Sustrans Blog

A blog from the charity Sustrans that aims to enable people to travel by foot, bike or public transport.

Handbook for cycle-friendly design

Produced by Sustrans this guide is intended to address the imbalance in transport planning which has tended to focus on the private car. It aims to ensure all streets and public spaces are suitable for people of all ages and abilities to get around without a car. It...

Street Kits

The Sustrans street kit is inspired by the form of a bike chain and is therefore able to bend and shape to suit any space. It’s ideally suited to trying out different street arrangements on or off the road, which adapt to local constraints like existing street...

Better Streets

A guide from the Office of the London Mayor on actions to deliver better streets.

Birmingham Cycle Revolution

A write up of a workshop at the Academy of Urbanism Congress led by Michael Parkinson – Partner, Peter Brett Associates and George Daugherty, Design Manager, Birmingham Cycle Revolution and Peter Brett Associates on the role of cycling in city centres....

Sustrans website

The website on sustainable transport from Sustrans with resources such as cycling routes, evidence and policy information as well as numerous Community Street Design Resources:

Handbook for Cycle Friendly Design

A new handbook from  Sustrans. Funded by the big lottery (2014) providing technical guidance, FAQ, & case details on: •  key principles regarding thinking about cyclists as users • measures to improve the general highway design for cyclists and pedestrians •...