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Get Around Rewards 17th March 2022 Get Around Rewards Can you make changes to the way you Get Around MK? The Get Around MK team at Milton Keynes Council is launching an exciting programme to inspire… Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Points Update 28th February 2022 Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Points Update Coming soon near you! New Connected Kerb electric vehicle charging points are being installed in the areas of Wolverton, Stony Stratford, Newport Pagnell, Bletchley and Olney. In parallel, the Traffic… Hundreds of residential electric vehicle charging points to be installed in Milton Keynes 8th February 2022 Hundreds of residential electric vehicle charging points to be installed in Milton Keynes Work starts this month to install electric vehicle charging points on streets in older residential areas of Milton Keynes after MK Council secured a £1.1m grant. As part of the… char.gy conducts the very first successful trial of public EV inductive charging 15th December 2021 char.gy conducts the very first successful trial of public EV inductive charging Cable-free residential charging trial adds a second pathway to char.gy’s existing lamp post technology to provide new solutions for urban EV owners lacking off-street parking With 50% of the UK’s… Milton Keynes Council leases first e-cargo bike 3rd August 2021 Milton Keynes Council leases first e-cargo bike MK Council leases first e-cargo bike to Olney entrepreneur and start-up Milton Keynes Council has leased its first fully electric e-cargo bike to a female entrepreneur who launched an online… Get Around MK transport app launched 3rd August 2021 Get Around MK transport app launched New transport smartphone app launched for Milton Keynes A new smartphone app has been launched by MK Council to help local people and visitors make quick, clean and green transport… 1st June 2021 Apply for school travel grants School Travel Grants  Applications are now open!  Schools are able to apply for a ‘Travel Grants’ to help implement measures… 27th May 2021 E-cargo bikes E-cargo bikes are available to lease to businesses in Milton Keynes E-cargo bikes have hit the streets of Milton Keynes as part of a new initiative to reduce congestion… 27th May 2021 Access to bikes No bike?  No problem! Milton Keynes Council are serious about cycling. We want to increase the number of people who ride bikes for work and leisure. The fact that not… 12th March 2021 Travel Grants Applications are open Your workplace can apply for a ‘Sustainable Travel Grant’ to help implement measures that increase travel to your organisation by active and sustainable modes. The grants are… Community Charging Hub and Car Club 8th March 2021 Community Charging Hub and Car Club Coming Soon Spring 2021 will see the creation of two new electric vehicle community charging hubs in Milton Keynes. These new hubs are part of the Milton Keynes Go Ultra… 8th March 2021 Cycle Parking Ride It, Lock It, Love It! (We are now closed to new applications) Milton Keynes Council are offering free cycle parking for businesses. Throughout the pandemic, cycling has been a… Travel Grants for MK Business 1st February 2021 Travel Grants for MK Business Grants available to support Green Recovery at MK workplaces Sadly, the Covid-19 crisis has placed unprecedented demands on everyone and has affected all aspects of our lives during this time… Cycle parking for your workplace 22nd January 2021 Cycle parking for your workplace Ride your way to becoming a Cycle Friendly Employer Throughout the pandemic, cycling has been a favoured mode of travel, helping key workers to commute safely, a pastime for the… 18th January 2021 MK Connect MK Connect: demand-responsive transport in Milton Keynes MK Connect is an accessible, innovative public transport option for residents who aren’t served by a bus route, or when other choices like… Learn Cycling Superpowers 19th October 2020 Learn Cycling Superpowers Don’t miss out on gaining urban cycling skills We ran an Urban Cycling Skills webinar last Tuesday in partnership with Love to Ride, if you missed it first time around… Let’s make the return to work a green one 10th September 2020 Let’s make the return to work a green one The road to a ‘green’ recovery From this month we see more of Milton Keynes restart –  schools return and with the Furlough scheme to end in October and Government… 10 reasons why an E-cargo bike could be great for your business 1st September 2020 10 reasons why an E-cargo bike could be great for your business E-cargo bikes: the future of urban deliveries With the recent spike in home deliveries putting a strain on our already congested roads, businesses are looking for more convenient and sustainable… 18th August 2020 E-scooter trials Electric scooters in Milton Keynes Milton Keynes Council has wheeled out a trial of E-scooters as part of an innovative national scheme, working with Lime,… #RestartMK – Return to Work 18th June 2020 #RestartMK – Return to Work A flexible and active approach to planning your workforce’s post lockdown commute. Whilst many workplaces have been working remotely during restrictions, now lockdown is slowly being eased, organisations may face… Santander Cycles MK Relaunches 5th June 2020 Santander Cycles MK Relaunches Choose cycling for transport and exercise. We are excited to share the news that starting from Monday June 8th 2020, Santander Cycles MK scheme will be… Electric cargo bikes coming to Milton Keynes 4th June 2020 Electric cargo bikes coming to Milton Keynes An efficient, low-cost, clean 21st century last mile solution Milton Keynes Council is introducing 21 eCargo bikes to its vehicle fleet to help make council business travel more sustainable. The… 18th May 2020 March into May Competition March into May! We have an exciting competition running for all infant, junior and primary school students in Milton Keynes! What do you have to do Using the footprint template… 31st January 2020 Top Up Locations Find your top up location Top up posts are available at The Point and Central Station Milton Keynes. You can also use the Swift app on your smartphone. Get your team to MK the Move to the bus 8th October 2019 Get your team to MK the Move to the bus With an increasing focus on the environment and global warming, many businesses are making the move towards creating green travel plans. As a part of a Modeshift Stars travel plan,… Why you should use Modeshift STARS for your travel plan 2nd October 2019 Why you should use Modeshift STARS for your travel plan Having a happy and healthy workforce is the key to the success of any business. One of the easiest ways of improving staff health and morale is to… Embracing flexible working to improve your green credentials 2nd October 2019 Embracing flexible working to improve your green credentials In the last ten years, technology has undoubtedly changed the way we work. Remote and agile working are increasingly becoming buzzwords across business. Flexible working has been shown… How to enhance your Green Credentials 25th August 2019 How to enhance your Green Credentials Whether you are a small business or a large multi-site company it’s a good idea to create and implement a travel plan for your company. With a limited outlay,… 4 reasons to get your team on 2 wheels 13th August 2019 4 reasons to get your team on 2 wheels You’ve considered all the positive impacts of a cycle-friendly workforce on your business, now what do you do?   Make cycling attractive Make it easier for your… Car Sharing; Encourage your workforce to share their commute 13th August 2019 Car Sharing; Encourage your workforce to share their commute In recent years a number of large UK businesses, including Tesco and Land Rover, have begun encouraging their staff to consider car sharing as a preferred transport option. Car… Benefits of being a cycle friendly employer 13th August 2019 Benefits of being a cycle friendly employer Have you ever considered how your team commute to work and whether that commute affects your business? Encouraging your staff to change up the way they travel to work… Why is it important for your staff to take a lunchbreak? 13th August 2019 Why is it important for your staff to take a lunchbreak? According to Totaljobs over half of UK employees don’t take a full lunchbreak. Their research found that over two thirds of respondents said that their reason was that they…
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