Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Dorset
404.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Laura Russ
County Hall
DT1 1XJ Dorset
++44 01305 225085

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
In partnership with Sustrans:

Bike Polite Launch and Rodwell Trail Clean-up (Weymouth)
Active Travel Promotion (Portland)
Active Travel Promotion (Littlemoor)
Connect2 Day (Weymouth)
Marsh Cycle Route Launch (Weymouth)
Bike It Launch (Weymouth)
Adult Cycle Training (Weymouth)
“Dorset Flexicars” Launch (Dorchester)
First Bus Corporate Travel Club Launch (Dorchester)
IN TOWN WITHOUT MY CAR DAY - Commuter Challenge (Weymouth)
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
  • 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)
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
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
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas