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Bikeplus announces the second UK Bike Share Conference, booking now live!

Wednesday 27th- Thursday 28th September 2017. Booking now live! We will be in the heart of Manchester City Centre for the two days. This sporting and cultural capital of the UK is the setting for the industry to come together as Transport for Greater Manchester is in the process of trialling bike share solutions. The event is supported by:   Read more »»

Published 6/6/17

Enterprise Partner Virgin To Create Door to Door Service

Enterprise Car Club, in partnership with Virgin Trains East Coast Trains, is expanding to locate vehicles at four train stations – Wakefield, Durham, Peterborough and Doncaster, (with plans to extend this to other stations along the line in the near future). Claire Moran, who is an   Read more »»

Published 5/6/17

‘Mobility techs must serve public needs’ writes Martin Higgitt

Central government and transport authorities need to do more to engage with the private sector to ensure that Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is truly customer-based, says Martin Higgitt, Market Director Sustainable Travel and Transport at transport planning consultancy Systra. “I sense at the moment   Read more »»

Published 23/5/17

Bike Share Survey 2017


Bikeplus has launched the 2017 Bike Share User Survey for members and casual users of UK schemes. The results will help us to understand how people are using bike share and its societal impact. It follows the first ever national research in to bike share supported by   Read more »»

Published 10/5/17

Staff changes

A reduction in funding this year following the end of our two large DfT-funded programmes means that Carplus Bikeplus has had to contract in size. We are very sad to be losing our Communications Manager, Beate Kubitz in the process. There are also other staff   Read more »»

Published 9/5/17

Blackwood Housing Association acquire electric car club car to reduce transport emissions

Blackwood Housing Association in Stirling have recently acquired an E-car club electric car at their Broom Court development to provide an eco-friendly car for their staff. E-car club operates in Stirling offering the community and local businesses access to low carbon vehicles as and when   Read more »»

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City profile: How Glasgow is to double its bike share to capture broader cyclist demographic


Glasgow City Council has an ambitious vision to create “a vibrant cycling city where cycling is accessible, safe and attractive to all,” according to Glasgow’s Strategic Plan 2016-2025. Promotion of cycling is therefore at the heart of the city’s agenda. The Council has invested £15   Read more »»

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Bike share sector signs up for UK quality standard


Bikeplus, the UK national bike sharing organisation, today published its quality assurance criteria. Bike share in the UK is evolving rapidly with established schemes in 17 towns and cities. Further schemes are in development and new operators are aiming to enter the market in the   Read more »»

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Car clubs in Scotland are changing the way people travel

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New Carplus Annual Survey report shows strong growth in Scottish car club membership, driving the cleanest, greenest vehicles in the UK Over 11,000 people in Scotland share 332 cars – and their behaviour has a positive impact on air quality and their carbon footprint as   Read more »»

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LTT Comment: Are changes in how we travel bound to reduce social mixing?

What makes a great place?

Mobility matters 3rd March 2017 Alistair Kirkbride writes in Local Transport Today Mobility matters 3rd March 2017 Life used to be simple in the transport world. People generally owned cars, used public transport or walked and cycled. OK, I am guilty of opening with what   Read more »»

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