The next Act TravelWise Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 9 December 2014 at 5 pm at Macdonald Burlington Hotel, 126 New St, Birmingham B2 4JQ Birmingham. All current Act TravelWise members are welcome.
News articles about Act TravelWise and sustainable transport initiatives along with published news in the press are published here. Members also regularly submit news items covering initiatives at their organisation.
Monday 24 November is the registration deadline for the Act TravelWise Autumn Conference and AGM, being held on Tuesday 9 December 2014 in Birmingham, on 'The Economics of Sustainable Travel'.
Well done to the ten UK local authorities that participated in European Mobility Week 2014: Aberdeen, Bedford, Dunstable, Hackney, Lambeth, Liverpool, Luton, Nottingham, Southwark and Stoke-on-Trent!
The Week saw a wide range of positive activities, all celebrating the role sustainable travel can play in enhancing quality of life. Permanent measures implemented in the UK in conjunction with EMW 2014 include more cycling parking and car club bays, a borough-wide 20 mph zone, a new major segregated cycle path and a new car-restricted area.
The European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) Award was launched in 2012, successfully repeated in 2013 and will be presented the third time in 2014.
The aim of the award scheme is to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) by local authorities across Europe and to reward outstanding achievements in each year's SUMP thematic priority area. The deadline for applications is 3 November 2014.