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9 Aug 2019 | NEWS
RIGHT TRACK – a workplace engagement platform aimed at encouraging changes in travel behaviour.
31 Jul 2019 | NEWS
23 Jul 2019 | ARTICLES
17 May 2019 | NEWS
31 Mar 2019 | EVENTS
The days are longer, and the weather’s warmer, but there’s another reason to love spring. The Step Count Challenge kicks off on Monday, 29 April and runs for eight, fun-filled weeks. It gives you and your workmates the opportunity to get together as a team of five and motivate each other to shake up the […]
22 Aug 2019 |
‘If we are to reduce harmful emissions, we need to make it easier for more people to replace trips that they currently make by car with #walking & #cycling,' - our @ReWhite14 welcomes the new report from @CommonsSTC, via @airqualitynews https://t.co/ZrDZg6KKXD
19 Mar 2019 | NEWS
Could your workplace benefit from new cycle parking, better shower and changing facilities or pool bikes? The Cycle Friendly Employer Development Fund provides grants of up to £25,000 for projects that support workplace cycling and is now open! Deadline for applications is 29th May 2019.
We’re excited to announce that @Elliott_LEJOG will be taking over our Instagram on Wednesday 28 August and #cycling the challenging Gospel Pass on the #NationalCycleNetwork, all in aid of Sustrans. Follow us on Instagram to track their progress on the day https://t.co/vEY3pBG14j https://t.co/dIBFTlws8R
26 Feb 2019 | CASE STUDIES
Each year organisations across Scotland take part in the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge – competing to log the most sustainable and active journeys to, from and for work. After winning the Scottish Transport Award for ‘Best Practice in Travel to School and Work Schemes’ last year, the challenge returns.
RT @Eunomia_RandC: Our research with @sustrans found that ditching the car and taking up walking or #cycling would prevent 12,000 deaths, w…
6 Feb 2019 | CASE STUDIES
Getting hold of good data on the number of pedestrians is invaluable to plan and prioritise walking-friendly streets. This case study explains why it’s important to count pedestrians, and how to go about doing it using automatic pedestrian counters.
The #BankHoliday is fast approaching, and with the weather looking promising (🤞), our selection of traffic-free family rides are the perfect excuse to spend some quality time with the family out on the #NationalCycleNetwork. 🙌🚲https://t.co/D66gktaUok https://t.co/tSTs4nTBqW
6 Feb 2019 | NEWS
Updated research shows that Christmas shoppers who walk to high streets could be spending more than those who drive there.
We welcome the Science and Technology Select Committee's report: to combat climate change, we need radical changes in the way we travel. This is a call for the UK Government to commit to properly fund #walking & #cycling in the next Spending Review: https://t.co/jDE22lkZ6t
A butcher in the borough of Greenwich has cut its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by using an electric cargo bike for local deliveries, as part of a six-month trial, delivered by Sustrans.
Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, ‘MPs are demanding improvements in public transport, walking and cycling, which benefit health as well as the climate,' via @BBCNews https://t.co/8zc7adq6ZY
5 Feb 2019 | NEWS
Raising the Standards Day is a great opportunity to explore the issues involved in active travel.
21 Aug 2019 |
It's the last week of #EdinburghFringe, so make sure you come along to the free photo exhibition showcasing stunning images of wildlife and scenery along the #NationalCycleNetwork in Scotland https://t.co/EUCnEN9kwP https://t.co/LBfzc296Nr
4 Feb 2019 | NEWS
Community organisation Arran Eco Savvy recently borrowed one of our step-through ebikes for a month so they could help locals (including staff) have a go and find out more about ebikes. Find out how they got on.
The #NationalCycleNetwork isn't just for #walking and #cycling, it's also the stage this summer for a Shakespearean theatre group, travelling around Britain by bike. Keep an eye out for the @HandleBards as they peddle their way across the country. https://t.co/XUj4Q248ky https://t.co/XA969IOUwd
1 Feb 2019 | EVENTS
Registrations are now open for the award-winning Sustrans Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Throughout March, workplaces across Scotland will compete to log the most active or sustainable journeys to, from and for work. Register your workplace and encourage colleagues to log the journeys they make by foot, bike, public transport and car-share to climb up the […]
Want to get your family #cycling, #walking or #scooting to school? 🚲🚶🛴 Download our free handy guide with all the info and tips you need for an active, fun and hassle-free school run. #BackToSchool https://t.co/62u9Epr4cG https://t.co/qGicIvWKCY
6 Jan 2019 | NEWS
We are pleased to share Living Streets Scotland‟s views on the future of the Scottish Planning System. A planning system that supports walking is critical to achieving a range of strategic policy aims dependent upon increasing levels of physical activity, reduced air pollution and maintaining vibrant town centres. The historic decline in walking is strongly […]
Yesterday we joined forces with the cross-party group of Assembly Members in South Belfast to call for a walking and cycle bridge across the Lagan, first announced in 2014: https://t.co/duNT7ZiPAx https://t.co/j9d4urPHsB