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.
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.
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
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
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.
Living streets have provided this information to make sure we are staying safe while walking
There are also loads of great green spaces across the county, Forestry England have provided this information regarding their open spaces.
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.
You can find lots of walking maps and routes within Leicester and Leicestershire using the link above.
You can view cycle routes and maps on the link above.
As children get ready to return to school after half term, help keep Leicestershire moving by walking, cycling or scooting if possible 🚴♂️🚶🛴. For tips on making your journey to school easier, visit crowd.in/yHhtff #backtoschool #activeleicestershire
Have you heard about our #Wheels2Work scheme? 🚴♀️🚴♂️ Just like Charlotte and Joshua here, you could hire an #ebike for just £45 per month, to help you get to work. You can also opt into the Loan to Own option. Find out more on our website: choosehowyoumove.co.uk/cycling/wheels…
'I was determined to make the change and commute to my new job by bike. I'm very happy to say being stuck in traffic and trying to find parking is now a thing of the past!' - Sarah M, Leicester Read the story of Sarah's @BetterPoints journey here: choosehowyoumove.betterpoints.uk/page/pop-up-la…
The active travel free bike check event planned for today at Welland Park in Market Harborough has unfortunately had to be cancelled. We're planning more events to support your sustainable travel, so please watch this space!