Commuting

Loraine Patterson with twin daughters Grace and Lily at CS Lewis Square

Belcycle is back. Belfast’s family-friendly festival dedicated to all things cycling will take place on Saturday 15 June at CS Lewis Square in east Belfast. Be inspired to get on your bike – whatever...
13 May 2019
A male cyclist riding through London with other cyclists in the background

Cycling to work is becoming more common across the UK

Cyclists riding along a cycling track in London while buses pass in the background

With careful preparation and the right equipment, you can arrive from your cycling commute looking ready for work

Cycling commuters are growing in numbers. More people than ever before are choosing to ditch the car, hop off the train and swerve the bus. Whether you’re a cycling novice or a seasoned pro, the idea...
29 April 2019

Launching the Active Travel Challenge 2019, L to R: Lynda Hurley, DfI, David Tumilty, PHA, Una Carson, Translink & Krysten Maier, Sustrans Active Travel Officer (L~Derry)

The Active Travel Challenge is open to all workplaces as represented here: the office worker, transport worker, chef and builder

Business groups came out in support of the Challenge - N.Ireland Chamber of Commerce, Business in the Community, Translink, Belfast City Council and the CBI.

Employers across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to sign-up to the Active Travel Challenge for a healthier and more environmentally-friendly commute. We have joined forces with public transport...
4 April 2019
Staff outside Cairn Medical Practice

Staff at Cairn Medical Practice rose to the Workplace Journey Challenge in 2018

Each year organisations across Scotland take part in the Scottish Workplace Challenge – competing to log the most sustainable and active journeys to, from and for work. After winning the Scottish...
18 February 2019
people on bikes

Reimagine your commute this March

people walking and cycling near Holyrood Park, Edinburgh ©2017, Tony Marsh

Would you consider walking, cycling, e-cycling, scooting, skating, public transport, lift sharing or running for your commute to work?

Sustrans Scotland is encouraging people to leave the car behind and reimagine their commute this March by joining the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Workplaces from across the country will...
11 February 2019
People with bike launching a report beside river

Sustrans Chief Executive Xavier Brice came to an event at the Island Centre, Lisburn to help launch Paths for Everyone report which sets out plans to renew and improve the Network.

Sustrans is calling for authorities across Northern Ireland to help reinvigorate the 23-year-old National Cycle Network. The National Cycle Network is a network of 16,575 miles of signed routes...
7 February 2019

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