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  • Wednesday, 25 November 2015

    Reductions in cash for local transport announced today in the Government’s Spending Review are very worrying, says the national charity for everyday walking, Living Streets.

  • Monday, 23 November 2015

    David Graham, our Head of Strategy (Schools and Workplaces), reminisces about his first independent journey and talks road safety to mark Road Safety Week 2015

  • Wednesday, 18 November 2015

    Our Head of Commercial Development, Alex McHardy, discusses the launch of Whizz-Kidz' #getonboard campaign and why we're supporting them.

  • Tuesday, 17 November 2015

    MP for Scunthorpe, Nic Dakin visited Melior Community Academy on Friday (13 November) to take part in a School Route Audit with the charity for everyday walking Living Streets.

  • Monday, 16 November 2015

    A Living Streets project led by young D/deaf and disabled people to improve their local streets won the ‘Excellence in Walking’ award at the annual Modeshift sustainable transport awards.

  • Thursday, 12 November 2015

    The Department for Transport’s latest figures about how primary school aged children* travel to school show an increase in the number of those being driven at the expense of walking.

  • Thursday, 12 November 2015

    Shocking new analysis from Direct Line Car Insurance and PACTS (an All-Party Parliamentary Group) reveals pedestrian casualties on Britain’s roads peak in November each year.

  • Friday, 6 November 2015

    Five Tyne and Wear schools are working to tackle young Deaf and Disabled people’s barriers to independent and active school travel. Our coordinator Francesca shares a sneaky preview of their fab student-led campaigns.

  • Wednesday, 4 November 2015

    A study from the London School of Economics and Political Science has found that people may benefit more from "high impact" walking than other activities, such as going to the gym. The effects were particularly strong for women, and both men and women over the age of 50.

  • Wednesday, 4 November 2015

    We launched our ‘Get Wales Walking’ manifesto at the Senedd today (Wednesday 4 November), a call for political parties to make Wales a nation that walks more and feels the benefits of walking.