Contact & Activities

Participating city

Newbury, West Berkshire Council
145.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Transport Policy
Helen Hurst
Market Street
RG14 5LD Newbury
++44 1635 519677

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
We'll be encouraging more staff to walk to work. Staff will be able to log each walking commute and win a shoe voucher. Also during the week run a photo competition - 'what people saw as they walked to work'. On the 17th September staff walking to work will be eligible for a free breakfast and a separate prize for the person that walked the furthest.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers