COVID-19: Active Travel Toolbox

Now more than ever the government are urging us to walk and cycle whether it is to work, to the shops or for daily exercise the Choose How you Move Team are here to support you.

Check out our 10 active travel toolbox hints and tips below for how to kick start or refresh your cycling skills, from safety to bike maintenance and local walking and cycling maps for your area.

If you have an old bike gathering dust at home, you can apply for a £50 voucher to get it repaired Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme: apply for a voucher

We are here to help, email us at Choose How you Move if you need further assistance or guidance.

 

#1

Government advice 

For the latest government advice on walking and cycling during the current restrictions check here

Public spaces, outdoor activities & exercise 

Safer travel guidance 

#2

Get Started Cycling Basics

If you are unsure where to start or looking to get back on your bike then this link should help you with some of the questions you may have.

 

#3

Tips and Hints

HSBC have teamed up with British cycling to provide you with tips and hints, to get you and your family back on your bikes and outdoors

 

#4

Supporting your child from a balance bike to cycling a bike with pedals

British Cycling have a ready, set ride programme with detailed guidance on how to support children from a balance bike to cycling a bike with pedals

 

 

#5

14 handy tips to make your cycle to work a success

This may be the time for you to try cycling as part of your commute, if so then there are 14 handy tips here to make sure your first cycle to work is a success.

 

#6

Staying safe whilst walking

Living streets have provided this information to make sure we are staying safe while walking

 

#7

Open spaces across the Country

There are also loads of great green spaces across the county, Forestry England have provided this information regarding their open spaces.

 

#8

Journey Planner

Want to walk/cycle to your destination but not sure what route to take? Plan your route using the Choose How You Move journey planner.

 

#9

Walking maps

You can find lots of walking maps and routes within Leicester and Leicestershire using the link above. 

#10

Cycling maps

You can view cycle routes and maps on the link above. 

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