Jacob Lovatt: Active Travel Network Project Worker for St Andrews!

My name is Jacob Lovatt and I’ve recently been appointed via Transition St Andrews as the Active Travel Network Project Worker for St Andrews over the next six weeks. The role funded by Sustrans Places for Everyone programme will facilitate engagement with residents and local businesses in a programme aimed at making walking, wheeling and cycling safe and desirable for everyone in the tRead More…

Green Film Festival 2021 Review

A review by Green Film Festival volunteer, Hannah Ruskin-Dodd. As many of us are conducting both our work and personal lives online now, it’s clear that film provides a lifeline for environmentalists, scientists, and filmmakers to reach out, share their knowledge, and inspire people to make a difference from all corners of the world. Our “slightly-longer than a week-long” festival took place bRead More…

Active Travel Blog: What is St Andrews Space for Cycling?

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An interview with Tony Waterson – Chair of St Andrews Space for Cycling Guest Blog by Eva Groeneveld It’s February 2021 and an easterly wind is blasting snow flurries outside while we all hunker down and hope for warmer weather to come. Not many of us would fancy the idea of a bike ride right now, but some of us will remember what Read More…

New Active Travel Blog Launched!

Fanfare please… time to celebrate the launch of our very own active Travel blog for Transition. The blog aims to celebrate all things smarter around sustainable travel and transport. Over the coming months not only do we wish to introduce our readers to what is happening with active travel in and around St Andrews but so too will we be exploring this further afield. Every month we focus in Read More…

Walks with Transition So Far So Good!

Written by Transition volunteer, Julia LurfovaPhoto Credits to University’s Visual Communications Team Around four months ago, Transition’s Steering group’s members sat down to discuss safe ways in which they could give back to the town’s community during the pandemic. A lot of Transition’s projects are centred around human connection and face-to-face interaction. For obvious reasoRead More…

Active Travel: Why is Transition UStA such a well known player in the Active Travel field?

As you may know, we run A LOT of projects surrounding Active Travel in St Andrews. However, what is not so obvious is how we create these projects and ensure they all work together to support an overall goal. How do we manage it with such a small team? And why are our projects always popping up in presentations as good examples of work being done in the active travel field? In this blog post you Read More…

Active Travel: Covid-19, Active Travel and Transition UStA

Hello and welcome to our new series of blogs focused on Active Travel! To find all of our posts in the future, take a look here on our redesigned smarter travel section. You will also find updated information on all our services relating to smart, sustainable journeys in St Andrews. We have decided to kick off this blog by talking about the topic you can’t escape – Covid-19 and how this has affecRead More…