Walking

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
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
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
20mph street with speed restrictions. image credit Sustrans
This policy position was published by Sustrans in January 2019. Summary The majority of pedestrian and cycling injuries occur in built-up areas as a result of collisions with motor vehicles....
24 January 2019
Photo of family walking on cycling and walking path, National Cycle Network

The Government has set an ambition in the CWIS of getting 55% of primary school children walking to school by 2025 | Photo credit: ©2015, Sustrans

The Government is in serious danger of missing its targets to increase levels of cycling and walking in England unless there is an increase in funding. Giving evidence to the House of Commons...
23 January 2019

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