An electric bike hire scheme is being piloted by staff and students at the University of Worcester. The Woo Bikes scheme, which is a partnership between the university, Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Worcestershire County Council, Worcester City Council and technology firm Gtech, will be expanded to the rest of the city if it proves […]
Speed up sustainability! That was the clear message from the riders across the energy sector who joined us for the second Power Ride at the Redbridge Cycling Centre in London last week. A total of 26 riders rode just under 2,000km to raise money for the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS). We spoke to […]
Have a look at our Power Ride where we raced around a circuit all day raising money for good causes. In the end we managed to cycle 1,446km which is as far as London to Warsaw.
The UK economy has saved more than £1 million a day by cycling and walking. That’s the equivalent of more than £7 billion in total since the National Cycle Network was created 20 years ago, a new report claims. The savings have been made as a result of improved health and reduced congestion, pollution and greenhouse gas […]
An acting troupe has just won a round of green applause – for cycling 2,000 miles between theatres. Four performers in The HandleBards bagged the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award for their green tour. By cycling around Europe and the UK to perform Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ and ‘Macbeth’ rather than driving, it’s estimated […]
Campaigns to encourage parents to leave their cars at home for the school run in favour of low carbon alternatives such as cycling are to benefit from a £2 million fund. The Department for Transport is providing the extra cash for nine schemes to encourage more sustainable travel choices. They include a project to make […]
The Government has announced a £78.5 million fund to support sustainable transport schemes across England. Local authorities are being invited to bid for a slice of the cash – up to £1 million – from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund to support a range of travel measures. The projects are expected to reduce excess traffic […]