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Category: Travel & transport

Getting people out of cars is key to meeting net zero, says new report

A new report from the thinktank Green Alliance highlights the need for more to be done at a national level to curb demand for transport

Workplaces are Wrapping Up and Getting Out in Norfolk!

As part of Pushing Ahead Norfolk we’ve launched a new winter workplace challenge to help motivate people to stay active. In the first few days alone, over 500 people from over 70 different workplaces have jumped on board.

BetterPoints moves into Scandinavia with sustainable travel incentive schemes in Norway and Sweden

The towns of Gjøvik in Norway and Kalmar in Sweden are using BetterPoints’ unique blend of behaviour change incentivisation and gamification to motivate local people to travel more actively and sustainably and help improve air quality. Norway and Sweden are already ahead of the game when it comes to sustainable travel policy and infrastructure. With BetterPoints’…
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Over 1,000 Sheffield University Staff and Students join the BetterPoints challenge in just three weeks!

Sheffield University and SU are teaming up and working with BetterPoints to encourage green travel choices. Over 1,000 people have signed up in the first three weeks.

Hundreds in Leamington Spa encouraged to improve air quality by changing the way they travel

BetterPoints was commissioned by Warwick District Council to help them motivate and encourage local residents to travel actively and to use their ‘Park and Stride’ car parks rather than city centre parking. The four-month pilot scheme, which ended on 31 October, used the BetterPoints platform to encourage people travelling to the town centre to ditch their…
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Ansons Consulting and BetterPoints bring transport behaviour change tech to Scotland

Falkirk Council is leading the way in changing transport attitudes by selecting an innovative business engagement solution, provided though a new partnership between transport consultancy Ansons Consulting and behaviour change technology company BetterPoints. The collaboration will give businesses the tools to encourage staff to choose sustainable travel over car use, thereby reducing parking requirements and…
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Most UK areas still breach pollution limits, report says

The UK Government has this week published the latest air pollution data. The figures show that very little progress has been made towards meeting the EU’s legal limits of NO2 with 36 out of 43 local authority areas still having illegal levels, according to analysis published by ClientEarth. The figures, published under the EU Ambient…
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The Autumn Transport Conference season is kicking off and we’ll be at the heart of it!

The autumn conference season is almost upon us and we’re pleased to say we’ll be at a number of events over the next few weeks.  Firstly, we’ll be attending Walk 21 in Rotterdam, which runs 7-10 October. Walk 21 is the international charity dedicated to ensuring the right to walk and opportunity to enjoy it…
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European Mobility Week 2019

European Mobility Week 2019 kicked off on Monday 16 September. Since 2002, the campaign has sought to improve public health and quality of life through promoting clean mobility and sustainable urban transport. Across Europe, towns and cities will give people the chance to explore the role of city streets and to experiment with practical solutions…
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Leicester joins list of cities considering workplace parking levies

Businesses in Leicester could soon be charged a levy for providing employees with parking spaces. Leicester City Council wants to introduce the levy to help fund transport improvements, reduce congestion and improve air quality, and will consult on proposals over the next eighteen months. Leicester faces ‘real challenges’, said Deputy city mayor Cllr Adam Clarke.…
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