The Act TravelWise Business Forum held its most recent meeting on Friday 9 September, which was used to progress plans on a number of fronts. A new membership prospectus for the private sector, in the form of a four-page brochure, was reviewed and is nearly ready for publication. Plans are underway for an autumn event to serve as a 'soft launch' for the Business Forum. It will be held in November at Heathrow Academy as a morning event with an EV bus tour in the afternoon.
Local authorities across the UK made a great start to the relaunched TravelWise Week, held 16-22 September 2017, held in parallel to European Mobility Week. The campaign was an opportunity to engage with the public and other partners broadly on the theme of transport and travel. Read more for the highlights from towns and cities that have reported back on their activities.
Cycle to Work Day 2017 was our biggest ever – and it’s all thanks to you who took part! Those that did pledged, pedalled, saved £££s, burnt calories and reduced impact on the environment.
Here’s a round up of what was contributed to this Cycle to Work Day:
Following the very successful 15 September conference 'Making Traffic Free Spaces in Towns and Cities', the University of the West of England and University College London have set up a new website (www.trafficremoval.uk) and forum for professionals and decision-makers involved in traffic removal initiatives. The conference presentations have also been uploaded to the site.