What do Sustrans do?

Sustrans is a United Kingdom walking and cycling charity, and the custodian of the National Cycle Network. Sustrans works with schools to encourage active travel (cycling, walking or scooting) among students. It also works with employers and local authorities.

Is cycling good for cancer patients?

Research shows that physical activity like cycling or walking is safe during and after most cancer treatments.

What is signing and wayfinding?

Signing and wayfinding is part of the Sustrans traffic-free routes and greenways design guide. It covers the importance of treating signing as an integral part of the design process, signage consistency, legibility and maintenance and the need for designers to be sensitive to the environment.

Is there a Sustrans app?

Sustran’s popular National Cycle Network app has now been released to android users following 50,000 dowloads from iPhone owners. The app also recommends routes for easy local travel as well as more long distance ones for leisure walks and rides.

When was Sustrans started?

July 1977, Bristol, United Kingdom

How do you know which cycle route is safe?

Check out the websites of your local government or bicycling advocacy group. Some websites have a route planner where it identifies the ‘safest’ route, shows you where all the bike paths are, how they link together, and how they link with other public transportation – all to help you get to your destination.

What is the best exercise for cancer patients?

The following types of exercise can help cancer patients – and everyone else – get back in shape:

  • Flexibility exercises (stretching).
  • Aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking, jogging, and swimming.
  • Resistance training (Iifting weights or isometric exercise), which builds muscle.

Can exercise slow down cancer?

According to Cancer Research UK “the more active you are, the better”, and in a paper entitled Exercise Is Medicine in Oncology a distinguished panel of researchers from the American College of Sports Medicine calculated that regular exercise can lower the risk of getting some cancers by as much as 69 per cent.

What is a wayfinding strategy?

Wayfinding strategy is the consistent utilization of a set of standard principles in order to help users orient themselves while navigating a given area. A solid wayfinding strategy should be as simple and intuitive as possible.

Where should I cycle to today?

The best bike rides in and around London

  1. Battersea Park to Greenwich. Total distance: 16km.
  2. Limehouse Basin to London Fields.
  3. Big Ben to Richmond Park loop.
  4. Olympic Park to Wanstead Flats.
  5. Finsbury Park to Alexandra Palace.
  6. Regent’s Park Outer Circle.
  7. King’s Cross to Notting Hill.
  8. The Tower of London to Big Ben.