Tag Archives: Active Travel

Areas identified for further improvements to support Cycling and Walking in Somerset

More permanent measures are planned across Somerset to install further, more permanent schemes to cement cycling and walking habits. In a bid to secure the second tranche of funding from The Department for Transport’s £250m emergency active travel fund*, The Active Travel Group has worked together and taken onboard community feedback to identify opportunities for […]

Measures to support reopening of Somerset’s high streets  

Emergency measures to support the reopening of high streets in Somerset are being rolled out across the county. From Monday 15 June, lockdown restrictions are being relaxed with many non-essential retail businesses allowed to reopen. The Government advises the public to avoid using public transport where possible and instead opt for walking and cycling instead. […]

Bridgwater goes that extra ‘35,000’ miles

  People across Bridgwater have been using the BetterPoints app through The Bridgwater Way programme to travel more actively; earning rewards and enjoying the health benefits of walking and cycling. So popular has it been, that users have now racked up over 35,000 miles of activity since January by walking and cycling in the Bridgwater […]