Environment

men, women with children and bikes in a green environment

Lord Mayor Cleo Lake, Sustrans England South Director, James Cleeton and Cycle Sunday supporters enjoy a traffic-free day on the Downs

Over 3,000 people enjoyed traffic-free cycling in Bristol at the weekend – a record number for the event that has been established since 2015. Cycle Sunday showcases traffic-free cycling...
21 September 2018
Children spell out message of support for Clean Air Day

Pupils at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marking Clean Air Day 2018. Photograph: Leicester City Council

With our help, parents and children at Glebelands Primary School in Leicester marked this year’s Clean Air Day with a street party for the whole community. The road next to the school was closed for...
20 August 2018
little girl riding a scooter
child standing beside scooter
Mae sgwtera yn ffordd wych i bobl o bob oed deithio o gwmpas. Mae’n weithgaredd llawn hwyl i helpu i gael eich plentyn yn symud. Mae’n iachus, yn gyfeillgar i’r amgylchedd ac nid yw’n ddrud. Felly...
10 May 2016
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
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

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