People walking in London Welcome to the Active Travel Academy at the University of Westminster. Set up in September 2019, the ATA brings together a broad spectrum of expertise to lead research, teaching and knowledge exchange, with a focus on walking and cycling, use of other ‘micromobilities’ from e-scooters to electric hand cycles; and reduction in car use. The Academy believes all disciplines and expertise are needed to address the acute global problems that car dominated transport systems have created. Funded by a substantial investment of over £582,000 over three years by the Quintin Hogg Trust, the academy brings together practitioners, academics, students and others with an interest or expertise in active travel. The ATA contributes to addressing issues around air pollution, climate breakdown, an inactivity epidemic, road injuries and deaths, unequal access to transport and the loss of independent mobility in childhood and at older ages. We currently have projects supported by funders including Cross River Partnership, Department for Transport, the KR Foundation, Transport for London, & the Road Safety Trust.

*NEW* watch our short film introducing our work, with or without subtitles:


Contact us: activetravelacademy@westminster.ac.uk

We have received more than 200 submissions for our draft road collision reporting guidelines consultation so far! The more and broader responses we get the better the guidelines will be. We're at the mid-way point and you can still get involved here: https://t.co/10hhB4WMCr #RCRG

This month's @Active_ATA Cycling@Teatime is now Cycling@Breakfast! Topic: Working with the Unwilling. Thurs 22nd Oct at 8am. With @adamtranter & Alex Macmillan from @otago (hence the time slot). More & booking: https://t.co/U0lXi5aRgE

@asathomas from @Active_ATA will be talking about his current research into how School Streets can be part of changing travel behaviour under Covid-19, exploring the potential wider benefits of School Streets and the limitations of changing streets temporarily.

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