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Active travel in Islington

Find out more about active travel services in Islington, including free cycle training, bike storage, support for schools, walking groups, and cycling routes.

People cycling and walking on a wet residential street in Islington.

Transport produces a large amount of carbon emissions in Islington and reducing vehicle use is vital for us to meet our goal to reach net zero carbon by 2030.

As part of our plans for a greener, healthier Islington we are focused on being a leading borough for active travel and making walking, cycling, and public transport the easiest, safest and most enjoyable ways to travel.

  • Bike parking on a street

    Information about bike hangars, storage and places to secure your bike

  • Bike parking on estates

    Learn about the types of bike parking available on estates for both residents and visitors

  • Cycleways in Islington

    See what Islington council is doing to make cycling safer and more accessible for everyone

  • Get free cycling skills

    Free Bikeability cycle training for children and adults in Islington

  • Hire a bike

    Find out how to rent a bike in Islington and the contact details for companies who offer them

  • Try Before You Bike

    Affordable bike and accessories purchase scheme with free cycle skills sessions to get you started

  • School travel plans

    Our support for schools working for accreditation from Transport for London's active travel programme

  • Walking in Islington

    Resources to help you enjoy walking in our borough, from maps and apps to historic, cultural routes to follow

  • Community connections

    A list of links for local walking and cycling groups and other community-based services about active travel