Tag Archives: Sustrans

Nearly two thirds of UK teachers ‘want car-free roads outside schools’

Nearly two thirds (63%) of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during school drop off and pick up times, new figures have revealed. A YouGov poll, carried out for Sustrans, surveyed 840 teaching professionals across the UK about their attitudes towards air pollution and …

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Sustrans welcomes Government’s urban strategy for future of mobility

Walking and cycling Sustrans has welcomed the Government’s Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy, which was announced yesterday. The review will explore regulations around new types of vehicles including e-scooters and e-cargo bike trailers, how sharing data can improve services by reducing congestion, and how journey planning and payment can be …

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The NCN: A national asset

The National Cycle Network could not only provide a potential boost to the cycle industry but also to communities up and down the UK, writes Laura Laker. Leisure and tourist users of the 16,575 miles of the National Cycle Network (NCN) generate £2.5 billion to local economies each year, with …

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Sustrans Scotland launches redesigned infrastructure fund

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland is launching a redesigned infrastructure fund, Places for Everyone, today. The fund is supported by Transport Scotland to invest in projects that create safer, more attractive streets and places for people to walk, cycle and wheel in. The new Places for Everyone fund is …

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Public Health England’s air quality review is ‘a significant step forward’

A third of those surveyed (34%) say they don’t cycle more often because it’s "too dangerous"

Public Health England’s air quality review is a ‘significant step forward’, walking and cycling charity Sustrans has said. The publication outlined a set of recommendations on how the Government can improve air quality, including banning cars outside schools, investing more in clean public transport and foot and cycle paths, as …

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