Active travel to work

men on bikes

Removing transport barriers for jobseekers in Derby

In 2012, Derby City Council were awarded a grant of £4.9 million by the Department of Transport through the Local Sustainable Transport Fund - £1.85 million in capital funding and £3.1 million for revenue projects.

Unilever employees posing with bikes

Unilever in Leeds has been working with Sustrans to get more staff actively commuting to work. Petra Smith, Quality and Innovation Manager, sees the benefits of active travel to both staff and the business.

three women with their bikes

Sustrans worked over a three year period with Cobalt Business Park in the North East of England to remove the barriers to sustainable commuting, reduce congestion and increase workplace health and productivity.

man on bike

The Edinburgh Fringe Society got 100% of their employees involved in the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Together they clocked up 1,974 active and sustainable journeys.

photo of DVLA building and cycle parking shelter

The DVLA aims to remove any barriers that could prevent people from cycling as a travel option and improve the physical facilities in place to support cycle commuters.