Modeshift Events

Check back regularly for details of all our upcoming events including Modeshift training, regional meetings, webinars and the Modeshift Convention.

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Cycling Diversity Alliance

As part of work around our Equality and Diversity action plan Modeshift recently attended the online launch of the Cycling Diversity Alliance. It was an insightful, thought-provoking and motivating meeting with representatives from a range of organisations covering groups of different faith, ethnicity, ability, gender identity and sexual orientation. A common theme was the shared passion for cycling – whether […]

Five new positions at Solent Transport

Five new positions at Solent Transport New opportunity – Future Transport Zone Programme Manager   New opportunity – Future Transport Zone: Theme 2 Lead Programme Manager   New opportunity – Future Transport Zone: Research & Evaluation Manager   New opportunity – Future Transport Zone: Project Manager (Portsmouth)   New opportunity – Future Transport Zone: Programme Support Officer For more information […]

How Women Cycled Their Way to Freedom

How bicycles helped women move forward and share women empowerment. Bicycles have played an important historical — and often unheard of — role in women’s empowerment. When the first safety bicycles, or modern day bicycles, were invented in late 19th century, a bicycle boom engulfed the nation. Suddenly, the dangerous high-wheeled bikes used for extreme men’s sport were replaced by […]

Team Modeshift Honorary Member – Anne Hardy

Modeshift interviewed Honorary Member Anne Hardy, Road Safety and Sustainable Travel Manager at Hertfordshire County Council, to find out about current sustainable travel projects and much more. How long have you been involved in sustainable travel? I was introduced to the concept of sustainable travel when I joined Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) in 2001 as a School Crossing Patrol (SCP) […]

Travel2Next Timeline of Events

When completing a Travel Plan on the new Stars system, Next wanted to demonstrate in a simple graphic what delivery has taken place to engage with staff to deliver sustainable travel. A list of actions was put together and sent to our graphics team who created the infographics poster in the Travel2Next branding and colours. The poster, we will, is […]

Behaviour change and the environment

Changing behaviours to reduce climate change and protect our environment. The rise of climate change is a global challenge which the United Kingdom is addressing along with their international partners. Closer to home, local authorities are making huge strides to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase biodiversity in their own local areas.  But councils cannot do this alone. As individuals, […]

#LetSchoolsBreathe Campaign

Campaign for schools in the UK to monitor, inform and educate about air pollution. #LetSchoolsBreathe is a campaign to install air quality sensors in the UK’s most polluted schools. To find out more visit #LetSchoolsBreathe.

Modeshift Customer Best Practice and Events Specialist – Job Opportunity

Due to the growth of Modeshift and the Modeshift STARS scheme we are looking to recruit a new Modeshift Customer Best Practice and Events Specialist. This post has been created to focus on identifying and sharing best practice in the promotion of sustainable and active travel, and to share this best practice through Modeshift events and training. Salary – £16,800 […]

PRiDE OUT Cycling Group

My name is Richard Hearne, founder of an LGBTQ+ cycling club PRiDE OUT. I’ve always loved cycling since being a child. But it wasn’t until until 2015, aged 32, that I took up cycling seriously as an adult after buying my beloved titanium road bike. Since then I’ve cycled 17,000 miles and it has vastly improved my physical and mental […]

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods and Population Health

Low traffic neighbourhoods are being trialled  in some cities, particularly London, with 4% of Londoners living in low traffic neighbourhoods implemented between March and September 2020. An article in the BMJ says to reduce motor traffic, we need to make driving less attractive and alternatives better — that is, mixing “sticks” and “carrots.”   Low traffic neighbourhoods do this by using […]

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