Sustrans’ Connect2 project has transformed everyday travel in communities across the UK, creating new bridges and crossings to overcome busy roads, rivers and railways, and linking these to networks of walking and cycling routes, making it easier for millions of people to walk and cycle for everyday journeys.
Sustrans’ Connect2 project has transformed everyday travel for communities across the UK by helping them to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.
The project has created new bridges and crossings that overcome busy roads, rivers and railways, and link to networks of walking and cycling routes, making it easier for millions of people to walk and cycle for everyday journeys to shops, work, schools and to each other.
The Connect2 project has created 84 individual new walking and cycling networks in England, Wales and Scotland, delivered over five years from 2008 to 2013. In each case the project has worked with local authorities, the local community and many other partners to identify, design and build the schemes to meet the needs of their communities.
Sustrans’ Connect2 project has created:
• 84 new walking and cycling networks
• 80 major new safe crossings of roads (and countless more smaller crossings)
• over 100 brand new or renovated bridges
• 85 local art installations
• hundreds of community events to celebrate the importance of walking and cycling
Thanks to the success of the project, six million people now live close to new walking and cycling routes and to the National Cycle Network.
- Find out what our #SafeToSchool campaign has achieved so far & how you can support it: t.co/8HVrJzNHnK t.co/Un45uyClEb
- “A central London no longer designed just for traffic.” @Sustranslondon event with @christianwolmar, 9th Oct: t.co/8NPFXwkKOW
- Find out the impact your support of our #safeToSchool campaign is having: t.co/8HVrJzNHnK t.co/Omierlu1PS
- 2nd @WelshGovernment Active Travel Conference next week. Focusing on young people. t.co/w72LQtrtQq
- Exciting job promoting sustainable and active travel principally to years 5 to 8 at local schools in South Glos: t.co/bHpG3CxLUV