Scotland

People outside on a led walk ©Active Travel Hub Kilmarnock

Participants celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Hub's regular Monday health walks

For many people in our communities the benefits to active travel are well understood and accepted. They have the will to walk and cycle more but something prevents them from taking the first steps or...
21 February 2019
©2018, John Linton People on bikes and person crossing the road in Edinburgh
Getting around on foot or a bike isn’t just good for you, there can be major economic benefits too. It might not be one of the first reasons why people choose to walk or cycle, but there is more and...
20 February 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
Photo of Lee Craigie by bicycle at Caird Hall, Dundee

Lee Craigie at her first official appearance as Active Nation Commissioner at Raising the Standards Day

Raising the Standards Day is a great opportunity to explore the issues involved in active travel. To hear from experts across the industry, from within Sustrans alongside national and international...
31 January 2019
Photo of children removing litter from an embankment alongside a traffic-free section of National Cycle Network Route 1 in Brunstane, Edinburgh. Three children are using litter-pickers while two hold a refuse bag.

Children taking part in a litter-pick on National Cycle Network Route 1, Brunstane

Sustrans Scotland has today announced the opening of a new grant fund to support communities in making improvements to National Cycle Network routes across Scotland. The Network Action Grant Fund,...
29 January 2019

'I Bike' schools cycling volunteer, Aberdeen city

Are you passionate about cycling and walking and would like to help inspire young people to be more active? We're looking for an enthusiastic indvidual to volunteer as part of our fantastic I Bike schools project in Aberdeen city.

Why volunteer with I Bike? 

I Bike is a really fun and rewarding project to volunteer with that offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors for cycling-related activities, boost the CV, gain experience of work with children and young people, meet new people and learn new skills.

'I Bike' schools cycling volunteer, Inverness

Are you passionate about cycling and walking and would like to help inspire young people to be more active? We're looking for an enthusiastic indvidual to volunteer as part of our fantastic I Bike schools project in Inverness.

Why volunteer with I Bike? 

I Bike is a really fun and rewarding project to volunteer with that offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors for cycling-related activities, boost the CV, gain experience of work with children and young people, meet new people and learn new skills.

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