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.

 

European Mobility Week 2015 will take place from 16-22 September in over 2,000 towns and cities across Europe. Now is the time to start organising your local plans for the week. The slogan this year is "Choose. Change. Combine." - encouraging the use of different modes of transport to complete a journey.

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Our friends at Leicestershire County Council have compiled an annual calendar of national 'Travelwise' events. The calendar focuses on recurring thematic campaigns on safe/healthy/sustainable travel promotion such as Bike Week, Walk to School Week and European Mobility Week.

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Over 30 people attended the workshop on 21 April at the offices of DfT to hear the Department's Economic Appraisal experts introduce the recently launched Toolkit on appraisal of sustainable travel schemes and share their insights on what makes a good bid.

The workshop, which was exclusively for Act TravelWise members, was the first of a number of sessions that will be run across the UK in the coming months.

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