way for her to stay active into her...
2 November 2018
photo of wide pavement and road

Sustrans are working with the community to make the local area age friendly for pedestrians and cyclists.

We've recently launched an exciting community-led project to tackle social isolation and turn Birmingham streets into friendly environments for people.  Working in Castle Vale, Pype Hayes, Birches...
25 October 2018
picture showing representatives from Isle of Man government, Sustrans and local schools launching 'Active Travel'

Rosslyn Colderley (centre left) joined Isle of Man ministers, Manx cyclists and local school children at Ballakermeen High School to celebrate the launch of Active Travel

The Isle of Man Government has launched the start of a new £3.8 million Active Travel programme, to get more than 20% of people walking and cycling their everyday journeys by 2021. Our team in the...
9 October 2018

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