Enabling active travel can improve the UK’s health, says report

A new British Medical Journey report has revealed that tre is an urgent need to improve the nation’s health as it has worsened over the pandemic. There is an abundance of evidence and reports that exercise is a miracle cure that improves physical and mental health and reduces demands on NHS services and the need […]

Councillors asked to approve Shropshire cycling and walking plan

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will next week (13 March 2024) be asked to approve a plan that sets out proposed new and improved cycling and walking routes in seven of the county’s market towns. The Shropshire Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (or LCWIP) sets out an ambitious ten-year plan of infrastructure measures to improve conditions for walking, […]

Report finds residents want more money spent on ‘active travel’ schemes

A majority of residents in the Liverpool City Region want to move money currently spent on road building to fund more infrastructure that helps people walk, wheel, cycle or use public transport, according to a new report by the charity Sustrans with The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. The Liverpool City Region Walking and Cycling […]

Active Travel appeals to Scots

Aberdeen residents want to drive less and at the same time walk, cycle or wheel more, research for a national report has revealed. This latest Sustrans Walking and Cycling Index shows 23% of residents want to drive less, 50% of residents want to walk or wheel more, and 47% want to cycle more. Aberdeen City […]

Haringey launches electric bike hire scheme

Opportunities for residents and visitors to cycle in Haringey just stepped up a gear with the launch of the borough’s first dockless electric bike hire scheme. The council is partnering with e-bike industry leaders Lime and Forest for the 18-month trial to boost options for affordable, active travel around Haringey. Backed by residents in a […]

Supporting children to travel actively: free scootability training in Warwickshire

Warwickshire County Council and Warwickshire Road Safety Partners are supporting Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel by offering free Scootability training throughout the county during the first week of the Easter holidays (25 – 29 March). Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership is committed to providing young people with the training needed to make journeys safely. Team Rubicon, […]


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