How Central Bedfordshire Council used bike repair stations to promote active travel
In this blog post Jonathan Oldaker from Modeshift Partner Turvec shares how with their help Central Bedfordshire Council used bike repair stations to promote active travel.
At the beginning of the year, we were working with Central Bedfordshire Council to finalise the installation of twenty bike repair station units.
The finished project formed a crucial part of the council’s strategy to get more people engaged with active travel.
Bike repair stations can be used to help support more cycling journeys by providing essential roadside support for punctures, loose bolts, and all manner of bicycle problems which can stop you pedalling.
For councils like Central Bedfordshire, rolling out bike repair station units in public locations can work toward LCWIPs (local cycling and walking infrastructure plans), helping to promote and facilitate cycling.
We spoke to Tom Price, Senior Sustainable Transport Officer at Central Bedfordshire Council to find out more about their roll out of the bike repair stations.
Continue reading the full post on Turvec’s website.