Use your car less

Family walking on footpath

Family walking is a great habit for a healthier life

Cycling in the park

Cycling improves your physical and mental well-being

Health benefits of walking and cycling

Getting out into the fresh air walking or on your bike burns calories, gets your heart pumping and even works the abs. It can also lift your mood, put a smile on your face and improve your general health and wellbeing – can a car journey do all that?

cyclists on traffic free path

Travelling in an environment with no congestion or air pollution may seem like a far-fetched desire. However, it’s possible for us all to make changes to the way we travel and contribute to a cleaner, greener environment.

Cyclists commuting to work in the city

Cycle to work and arrive energised, alert and ready for the day – and you’ll be clocking up your recommended 2.5 hours’ of physical activity per week before your working day starts!

Public transport may not always be as affordable, reliable or efficient as we’d like it to be, but often, it can still provide a viable alternative to car travel.

A third of UK households own two or more cars or vans, and car numbers are increasing, so there’s a growing need to solve our traffic problem. Using car clubs and car-sharing schemes could provide part of the solution.