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Author: Rachel Maile

BetterPoints to help reduce congestion in Leamington Spa

We’re delighted to announce that we’re going to be working in partnership with Warwick District Council to motivate and encourage local residents to travel actively.

Spring into action: a workplace challenge in Norfolk

The start of May today sees the launch of the Spring Into Action Workplace Challenge in Norfolk.

BikeSmart Reading: an award-winning success

Reading Borough Council (RBC) wanted to ‘substantially reduce use of conventionally fuelled vehicles through reward rather than punishment’. They also wanted to triple the number of people cycling in Reading. They asked BetterPoints to help and the resulting programme won a Pride of Reading 2017 award and the 2017 Healthy Streets Award for Modal Shift.…
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Motivating Active School Travel in Leicester

In the last couple of months of 2018 we worked with Montrose Primary School to encourage and incentivise families to leave the car at home. The programme aimed to encourage more families to walk, scoot or cycle to school using fun gamification features and rewards.

Moving people from Inactive to Active in Hampshire

In early 2018 we launched a 12-week small-scale, targeted intervention with inactive Gosport & Havant residents. The purpose of this was to investigate the effect of increasing rewards and message frequency – do more frequent messages and higher rewards provide more motivation for the most inactive?

We’ll be at Walk21 in Rotterdam in October

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ll be taking part in this important and prestigious conference. The City of Rotterdam will be hosting 20th International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in partnership with Walk21 in October 2019

From inactive to active thanks to BetterPoints and Pushing Ahead Norfolk

Claire, who lives in Norfolk, used to be inactive but since using the BetterPoints app that has all changed and she is active every day!

Join us at Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities in Edinburgh

We’ll be heading north of the border in June for the 11th annual Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities Conference – commonly known as the National Active Travel Conference. This popular event returns to Edinburgh on 12 June 2019 and will focus on ensuring active travel is for all.  Chris Bristow, BetterPoints COO and international programmes lead,…
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BetterPoints to work with Healthwatch Tower Hamlets

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be partnering with Healthwatch Tower Hamlets to motivate and reward young people using the BetterPoints app and reward system. One of London’s most diverse boroughs with significant levels of poverty and child poverty, Tower Hamlets covers much of the East End of London and has a population or around…
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‘BetterPoints has helped me get back to cycling regularly’

Rosemin, who lives in South London had stopped cycling after an accident. BetterPoints provided the perfect motivation to her get back on the bike and encourage others to cycle too.