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Our training and events programme delivers the latest in design and construction guidance to partners, with key learnings taken from our flagship Places for Everyone and Spaces for People projects. Check out the linked resources below to help build your expertise!

Greening our Towns

I think that I shall never see, A poem lovely as a tree.Joyce Kilmer 1888-1918 Places for Everyone encourages the creation of green space as part of walking, wheeling and cycling projects. This article looks at the benefits of including plants and trees in your infrastructure project and how Places for Everyone can supporting greening.…

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Inclusive Design Webinar Series

As part of our support for local authorities and other bodies to deliver high quality infrastructure that is accessible for all, Sustrans Scotland are hosting a series of online workshop on inclusive design. We have invited people with lived experience from around Scotland to help Sustrans and our partners understand how we can improve our…

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Monitoring active travel infrastructure during Covid-19

Monitoring and evaluating the impact of Spaces for People projects is more important than ever before due to the limited opportunity for engagement on temporary emergency measures that are being introduced. Sustrans’ Martin Laban, Evaluation Manager for the Research and Monitoring Unit outlines the principles of monitoring and evaluation techniques in relation to Spaces for People.

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Access for all – designing inclusive spaces

https://youtu.be/IrQ0frPWk88 Inclusivity in Infrastructure Temporary measures introduced through Spaces for People are designed to protect public health and facilitate essential journeys for all groups, including those with additional support and mobility needs. In support of this, Sustrans are working closely with local authorities to ensure that people with disabilities and other affected groups are considered…

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