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Here is our diary of sustainable transport, and related, events.
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National Walking Month

01 May 2018

May is National Walking Month! Living Streets are encouraging everyone in the UK to try walking for at least twenty minutes a day this May and get more active. There are lots of ways to take part and encourage others to do so too. To find out more, please see the


Living Streets — Walk to School Week

21 May 2018

As part of National Walking Month, Living Streets are once again running Walk to School Week from 21 – 25 May. Take the Pledge to walk to school and you will enter you into a prize draw for one of five £40 shopping vouchers. Find out more


Scotland’s Towns Partnership — ‘Bringing Spaces and Places Back to Life’ workshop (FULL)

23 May 2018

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Towns need a cocktail of measures to breathe life into unloved buildings and spaces. From empty churches, to derelict buildings, disused land or empty banks; how do we tackle the difficult stuff in towns? This month, we’re doing just that! Join experts from Scotland’s Towns P...


Transform Scotland Members’ Session — National Transport Strategy Review with Heather Cowan (Transport Scotland)

24 May 2018

May’s Members’ Session will take place on Thursday 24 May between 15:30 – 17:00 at our office at Thorn House. This month we’re pleased to welcome Heather Cowan, Head of Transport Strategy at Transport Scotland, to discuss the National Transport Strategy Review. The Scottish Government announced a review of t...


Glasgow City Council — Byres Road public realm consultation event (Partick Library)

24 May 2018

Glasgow City Council aims to transform Byres Road through a multi-­million pound public realm project ­- funded by the Glasgow City Region City Deal -­ that will redesign the street to create a more attractive environment that benefits those who live, work and shop in the area. The design proposals include widened footways, improved su...


National Active Travel Conference 2018

30 May 2018

The 2018 Active Travel Conference takes place on 30th May at Perth Concert Hall to celebrate ten years of the conference, looking back at achievements over the last decade, and looking forward to what can be achieved over the next ten years. Young people take centre stage at the conference to celebrate Year of Young ...


Glasgow City Council — Byres Road public realm consultation event (Hillhead Library)

31 May 2018

Glasgow City Council aims to transform Byres Road through a multi-­million pound public realm project ­- funded by the Glasgow City Region City Deal -­ that will redesign the street to create a more attractive environment that benefits those who live, work and shop in the area. The design proposals include widened footways, improved su...


Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

07 June 2018

The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling returns in 2018 with a calendar full of events taking place this June. The events take place between 7th – 24th June across Edinburgh and cover all things cycling. To see the full line up, check out the Edinburgh Festi...


Spokes public meeting — City Centre Transformation

13 June 2018

Edinburgh City’s Transformation Project aims to “prioritise access for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users” in the city centre. Glasgow City’s Connectivity Commission seeks to “get more people onto public transport, walking and cycling” in the city centre. Both see these transport measures as central to an improv...


Scottish Transport Awards

14 June 2018

Now in its 16th year, the prestigious Scottish Transport Awards 2018 brings together the transport community to recognise and celebrate industry achievements across Scotland. Supported by the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, this year’s ceremony will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on 14th June 2018


2018 Central Scotland Green Network Forum

14 June 2018

Central Scotland Green Network is holding a Forum on Thursday 14 June in Glasgow. The event will consider what more can be done to encourage: Child-friendly urban design Access to the natural environment Independent mobility Children’s health and well-being Access to good quality open spa...


Aviation Campaigners Conference

16 June 2018

The Aviation Communities Forum Campaigners Conference will be held on Saturday 16th June at Central Methodist Church, St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NQ. Please RSVP at <johnstewart2@btconnect.com> by 18th May at the latest if you plan to attend. The venue holds a max...


Friends of the Earth Scotland — Pop-up Parks (Edinburgh)

16 June 2018

What would our streets look like if they were built for people, not cars? This June, Friends of the Earth Scotland are reclaiming parking spaces to celebrate our urban space and paint a vision for a future beyond the private car. Pop-up parks are taking place in Edinburgh and


Friends of the Earth Scotland — Pop-up Parks (Glasgow)

22 June 2018

What would our streets look like if they were built for people, not cars? This June, Friends of the Earth Scotland are reclaiming parking spaces to celebrate our urban space and paint a vision for a future beyond the private car. Pop-up parks are taking place in


Transform Scotland Members’ Session — Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2)

28 June 2018

We’re pleased to be holding June’s Members’ Session on 28 June at our office in Thorn House, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh. This Members’ Session will focus on the upcoming Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2). We’re pleased to welcome Professor Tom Rye, Director of the Edinburgh Napier Transport Research I...


Pedal for Scotland

09 September 2018

Pedal for Scotland returns in 2018 on 9th September. There are three challenges: The Classic Challenge (45 miles, Glasgow to Edinburgh) The Big Belter (93 miles, Glasgow to Edinburgh) The Wee Jaunt (10 miles, Linlithgow to Royal Highland Centre) For more information and to sign up, please see


Community Rail Awards 2018

04 October 2018

See Abellio website for details. ...


Napier TRI — 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Event

10 October 2018

Edinburgh Napier TRI’s fourth annual Electric Vehicle Event takes place on Wednesday 10th October. Issues addressed will include the increase in EVs, infrastructure, demands on power supply and health and air quality.  TRI are engaging with user groups, DNOs, other academic institutions, research and development bodies, councils an...


Cycling Scotland annual conference

05 November 2018

Save the date — Cycling Scotland’s annual Conference takes place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 November! This year’s Conference sets its sights on Dundee, and will bring together over 200 professionals, campaigners, volunteers and national and local politicians to share experiences, learn from each other and network to help s...