Internal Partners

Introduction

There is an introduction to each dept on Suslearn – this is part of the induction process when joining Sustrans. A small summary is provided below

  • Policy & Communications – Work with Scottish Government, Local Authorities, government agencies and politicians to continue to build a culture of active travel
  • National Cycle Network – a UK-wide network of traffic-free paths for everyone, connecting cities, towns and countryside, loved by the communities they serve. 5 themes of work: Run it, Love it, Fix it, Grow it, Fund it
  • Network Engagement- Paths for Everyone – to make the National Cycle Network safer and more accessible for everyone. 2018 review- identified 15 recommendations to focus on, in collaboration with local authorities, landowners, users, communities etc.
  • Places for Everyone – Provide advice, support and funding to public and third sector organisations looking to improve active travel infrastructure.
  • Street Design – Empower communities to change their neighbourhoods and urban spaces to create healthier, happier places. Using feasibility studies, concept and detailed design. This includes Pocket places- demo small scale changes to local streets, with aim of inspiring further improvements
  • Research & Monitoring Unit (RMU) – Support Sustrans and its Stakeholders with the evidence base. Inform project delivery, organisational learning and securing funding. Enhances delivery on the ground and share best practice.
  • Behaviour Change – Support behaviour change and engagement across Sustrans: Volunteer, community, school, workplace engagement.
  • Partnership Working – Work closely with local authorities, regional and national transport partners and stakeholders to make sustainable travel easy, safe and rewarding