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Active Travel

Active Scotland Delivery Plan

Overview

Organisation:
Scottish Government

Media type:
Policy

Topic:
Active Travel

Setting:
Employees / workplace, Community, Families / residential, Individuals, Pupils & students / education, Leisure & recreation / tourism

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Plan setting out actions to encourage and support people in Scotland to be more active, more often.
Actions that the Scottish Government and partners are undertaking.

Key statistics

77%
of adults say they feel safe or very safe walking alone in their local area after dark (SCJS 2016/17)
65%
of adults live within a five minute walk of their local greenspace (SHS 2017)
70%
of adults walked for at least 30 minutes for recreation in the last four weeks (SHS 2017)
69%
of adults walked as a means of transport on at least one day on the last week (SHS 2017)
Plan setting out actions that the Scottish Government and partners are undertaking, working together to encourage and support people in Scotland to be more active, more often. This Delivery Plan is informed by cross-cutting guiding principles, which align with the agenda set out in the WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity and with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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