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News: February 2010

25 February 2010: Motorists get up to £5,000 towards cost of an ultra-low carbon car

Pioneering motorists will receive up to £5,000 to buy an ultra-low carbon car, and the roll-out of supporting infrastructure will begin in selected regions, the Government announced today. ... Read on »

23 February 2010: NBTN Newletter - February 2010

Introduction Here, at last, is the latest edition of NBTN News! Many apologies for the time lapse between the last newsletter and this one - it’s been... Read on »

22 February 2010: Government outlines vision for an active England

The Government wants to see access to cycle training for every child, creating a generation of new, safe cyclists according to Transport Minister Sadiq Khan. This is one of the aims of the 'Act... Read on »

17 February 2010: Win £25k of cycling services from the new Cycling Star Alliance

The Cycling Star Alliance, a new group of best-of-brand suppliers is launching a competition to give away £25,000 of infrastructure and consultancy to two organisations that best demonstrat... Read on »

12 February 2010: February 2010 Newsletter: Introduction

Here, at last, is the latest edition of NBTN News! Many apologies for the time lapse between the last newsletter and this one - it’s been a busy time with transferring over to Business ... Read on »

12 February 2010: Cycle to Work Guarantee Scheme

Cycling to work is a great way for people to get, and stay, fit and healthy. For businesses, a healthier workforce means higher productivity, reduced absenteeism and improved punctuality. The Cyc... Read on »

12 February 2010: BITC/NBTN Workshops

Workshops on Sustainable Commuting and Business Travel: The Cycle to Work Guarantee A series of BITC / NBTN events are planned for this year with the first of these taking place during February ... Read on »

12 February 2010: Regional awards

APPLY NOW! BITC/NBTN Regional Awards for Excellence in Sustainable Travel - closing date 31 March 2010 Does your organisation have inspiring examples of innovation and action in the area of comm... Read on »

12 February 2010: BITC Health and Work Summit - 11 May 2010

BITC’s Health and Work Summit sponsored by NBTN and the Food and Drink Federation will take place on 11 May 2010 and NBTN members will be offered a discounted delegate rate. We are delighte... Read on »

12 February 2010: Public attitudes towards climate change

The Department for Transport published the ”Public attitudes towards climate change and the impact of transport: 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009” report with the aim to provide the latest i... Read on »

12 February 2010: Business attitudes to transport: knowledge review of the existing evidence

As part of wider goal to better understand and take account of the views of businesses, DfT commissioned a review of existing UK research evidence on private sector business attitudes to transpor... Read on »

12 February 2010: 25 September NBTN Members' Conference

View presentations and summaries here » Members bring ‘fresh’ ideas to develop NBTN Calls for m... Read on »

12 February 2010: 3 November event

East of England Travel Plan Forum The summaries and slides of the presentations delivered at the second East of England Travel Plan Forum on 3 November 2009 can Read on »

12 February 2010: NBTN Webcast

NBTN took its message to Hampshire in November 2009 as part of the county council’s Smart Commute Week, without even travelling there. The pioneering council has a reputation for “gr... Read on »

12 February 2010: 'Living Streets' Conference and Walk to Work Week

‘Living Streets’ are very active NBTN members and we’re great supporters of their work. The Living Streets Conference - Delivering the Active Travel Strategy: From Policy to Pra... Read on »

12 February 2010: Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership: Local Authority Engagement

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership brings together over 350 organisations from across the government, the automotive and fuel industries, the environmental sector, academia, road user groups and ot... Read on »

12 February 2010: Cycling Motorists

The Institute of Advanced Motorists may initially not seem the most logical organisation to offer cycling information and training. However IAM, following some very detailed research, has produce... Read on »

12 February 2010: Evans Cycles - Cycle to Work Guarantee Solutions

Many cycle retailers have been very supportive of the Cycle to Work Guarantee Scheme and Evans Cycles is one of these. Evans Cycles ‘Ride2Work’ scheme now offers a one-stop-shop imple... Read on »

12 February 2010: traintaxi

traintaxi™ is a practical tool to help business travellers take the train instead of the car, by overcoming one of the main obstacles: information about how to bridge “those final few m... Read on »

12 February 2010: Sustainable Routes

Up to £1000 available to South East businesses for smarter working Businesses with 5 to 250 employees in the Milton Keynes and Thames Valley area are being offered a new grant of up to &po... Read on »

12 February 2010: Delivering Travel Plans Through the Planning Process

MVA AND MOUCHEL TO DELIVER DfT TRAVEL PLAN SEMINARS Securing Travel Plans through the planning process is the most effective and efficient way of implementing travel plans. MVA and Mouchel will as... Read on »

12 February 2010: Forthcoming events

10 February - BITC / NBTN Sustainable Travel Workshop: Cycle to Work Guarantee Scheme, Birmingham 23 February 2010 - Read on »