Lighting in subway, Coventry

Chloe Booth from Sustrans admires coloured lighting in a subway in Coventry. Photo: Tara Rutledge

A community action day was recently held on Saturday 14 July in Spon End, Coventry, aimed at improving the appearance of a local subway. Residents were given the chance to see how colourful lighting...
23 July 2018
school children cycling & scooting on a path

The path is a a shining example of how to encourage residents to choose more active forms of travel over cars

people walking on a path at sunset
glow in the dark path at night

The glow in the dark surface is an alternative to more traditional lighting so that the path can be used at night

A pioneering new ‘glow in the dark’ path installed in Bridgend forms part of a network connecting homes, schools and local businesses. The 300 metre path, which runs through the Woodlands playing...
12 July 2018
community meeting people standing talking in the street

Get together with your neighbours to discuss what you would like to change about your street

street planter and artwork

Street planters provide a green space with seating and the wall art adds colour and vibrancy

children playing hopscotch

Children enjoying playing hopscotch drawn with chalk on the pavement. Image credit: J Bewley/Sustrans.

Every street has the potential to be a place with greenery, clean air and priority given to people, enabling them to use the space as a community and travel actively. We have put together a list of...
12 July 2018
Dutch school children cycle to school

More than 25% of all trips are cycled in the Netherlands

Why We Cycle title

Dutch documentary film explores the impact of cycle-friendly cities

A Dutch documentary "Why We Cycle" will premiere in London on 18 July, a year after it was first screened at Velo-city 2017, a global conference on cycling and urban mobility. The film features...
11 July 2018
Mother and two daughters on a cargo bike

Lindsay Berresford has never owned a car and doesn’t ever plan to

Lindsay Berresford has always lived a pedal-based life. She’s never owned a car and doesn’t plan to. But when told she was expecting twins, Lindsay knew she would need to rethink her two-wheeled...
5 July 2018
Team accept Scottish Transport Award

Sustrans Scotland's Workplaces team at the Scottish Transport Awards

Sustrans have been recognised for their work in encouraging people to travel more actively to work at the Scottish Transport Awards, after its national Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge was...
15 June 2018
three women in front of Station south cafe in construction

Pauline Johnston (left) with Station South co-directors Mark Jermyn and Abigail Pound

Our new Bike Life report found that 73% of women in seven major UK cities don’t ride a bike, with 30% saying they would like to start cycling. Pauline Johnston is a freelance public relations and...
12 June 2018