Cycling

Milton Keynes Magical Mystery Tour 18th July 2023 Milton Keynes Magical Mystery Tour A year in the life of Milton Keynes City Inspired by his love of discovering Milton Keynes by bicycle Thomas Gray and Grid Arts have created a short film that… Get Around Rewards 17th March 2023 Get Around Rewards Can you make changes to the way you Get Around MK? (BetterPoints scheme now closed) The Get Around rewards challenge ends on 31 October 2023, but you can redeem your… Top Tips for cycling in awesome Autumn! 30th September 2022 Top Tips for cycling in awesome Autumn! After the hazy days of Summer, the mornings may be darker, the weather may be cooler and the rain maybe falling, but there are lots of reasons to continue cycling… 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… Bikeability – Learn to Ride 20th July 2021 Bikeability – Learn to Ride Just an hour of one to one tuition should be enough to put many of you on your way to a world of two-wheeled exploration! Every year around 100 people,… Adult / Family Bikeability Level 2 Cycle Training 3rd June 2021 Adult / Family Bikeability Level 2 Cycle Training Cycle training to develop riders’ skills, confidence and enjoyment! Our family cycle training is a great way to have a family day out whilst learning new skills.  Whether you are… 1st June 2021 Apply for school travel grants School Travel Grants  (We are now closed to new applications) Schools are able to apply for a ‘Travel Grants’ to… 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… 27th May 2021 Cycle training for Schools What can Bikeability do for your school? Cycling is a great way for children to travel to school, get some exercise and start the day fresh faced and motivated. Take… 27th May 2021 Training courses Cycle training courses and activities in MK Each of our courses has a series of progressive outcomes which can be used in training to take the complete beginner all the way to… Skills training 26th May 2021 Skills training Cycling skills and training courses In Milton Keynes we offer a range of cycle training courses to help you improve your cycling skills and boost your confidence, no matter what… 26th May 2021 Where to ride Hundreds of miles of Redways and Leisure Routes to explore Milton Keynes has one of the best cycling networks in the UK, known as the Redways, as well as… 26th May 2021 Super Redways The Redway Super Routes – a commuter network The Redway Super Routes network consists of 13 existing continuous corridors of Redways which align closely to the grid roads. They are… 26th May 2021 Redways Milton Keynes has over 200 miles of shared-use paths, known as Redways. The traffic-free network covers most of the city estates with some Redways extending out to connect… 26th May 2021 Cycle facilities Cycle facilities to help get you cycling There is a wide range of cycle parking dotted around Milton Keynes and the local area as well as public tool stations and commuter… 2nd May 2021 Cycle Training for Adults & Families Training continues outside of school Our Bikeability and Bikeability Plus training courses are for everyone. A variety of courses take place throughout the year for adults and / or families… 12th March 2021 Travel Grants Applications are closed 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… 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… Cycle parking for your workplace 22nd January 2021 Cycle parking for your workplace Ride your way to becoming a Cycle Friendly Employer (We are now closed to new applications) Throughout the pandemic, cycling has been a favoured mode of travel, helping key workers… 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… E-cargo bikes transform community deliveries 14th August 2020 E-cargo bikes transform community deliveries E-cargo bikes are transforming the way that local food redistribution service, Food Connect, are making deliveries across Milton Keynes. E-cargo bikes: the future of urban deliveries. Trail blaze MK’s cultural routes this summer 21st July 2020 Trail blaze MK’s cultural routes this summer Take on the Grand Tour! With new routines for a lot of people, there’s never been a better time to explore Milton Keynes over the summer months, whether it’s for… 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! Applications have now closed! We have an exciting competition running for all infant, junior and primary school students in Milton Keynes! What do you have to do… Bike to School Week rolls through the UK 29th August 2019 Bike to School Week rolls through the UK Schools across the UK are being invited to take part in Bike to School Week During 23 – 27 September, the Get Smarter Travel MK team is inviting schools in… Free yourself from the gym, cycle to work 13th August 2019 Free yourself from the gym, cycle to work Do you pay for gym membership? Be honest with yourself, how often do you go? A recent poll discovered that 11% of gym members don’t use their membership and… Rise in cycling could prevent 34,000 life-threatening illnesses 30th January 2019 Rise in cycling could prevent 34,000 life-threatening illnesses The NHS will save £319m if cycling doubles in seven UK cities every eight years by 2040, according a new report from Sustrans. The charity calculates that 34,000 life-threatening illnesses… 30th January 2019 Halfords support for Bikeability 2018 – 2021 Halfords – the official cycling retail partner of Bikeability Halfords funding has supported the creation of a Bikeability Participants’ Hub – to encourage family cycling post Bikeability training by offering incentives,… 5th January 2019 NICE Prioritise active travel over vehicles Physical inactivity is responsible for one in six deaths and is believed to cost the UK £7.4 billion each year, including £900 million to the NHS. Active travel including pedestrians,… #WinterWheelers 26th November 2018 #WinterWheelers Win for riding with Winter Wheelers! During December there will be daily giveaways of practical winter cycling gear from leading innovative brands Proviz, Beryl, Torch and… 31st August 2018 Back to School Back to School Resolutions It’s nearly the end of the 6 week Summer holidays and time to head Back to School. Put your best foot forward this year and set… 16th August 2018 Remember, Remember…It’s Cycle September! Are you ready for a challenge? To help unlock the many benefits of the bicycle in Milton Keynes, we have teamed up with Love to Ride to run a fun,… Pedalling Culture launch 19th April 2018 Pedalling Culture launch Pedalling Culture project launches in glorious sunshine at Bletchley Park The new Pedalling Culture project’s launch event saw six bespoke electric cars unveiled for the first time. Commissioned for the… 19th March 2018 Cycle to work Start your day with a cycle commute Cycling to work has been proven to have a variety of benefits to individuals and the local community as well as having positive impacts on… 5th March 2018 Getting schools active Why not get your whole school active with a challenge Your school can take part in various active travel challenges throughout the year, check out the following challenges that happen annually which you… 5th March 2018 Modeshift STARS Modeshift STARS programme Modeshift STARS is the national schools awards scheme that has been established to recognise schools that have demonstrated excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of… 2nd February 2018 Love to Ride Love to Ride. Be part of the International Cycling Campaign! Using different themes, Love to Ride encourage people to get out on their bikes, whatever the weather and wherever you… 17th October 2017 Cycling with children Cycling needs to be encouraged because it’s green, healthy and fun and it helps children to become independent. However, it is important for young children to learn how to stay… 6th October 2017 Advice & Safety Cycling is a fun family activity – helping you and your children ride together more. Cycling is great for children – it’s healthy, fast and fun and gives them the… 14th September 2017 Get Cycling Discover Cycling in Milton Keynes Milton Keynes has a huge network of redways, super routes, leisure routes and places to ride. Make up your own route or… Get to Work cycle project 14th May 2016 Get to Work cycle project Get to Work cycle scheme provides the unemployed with subsidised annual subscriptions to the Santander Cycles MK bike hire plus other cycling related training opportunities The Get to Work scheme will run…
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