De-Carbonising Transport Consultation

People in the UK need to shift from cars to public transport to address the challenge of climate change, the government says. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: "Public transport and active travel will be the natural first choice for our daily activities. "We will use our cars less and be able to rely on a convenient, cost-effective and coherent public transport network."  These comments were made in the foreword to the government’s De-Carbonising Transport setting the challenge which can be found at

CALL FOR PAPERS - dont forget to submit - Modeshift convention 2020 - Call for papers is open - closes April 30th

The 2020 Modeshift Convention will take place at the Athena Conference Centre in Leicester. Do you want to present to the nation's leading industry professionals?
Dates  Doors open from 09.30am November 5th and ends around 14.00 on November 6th

First Residential Development Achieves National STARS Accreditation

The Ribbans Park development in Ipswich has been recognised for the delivery of their Travel Plan with Modeshift STARS Bronze Accreditation, becoming the first in the Country to do so. When complete, the Bovis Homes residential development will house 227 dwellings and this has been supported by the implementation of a Residential Travel Plan, which aims to  reduce the impact of peak hour car journeys generated by the development and support the adoption of sustainable travel modes by residents.

Can I still cycle during the Covid-19 Coronavirus Lockdown?

Although people are now being told to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic, one form of exercise is allowed a day.

Decarbonising Transport

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Car Club and Bike Share Accreditation updates for 2020

Following CoMoUK's consultation at the start of the year on the accreditation criteria for car clubs and bike share click the links below to see the revised documents or visit the website for full accreditation details.  .

Updated Car Club Accreditation Criteria for 2020/21 
Updated Bike Share Accreditation Criteria for 2020/21

Full accreditation web page. 

Sustainable travel in cyberspace

Given the majority of children are no longer at school and the message is – ‘everyone who can, should stay at home’, social media is playing a leading role in helping people keep in touch with one another for their own physical and mental wellbeing.

What does the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak mean for cycling?

Cycling UK is advising the cancellation of all group rides and activities following the latest Government guidance and is urging everyone to follow best practice to minimise risk. However Cycling UK say that people should not avoid cycling altogether as it remains a great way to keep fit and active and is a good way to boost immunity.

Making journeys easier, smarter and greener with new technology

The government has launched a consultation to make journeys easier, smarter and greener through new technology as part of the Future of Transport regulatory review.  The review will consider how we make small changes to our everyday travel decisions and whether we could choose to walk, cycle, bus or one day scoot instead of take the car.


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