Participating towns and cities

United KingdomBedford, United Kingdom

158.000 inhabitants
Highways & Transport
Patrick Lingwood
Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford
MK429AP Bedford
(++44) 1234 276 328
Bedford already registered 4x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2014 2012 2011 2010

Participation 2011

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Bedford organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2011, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
EMW Roadshows arranged for Bedford Midland Station, Greyfriars Bus Station, Bedford College, and Bedford South wing Hospital.

Town Centre Market Stall to further promote EMW to the public, with free Dr. Bike.

Sustaianble Transport Competition where the public can provide feedback on their journey on 22nd September. Responses collected via Council Twitter / weblink and prizes awarded for each mode of travel.

Free Rickshaw pedicab seervice across the Town Centre on Saturday 17th September, to determine if there is a demand for thia alternative transport.

Commuter Challenge, where pedal cycle, motor cysle, bus and car "race" to the Town Centre on a common route. Challenge intended to be undertaken by Councillors / BBC staff. As in 2010, event will be undertaken simutaneously by outr twin town, Bamberg, in Germany.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Bedford implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.