Modeshift Events

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International Society for Physical Activity

Eight investments that work for physical activity The International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) has released a series of reports, social media toolkits and podcasts highlighting ‘Eight investments that work for physical activity’. The #8Investments toolkit is designed to provide a concise roadmap for physical activity investment and action around the world. ‘It is a call to action for everyone, […]

Trust scoops top prize for environmentally-friendly travel plan

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has scooped a top award for its environmentally-friendly travel plan which is working to reduce the number of staff driving to work. The organisation won the ‘contribution to sustainable travel by an organisation’ gong, for its work around introducing more cycle lanes, cycle parking, implementing a car share scheme with Faxi, and installing electric […]

Sustainable Travel Delivery Specialist

Sustainable Travel Delivery Specialist Permanent 37 hours per week Are you passionate about Active Travel and Sustainable Transport? Do you want to be the specialist that develops and takes forward our ambitious plans in this area? If so, this is your opportunity to be at the forefront of delivering. This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s […]

London Walking and Cycling Conference 2nd Webinar Series 2020

This year’s London Walking and Cycling Conference is taking place as a webinar series. The second webinar in this series will take place on Thursday 26 November at 3pm (GMT) and will focus on Walking and Cycling Whilst Black: Barriers, Policy and Progress. Formerly the ‘Hackney Cycling Conference’, the conference, which is organised in partnership with the City of London […]

E-scooters to be on London streets next year after TfL and London Councils launch trial

E-scooters will be available on London’s roads next years after Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils announced the launch of a competition to select up to three operators for a twelve-month trial. Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and London’s boroughs are working together on plans for a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital. This trial aims to promote safety […]

Public attitudes towards traffic and road use research

This research forms the first phase of a wider study on general public attitudes to low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) and the outcomes they are designed to achieve. Phase 2 will consider residents’ opinions in local areas with schemes installed. LTNs are delivered by local authorities and financed by the emergency active travel fund, created in May 2020, which aims to increase […]

£175 million more for cycling and walking as research shows public support

A further £175 million has been announced for high-quality cycling and walking infrastructure across England to make local journeys safer for all. This comes as survey reveals nearly 8 out of 10 people support measures to reduce road traffic in their neighbourhood, and two-thirds of people support reallocating road space for walking and cycling. The funding will be allocated alongside strict plans set […]

DfT Active Travel Fund video

The Active Travel Fund will provide local authorities with the resources to improve streets for pedestrians and cyclists. New schemes will help to deliver public health and environmental benefits. It’s about the places where people want to live – e.g. enabling children to walk to school safely and breathe clean air. We also know that high-quality infrastructure is the main […]

Fred. Olsen companies become first in Ipswich to receive Modeshift STARS accreditation for sustainable travel efforts

Three Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen companies have become the first in the town to receive a Modeshift STARS award, in recognition of their efforts to support and promote sustainable travel with the creation of their new head office.  Modeshift STARS accreditation is awarded to companies, organisations and groups who encourage a change in travel behaviour and reduce the number of single […]

£175million Funding Announcement from the Department for Transport

The Department for Transport have announce £175 million investment for more cycling and walking. Full details regarding the funding can be found on the Department for Transport website (we have shared this link below). Department for Transport Announcement Excerpt Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today (13 November 2020) given councils across England a further £175 million to create safe space […]

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