Environment

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
Three people holding T-shirt to launch One Path Initiative on greenway

Rachael Ludlow-Williams and Claire Pollock from Sustrans with Department for Infrastructure Permanent Secretary Peter May on the Comber Greenway

Politicians and officials at launch of One Path Initiative in Belfast

Politicians and officials on the Comber Greenway at the launch of the One Path Initiative and widened greenway.

A walker and woman cycling on Comber Greenway

A walker and person cycling on Comber Greenway with the One Path ethos 'Share, Respect, Enjoy' stencilled on the path

Government officials and councillors joined us today to launch a series of activities to encourage the public to share a popular greenway route that runs from Belfast to Comber, in Co Down. The One...
7 June 2018
Teacher and pupils celebrate Big Pedal win

P4 pupils from Christ The King Primary School, Co Down with teacher Miss Uprichard celebrate their win in the Big Pedal competition.

Pupils cycling in playground

P4 pupils from Christ The King celebrate their Big Pedal win on their bikes at school

A Co Down school has seen off stiff competition from across the UK to win overall first place in its category in the Big Pedal Competition. Pupils from Christ The King Primary, near the rural village...
24 May 2018
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Volunteers clearing vegetation

Volunteers clearing vegetation

hedgelaying training session

Hedgelaying training session in progress

volunteers group photo

Collaborative work with Up Our Street to restore the green roof structure on the Mound by Easton Community Centre

Thanks to funding from the Postcode Local Trust, volunteers on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path and the Bath Two Tunnels Greenway are working to improve biodiversity at several key sites on the...
8 May 2018
Poster and bananas with staff from hospital

Staff from Altnagelvin Hospital in L~Derry helped launch the Active Travel Challenge for the North West along with Michele Murphy, Sustrans Workplace Active Travel Officer (centre).

Launching Active Travel Challenge

L to R: Patricia Magee, Sustrans Workplace Active Travel Officer, Workplace Active Travel Champions Michael Cunningham and Sarah Reid from PHA and Ed McClean, PHA Deputy CEO

Tired of the traffic jams? Wish you didn’t have to face the daily rush hour to work? Commuters in Northern Ireland are being challenged to leave their cars at home during May and try alternative...
3 May 2018

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