Stratford residents: We can help you “choose how you move”!

Choose How You Move logoA team of Travel Advisors will be out and about in Stratford-upon-Avon over the next few weeks, helping people make the right travel choices to save them money, time and help keep active.

The Travel Advisors are part of Warwickshire County Council’s “Choose How You Move” initiative, which is all about encouraging people to choose more sustainable and healthy ways to travel.

They will be motivating Stratford residents to re-evaluate their travel choices, focusing their efforts on areas of the town that have the highest car usage and are home to those that tend to have the longest commute to work. Read more of this post

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After the Olympics gold rush: Cycling tops national average in Stratford district

bikeWarwickshire County Council has welcomed the latest results from Sport England’s Active People survey, which have revealed that the number of regular cyclists in Stratford-on-Avon district is above the national average.

It follows a year of success which not only saw extraordinary Olympic cycling achievements at London 2012, but also Britain’s first Tour de France winner.

The Sport England results show that 4,800 people (5% of the adult population) in Stratford district are cycling at least once a week, beating the national average of 4.5%. Read more of this post