Encouraging walking and cycling isn't hard – here are three tried and tested methods

Active travel has become attractive to a degree not seen for decades. Policy needs to follow.

Adrian Davis, Professor of Transport and Health, Edinburgh Napier University • conversation
Nov. 3, 2020 ~8 min

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Why a UK 'cycling and walking revolution' won't reduce car travel

New bike lanes are a good idea for health and air quality, but the convenience of car travel for most journeys will remain.

David Metz, Honorary Professor of Transport Studies, UCL • conversation
Aug. 24, 2020 ~6 min

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Cars: transition from lockdown is a fork in the road – here are two possible outcomes for future travel

The pandemic has forced many people to shift from public transport to car travel. But is this likely to be permanent?

Nicole Badstuber, Researcher in Transport Policy and Governance, UCL • conversation
June 3, 2020 ~7 min

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How major cities are trying to keep people walking and cycling

As lockdowns ease off, there is a danger that the old city traffic jams will soon be back with a vengeance.

Graeme Sherriff, Research Fellow in Urban Studies, University of Salford • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~5 min

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Car dependency: UK government can't cut driving and build lots of roads at same time

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called for fewer cars and better public transport.

Stephen Joseph, Visiting Professor, Smart Mobility Research Unit, University of Hertfordshire • conversation
April 6, 2020 ~6 min

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