The UK cycle industry: current economic and employment benefits and its decarbonisation-driven growth potential

The UK cycle industry: current economic and employment benefits and its decarbonisation-driven growth potential

The UK cycle industry: current economic and employment benefits and its decarbonisation-driven growth potential The Bicycle Association commissioned Transport for Quality of Life to update its 2018 study on the economic benefits of local cycling investment in the UK. The analysis showed that cycling and the cycle industry in the UK in 2019 provided an…

The economic benefits of local cycling investment: Greater London case study

The economic benefits of local cycling investment: Greater London case study

The economic benefits of local cycling investment: Greater London case study The Bicycle Association commissioned Transport for Quality of Life to estimate the economic benefits of local cycling investment in Greater London. The analysis showed that the wider benefits of cycling, combined with the direct value of cycling products and services and estimates of cycle…

School Streets: reducing children’s exposure to toxic air pollution and road danger

School Streets: reducing children’s exposure to toxic air pollution and road danger

School Streets: reducing children’s exposure to toxic air pollution and road danger This report presents evidence that School Streets effectively reduce air pollution and road danger at times and places where the most vulnerable road users are most concentrated.  This report by Transport for Quality of Life and the Active Travel Academy for Possible and…

The long-haul response to Covid and the climate emergency: a transport logic map

The long-haul response to Covid and the climate emergency: a transport logic map

The long-haul response to Covid and the climate emergency: a transport logic map Our radical transport policy two-pagers aim to open up discussion of transport policy beyond the current narrow terms of debate. Big changes are needed in the way we organise and fund transport. We hope our two-pagers will stimulate discussion about important policy…

Potential for e-cargo bikes to reduce congestion and pollution from vans in cities

Potential for e-cargo bikes to reduce congestion and pollution from vans in cities

Potential for e-cargo bikes to reduce congestion and pollution from vans in cities The Bicycle Association commissioned Transport for Quality of Life to produce three reports developing the evidence base on the contribution of cycling to Britain’s industrial strategy. The reports calculate that the bicycle industry is worth £5.4 billion per year to the UK…

The value of the cycling sector to the British economy: a scoping study

The value of the cycling sector to the British economy: a scoping study

The value of the cycling sector to the British economy: a scoping study The Bicycle Association commissioned Transport for Quality of Life to produce three reports developing the evidence base on the contribution of cycling to Britain’s industrial strategy. The reports calculate that the bicycle industry is worth £5.4 billion per year to the UK…

Traffic noise in rural areas: personal experiences of people affected

Traffic noise in rural areas: personal experiences of people affected

Traffic noise in rural areas: personal experiences of people affected Five case studies gathered qualitative evidence of the under-reported issues arising from traffic noise in rural areas. Findings fell into two broad categories: surprisingly severe experience of noise where people live near busy rural roads, even to the extent of health problems; and significant degradation…