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!
These information sheets offer some inspiration for the types of activities that could be part of a behaviour change plan.
This mini-series is presented as six bite-sized, interactive tutorials on understanding and delivering community engagement and behaviour change in Places for Everyone projects.
How does active travel improve public health and tackle health inequalities? How can we make the case to the local population? Should we be tailoring and targeting our message?
An updated version of the Project Portal is now available to better assist partners with the management of funding applications and overall project delivery.
As part of the Spaces for People programme, Scottish Borders Council rolled out a temporary 20mph scheme across 97 settlements. On Thursday 16th December 2021, it was announced that 20mph will be the default speed limit across towns and villages in the Scottish Borders.
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.…
Why is behaviour change important? When should we start considering behaviour change initiatives in our projects? And how exactly do we change behaviour?
From engaging with the community to designing infrastructure, how can we ensure that public space is welcoming and safe for everyone?
Malcolm Hall of Glasgow City Council, speaks about the first phase of the Connecting Woodside project, including a bit of background to the project, the impact of Covid-19, and where they’re at now.
As part of the Places for Everyone event programme – Engage · Inspire · Learn – partners from local authorities and organisations around Scotland were invited to hear from a variety of voices on the challanges of Low Traffic Neighborhoods.
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…
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.
In today’s session, Colin Howell and Craig Baxter from The Highland Council share their experiences of implementing Spaces for People temporary infrastructure changes across the region.
Spaces for schools It’s been just under one month since children throughout Scotland returned to school after a long hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Prior to and during time this time, Sustrans have been working with local authorities through the Spaces for People programme to ensure that children have been able to get to…
Low traffic neighbourhoods (LTN) are when private cars can access local homes and businesses, but can not cross through, reducing traffic volumes.
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…
From Bogota to Milan, and Winnipeg to Brighton; all around the world, countries have responded to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic through the installation of temporary infrastructure measures in order to promote effective physical distancing and protect public health.
As lockdown restrictions are further eased throughout Scotland, we can begin to look beyond the simple but nonetheless effective space reallocation measures that have already been implemented by local authorities, and instead consider how we can re-imagine the design of our public spaces.
Continuing with our online discussion and workshops sessions, this week Principal Engineer with Sustrans Paul Cronin guides you through the support we are able to offer local authorities and statutory bodies in relation to the Spaces for People programme.
As part of the roll-out of our new temporary infrastructure programme, Spaces for People, Sustrans Scotland is hosting a series of online discussions and workshops in collaboration with local authorities.