Communities

A man riding a brompton bike through london with a bus in the background

©2017, Jonathan Bewley

We want your help to shape our work in cities and towns. If you live in a city or town in the UK we want to hear about your experience and views on what would make them better places to live. Please...
14 June 2019
cyclist riding through a 20 mile per hour zone in Edinburgh

©2017, Colin Hattersley all rights reserved

Sustrans Scotland is hugely disappointed at the Scottish Parliament’s rejection of the 20mph (restricted roads) Bill.  We had worked alongside many third sector bodies and charities to present...
13 June 2019
Man and woman using adapted bicycles ©2017, Jonathan Bewley

An estimated 84% of disabled people living in the UK’s biggest cities never cycle for local journeys, yet one third (33%) say they would like to start cycling

The “Inclusive cycling in towns and cities” report, published today by Sustrans and Arup highlights that women, older and disabled people continue to be neglected in cycling. This is despite the UK...
6 June 2019

Irene and Emily following their win

Sustrans Scotland are pleased to announce that Emily Gait and Irene Tortajada won the award for “Best Paper by a Young Professional” at The Scottish Transport Applications and Research (STAR)...
30 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

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