Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Bath
88.859 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment and Design
Georgi Tyler
Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath
++44 1225 477594

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Bathscape Walking Festival - a mix of circular walks and trails in rural and urban Bath, including walks with a flat terrain and city streets
17 September
Bathscape Walking Festival - a variety of walks aimed at multiple age groups and abilities, focusing on nature and health & well being.
18 September
Bathscape Walking Festival - a variety of walks aimed at multiple age groups and abilities, focusing on nature and health & well being, with some shorter and easier walks also available
19 September
Bathscape Walking Festival - a mixture of nature walks, some with challenging and others of which have firm surfaced paths.
20 September
Bathscape Walking Festival - a variety of walks aimed at multiple age groups and abilities, some with challenging and others of which have firm surfaced paths.
21 September
Car Free Weekend - Love Milsom Street
Bathscape walking festival - a huge range of walks on this day covering multiple themes, with walks for all ages and abilities
22 September
Car Free Weekend - Love Milsom Street
Bathscape walking festival - the Julian House Circuit of Bath (promoted as part of the Bathscape walking festival) is an all inclusive walk as you choose the distance you can cover, 2-20 miles, and there are a variety of terrains which can suit different walkers of different age and abilities.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Milsom Street
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: 1) Contributions from BANES and WECA in order to retain bus services 2) Retrofitting a number of buses to reduce the amount of Nitrogen Dioxide and other harmful pollutants 3) Actively encouraging bus
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Other: Pedestrian countdown timers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Other: Discount permits for zero emission vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places