We are here to help you choose the best way to get from A to B from your workplace for your everyday journeys. Choosing how you move has never been easier.

Walking

man leading woman down grassy hill

Check out these walks available within your local area, varying from short walks to easy rambles around the nearby countryside and waterways.

For more general information visit our walking pages.

Cycling

Check out the Choose How You Move cycle maps to identify all on and off-road cycle paths in your local area. 

You can also find out more about local cycle clubs and guided rides here.

For more general information visit our cycling pages.

Car share services

LiftShareis one of several FREE online services that matches you with a car share partner travelling a similar route. 

If you are car sharing, please ensure that you comply with all the current Covid safety guidelines. 

Local Bus Guides

Check out your local bus guide to find out about services routing through your area. Also, check out the Leicestershire Network Map, and the Greater Leicester bus map. 

Park and Ride

As well as buses, you can also use the Park and Ride facilities located at Meynells Gorse, Enderby and Birstall as a cheaper option to travel into the city centre, costing just £3 for a day ticket, with Saver tickets available for groups and regular visitors

Electric Vehicles

The government has recently announced a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030. 

Thinking of getting ahead of the game? Find out more about government grants available for people wanting to purchase an electric vehicle and home charging points. The online Zap Mapis a great way to find out all the publicly available electric vehicle charging points.

Train Travel

Travelling further afield? Have you considered getting the train? Leicester railway station is a regional hub and provides connection to local station such as South Wigston, Narborough and Syston as well as major UK cities such as London, Nottingham and Sheffield. 

Find train times and ticket information on the National Rail website.

Cycling Courses

The Council also runs reduced cost cycle courses and cycle maintenance courses for local residents. These are a great way of building confidence if you haven’t cycled recently. 

Journey Planner

Check out the Choose How You Move journey planner to work out how long it will take to walk / cycle the journey instead. The journey planner will also show you the best route and calculate how many calories you’ll burn!   

Betterpoints

Someone using the Betterpoints Application on a smart phone

You can also download the Better Points App  to earn rewards for walking and cycling within Leicestershire and Leicester City. 

Tips for Smarter driving

Cars can be expensive to run but with a little bit of thought there are plenty of ways you can cut costs and save money. The average driver spends about £1,200 each year on fuel. Following these simple eco driving tips in could save you up to £350 each year. Saving fuel, money and the environment!

 

Events

Looking for more information or inspiration to get out and get active? Keep checking our events calendar to find fun activities in your area!

Contact details


Choose How You Move

choosehowyoumove@leics.gov.uk

01163057233