Catch up on the latest news and announcements from Way to Work partners and beyond.
January 6, 2023 | News
Survey on business perceptions of active travel
Are you a business owner or manager? Sustrans would like to hear your views on street changes for walking, wheeling and cycling.
December 5, 2022 | News
Saving money a key motivation for cycling
Research conducted by Cycling Scotland shows that saving money is a key motivation for people to consider cycling in 2022.
November 29, 2022 | News
Winning Business Support for Traffic Reduction
A report detailing a positive response from business leaders on policies for reducing traffic and encouraging sustainable modes.
November 28, 2022 | News
Winter Wheelers is coming
Help employees increase their fitness levels, boost their immune systems, save money, and improve their mental health by commuting by bike.
November 22, 2022 | News
We have relaunched our website
The newly refreshed Way to Work website now makes it even easier for Scottish employers to support sustainable travel.
October 10, 2022 | News
Survey on cargo cycle use by disabled people
Take part in Wheels for Wellbeing's survey on accessible cargo cycle use.
September 8, 2022 | News
Join the Autumn Step Count Challenge
The Step Count Challenge is back for Autumn 2022. Ditch the desk and walk your way to a better working day.
August 26, 2022 | News
Cycle September is back
Cycle September is a month-long competition from Love to Ride, which aims to get more people riding bikes.
May 17, 2022 | News
Free online Climate Emergency Training
Become certified as Carbon Literate with free online Climate Emergency Training, tailored for transport professionals.
May 16, 2022 | News
Free sustainable travel support for workplaces
Encourage your employees to look at more active and sustainable travel options and work towards net-zero targets.
March 30, 2022 | News
Spring into step with fun workplace walking challenge
Go the extra mile for your staff's health and wellbeing by taking part in the Step Count Challenge.
February 7, 2022 | News
Changes to the Highway Code
New changes to the Highway Code have come into effect in Scotland. Make sure you're up to date with the new rules and guidance.
February 1, 2022 | News
Join the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge
Sign up for free, log your sustainable journeys and you could win brilliant local prizes along the way.
October 21, 2021 | News
Way to Work webinar encourages workplace action on transport to combat the climate crisis
In the run-up to COP26, our webinar discussed transport's role in the climate emergency and actions workplaces can take.
October 14, 2021 | News
Get active this autumn with fun walking challenge
The Step Count Challenge celebrates its 10th anniversary. Get involved this autumn.
June 29, 2021 | News
FREE travel planning consultancy time available now for workplaces across Scotland
Be supported to develop bespoke approaches to support and encourage more sustainable travel at your organisation.
April 6, 2021 | News
One year on: cycling up 47% in Scotland
One year since Covid-19 restrictions were first introduced in Scotland, new data shows a 47% rise in people cycling.
February 23, 2021 | News
Calculate your organisation’s ACEL
Without reducing the emission from commuting, it will not be possible for organisations to hit their net zero goals.
February 19, 2021 | News
This March we’re launching #ActiveCommuteClub and it’s free to join.
Whether you’re a key worker or working remotely, we want you to join our #ActiveCommuteClub.
January 5, 2021 | News
Energy Saving Trust transport programmes in Scotland recognised as ‘world-class’
Three transport programmes delivered in Scotland have been recognised as ‘world-class’ by the Net Promoter Score (NPS) index.
December 18, 2020 | News
Sustrans Scotland responds to the National Transport Strategy 2 Plan
‘Reducing car km is bold but more information on active travel freeways is needed’.
December 15, 2020 | News
eCargo Bike Research Project announces successful applicants
11 organisations have been successful in being chosen to participate in the eCargo Bike Research Project.
November 30, 2020 | News
Walk once a day this winter
For a winter boost to body and mind, join us and pledge to walk every day this winter.
October 14, 2020 | News
Further £52.6 million to maintain bus services
The Scottish Government has approved additional expenditure of up to £52.6 million to support bus operators to maintain services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Championing an active Scotland with Movement for Health
Path's for All are delighted to be part of Movement for Health, the new Physical Activity and Long Term Conditions Coalition.
October 13, 2020 | News
New campaign to put walking at heart of Covid recovery
Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, launches its new five-year strategy.
October 5, 2020 | News
Over £5million in grants help get Scotland moving
A multi-million pound fund to get Scots out their cars and travelling actively and sustainably has now made 200 awards.
Liftshare’s Scoping Smart Mobility: October Product updates
Scoping Smart Mobility uses employee post codes to provide organisations with insights to make informed decisions on their employees commuting problems.
September 25, 2020 | News
£7.4 million for ultra-low emission buses
The Scottish Government has awarded £7.4 million through the first round of the Scottish Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme.
September 23, 2020 | News
Six-month stats see cycling up 43% in Scotland
The first six-month snapshot released since the month Covid-19 restrictions were introduced shows the significant increase in people cycling across...
September 4, 2020 | News
The Step Count Challenge – Autumn 2020
Sign your team of 5 up to the 8 week walking challenge
September 2, 2020 | News
Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme
The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme is providing free repairs and maintenance, to get thousands of people across Scotland on their...
August 31, 2020 | News
Funding now available to run local, inclusive cycling events in 2021
Up-to-£10,000 grants to stage free events across Scotland
July 20, 2020 | News
Cycling sees “modal share” in Scotland increase five-fold
Cycling Scotland’s twice-yearly nationwide monitoring survey across 97 locations shows the share of people cycling vs using other forms of...
July 9, 2020 | News
Walking our way back to a happier and healthier Scotland
Paths For All joins 27 other national organisations to call for Scotland to 'walk back better' from Covid-19
June 30, 2020 | News
Mobilise your workforce: Back to work
Liftshare has creating BACK TO WORK travel software to help you mobilise your workforce
June 29, 2020 | News
Free bike share in Scottish cities as lockdown eases
Free bike share will be provided in Edinburgh and Glasgow from 29th June to encourage people to consider cycling for...
June 11, 2020 | News
Electric bikes are cycle-logical step
Electric bikes grow in popularity across Scotland during lockdown
May 25, 2020 | News
Working It Out webinar series providing support during lockdown
We've launched a series of online events designed to holistically support you during the period of lockdown and beyond. In...
April 23, 2020 | News
The Step Count Challenge: Registration now open!
Paths For All's four week spring challenge starts on Monday 4th May and is designed to keep you connected and...
April 16, 2020 | News
Cycles for Key Workers
Find the best offers for frontline staff on bikes, repairs and equipment
March 24, 2020 | News
Coronavirus: Free electric bikes for NHS staff as hire schemes stay open
Electric bikes are being offered free to NHS staff in Forth Valley so they can avoid using public transport.
March 13, 2020 | News
Edinburgh Napier’s Merchiston campus awarded Cycling Friendly
The university has been recognised for its commitment to encouraging cycling to and from campus.
March 11, 2020 | News
Over £294,000 for cycling facilities across Scottish schools and campuses
Improving amenities through the Cycling Friendly programme
March 2, 2020 | News
Work begins on new £8m Active Travel project in Glasgow
Work has commenced on a new £8 million pound walking and cycling project in Glasgow.
February 18, 2020 | News
Funding boost for rural Highland Health Walk project
A rural Highland project which aims to promote health and wellbeing through walking has received a funding boost
January 26, 2020 | News
Low Emission Zones Scotland
Low emission zones are being introduced to Scotland's four biggest cities. Make sure you keep up to date!
December 30, 2019 | News
Further funding for interest free e-bike loans
An additional £700,000 has been allocated from the Scottish Government low carbon vehicle loan budget to support people with the...
December 2, 2019 | News
Taking steps to promote staff health and wellbeing
Re-engage Team Scotland has been awarded the Walk at Work Award which recognises workplaces in Scotland creating healthy and active...
November 26, 2019 | News
Liftshare joins the Way to Work partnership!
We're pleased to announce that Liftshare has joined the Way to Work partnership. Find out how the UK’s biggest car...
November 15, 2019 | News
£1.36 million to support greener vehicles across NHS Scotland
NHS Scotland’s ambitions for a greener vehicle fleet have been strengthened thanks to Scottish Government support.
November 8, 2019 | News
Aberdeenshire claims top national award for sustainable transport programme
Congratulations to Aberdeenshire Council who walked away from this year’s National Transport Awards in London with the ‘Excellence in Cycling...
November 7, 2019 | News
The Cycling Friendly Employer Development Fund is now open!
The Employer Development Fund is open and accepting applications, with the next round of assessments taking place in December -...
Scotland’s travel smartcards are now smarter than ever
An improvement programme has now completed resulting in a smarter travel experience, where one smartcard now works across multiple modes...
October 22, 2019 | News
Walking and cycling charities call for an end to road building
Eight walking and cycling organisations have called for an end to building new roads in Scotland and to provide more...
October 15, 2019 | News
Nicola Sturgeon announces first of £27million walking and cycling infrastructure projects
A total of 207 projects across Scotland set to benefit from funding through Places for Everyone initiative.
October 10, 2019 | News
Improved journeys for travelling public
Scotland will have a cleaner, smarter and more accessible transport network
October 4, 2019 | News
Active Travel Groups: Double Investment Today Not Tomorrow
Cycling and walking groups have repeated their call for an immediate doubling of funding as the Government responds to the...
September 26, 2019 | News
Milestone for Paths for All’s sustainable travel fund as it awards over 100 projects
Over 100 new projects that aim to increase walking, cycling and shared transport are off the ground thanks to a...
September 19, 2019 | News
Pedestrians need priority in Edinburgh
Everyday walking charity, Living Streets Scotland, today backed radical plans to transform Edinburgh’s City Centre.
September 9, 2019 | News
New physical activity guidelines
The UK’s Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) have released updated guidelines outlining the extensive benefits of physical activity for everyone.
Thirteen campuses working hard to be Cycling Friendly
Universities and colleges across Scotland are working hard to get students cycling.
September 4, 2019 | News
Protecting Scotland’s Future
Ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change and securing a positive future for generations to come.
September 2, 2019 | News
£1.8 million for walking and cycling facilities across Scotland
149 community groups, employers and social housing providers across Scotland will share £1.8 million in support to improve facilities for...
August 28, 2019 | News
Walking works for Scotland’s workplaces
Escaping the office, feeling fitter, and enjoying a walk and talk with workmates in the outdoors. Just a few of...
August 9, 2019 | News
Opportunity to be involved in the free pilot of RIGHT TRACK.
RIGHT TRACK - a workplace engagement platform aimed at encouraging changes in travel behaviour.
July 31, 2019 | News
£60 million investment in active travel across Scotland through Places for Everyone
£60 million will be invested in active travel infrastructure across Scotland.
July 4, 2019 | News
Cleaner Air for Scotland
As part of this year’s Clean Air Day celebrations, HES joined forces with Glasgow Council to highlight how air pollution is...
June 26, 2019 | News
Dream dozen for Walk at Work Award
Twelve organisations have gone the extra mile to create a healthier, more active workforce by achieving our Walk At Work...
June 5, 2019 | News
There is no such thing as free parking
In light of the recent Workplace Parking Levy proposals, sustainable travel expert Stuart Douglas shares his thoughts on the cost...
May 27, 2019 | News
New round of sustainable travel funding now open
A £2 million fund to increase walking, cycling and sustainable travel in Scotland is open
May 17, 2019 | News
Kate Humble on why walking and happiness go together
Half way through National Walking Month, Kate Humble tells us why walking is so good for our happiness.
May 7, 2019 | News
Cycling Scotland launches national road safety campaign
Three quarters of people living in Scotland don’t know they could get three points on their licence for driving too...
March 19, 2019 | News
Cycle Friendly Employer Development Fund now open!
Could your workplace benefit from new cycle parking, better shower and changing facilities or pool bikes? The Cycle Friendly Employer...
February 6, 2019 | News
The Pedestrian Pound (Saving our High Streets)
Updated research shows that Christmas shoppers who walk to high streets could be spending more than those who drive there.
February 5, 2019 | News
Raising the Standards of walking and cycling in Scotland
Raising the Standards Day is a great opportunity to explore the issues involved in active travel.
January 6, 2019 | News
Consultation on the future of the Scottish Planning System
We are pleased to share Living Streets Scotland‟s views on the future of the Scottish Planning System.
December 30, 2018 | News
Schools in Scotland Striding in a Winter wonderland
Selected schools across Scotland awarded with a special festive visit to celebrate the strides they’ve made getting active on the...
December 12, 2018 | News
North Lanarkshire Council workers claim victory in our latest walking challenge
Workmates from North Lanarkshire Council have taken our walking challenge for workplaces in their stride.
November 29, 2018 | News
Fleet Heroes Awards 2018 winners announced
Last night saw the Energy Saving Trust’s UK Fleet Heroes winners announced at a prestigious awards event in central London...