We will soon be opening to new and existing project applications this summer. Here’s everything you need to know.
A £1.4m Places for Everyone project aiming to create a vital walking, wheeling and cycling route on Islay is now complete.
Construction of the Raigmore Active Travel Link has now concluded, a major milestone within the wider Inverness City Active Travel Network project.
Over the next two years, two new walking, wheeling and cycling corridors will be delivered across Stirling as part of a £9.5million active travel project.
An updated version of the Project Portal is now available to better assist partners with the management of funding applications and overall project delivery.
The construction phase of a new active travel bridge across the Forth & Clyde Canal in North Glasgow is now complete and is on track to open to the public in September.
The restoration of West Blackhall Street, Greenock, as a bustling and vibrant hub has edged yet closer to reality with the award of new Places for Everyone funding.
Construction has begun on a new £19.4 million walking, wheeling and cycling route in the centre of Edinburgh.
UK-wide changes to the Highway Code are due to take effect from 29th January 2022, creating a new ‘hierarchy of road users’ which prioritises safety. So how will this affect active travel?
A range of reports and results from consultations in relation to Spaces for People
Edinburgh has opened up active travel commutes for essential workers, helping to keep the city on the move during the Covid-19 pandemic.
What do you need to know? Following Transport Scotland’s announcement, Places for Everyone is pleased to be able to confirm a significant change in the match funding requirements for projects. All projects are now eligible to receive up to 70% funding towards construction costs. In addition, the 10% cap on pre-construction funding will now only…
Using analyses of geographical data Sustrans are supporting pavement widening measures to give people more space for walking and wheeling throughout and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cities all over the world have come up with a number of ways to promote physical distancing during Coronavirus. While the majority of these measures are intended only to be temporary, there are hopes that communities will see the long-term benefit.
In order to respond fully to the climate crisis we need to reduce our dependency on cars altogether, not simply change the type of cars we use.
A project doesn’t need to take up a lot of space to have a big impact on the local community and area. Join Sustrans Senior Urban Designer Feras Fathallah to see how turning parking spaces into a park created a new public space in central London.
The programme will see projects across Scotland benefit from funding to create safer, more attractive and healthier places to help increase the number of everyday active journeys made across the country.
Community groups and charities across south Glasgow are celebrating after being awarded more than £100,000 from Sustrans Scotland as part of the construction of South City Way.
Part of the Meadows to George Street Public Consultation, join us as we pedestrianise one of Edinburgh most historic streets for a FREE family fun day of buskers, circus performers and incredible art installations on Sunday 9 June, 10am – 4pm.
As the Glasgow area of Woodside becomes the latest in Scotland to adopt 20mph speed limits, Sustrans Scotland Community Links PLUS Project Co-ordinator Marie Davis takes a look at what the benefits of lower speeds mean for people on foot and bike as well as for local communities.
Following the launch of the Meadows to George Street project at Edinburgh’s Summer Summit on the 21st June, City of Edinburgh Council and AECOM in partnership with Sustrans Scotland are currently gathering views to help improve walking, cycling, public spaces and accessibility for all along the route.
A total of 10 ambitious active travel proposals from eight local authorities have been successful in the first phase of judging of Sustrans Scotland’s Community Links PLUS (CLPLUS) competition 2018.
Sustrans Scotland are taking part in Clean Air Day in Edinburgh on 21 June as part of a push to encourage people to walk and cycle more for their everyday journeys.
Sustrans Scotland’s South City Way Small Grants Fund is a fantastic opportunity for community groups to apply for up to £5,000 of funding for projects which will encourage people to walk and cycle, or help improve public spaces along the route.
Glasgow City Council and Sustrans Scotland announce new identity of Woodside Mini Holland project as Connecting Woodside
Glasgow based environmental charity, South Seeds, has welcomed the planting of the first trees along the South City Way (SCW), Glasgow City Council’s winning bid to the 2016 Community Links PLUS (CLPLUS) competition run by Sustrans Scotland.
Glasgow City Council’s winning design in the Scottish Government funded Community Links PLUS competition will deliver first of its kind infrastructure in Scotland.
The year ahead promises to be incredibly exciting for delivering high quality cycling and walking infrastructure in Scotland.
The Minister for Transport and Islands Humza Yousaf MSP, today announced that five ambitious active travel proposals from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Inverness have been successful in the final judging of the Sustrans Scotland’s Community Links PLUS (CLPLUS) competition.