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

First passenger trains at Stratford Parkway

Stratford Parkway aerial shotThe first London Midland passenger trains will be calling at the brand new Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway station on Sunday 19 May.

The £6.9 million construction project has been carried out on behalf of Warwickshire County Council by contractor Buckingham Group. The new station is a central part of Warwickshire County Council’s Stratford-upon-Avon Local Sustainable Transport Project, funded by the Department of Transport.

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Could you help Stratford residents “choose how they move”?

Could you be part of a top team of travel advisors tasked with encouraging the people of Stratford-upon-Avon to choose more sustainable and healthy ways to travel?

Warwickshire County Council is on the hunt for at least six temporary Travel Advisors for its new Stratford “Choose How You Move” project.

The travel advisors, who are being recruited through JMP Consultants, will be given the job of 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.

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More services & better information on the way as Stratford Parkway remains on track

Stratford Parkway Artists ImpressionCompletion of the new Stratford Parkway train station remains on track, with the station due to open in May, seven months ahead of schedule.

The opening of the station will mean enhanced rail services for passengers in Stratford-upon-Avon, with weekday trains running later into the evenings and increased frequency of the existing Saturday services. From December 2013, additional weekday services are also planned, including routes to Birmingham via Solihull.

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Stratford Parkway Station Launch – Video from Stratford TV

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The development of Stratford upon Avon’s new railway station Stratford Parkway is underway and Stratford TV will be covering it regularly. 
 
This first video covers the first ceremonial spade of mud, future plans for Stratford Town Station and the increased service promised alongside the new station.