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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… 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… 3rd November 2021 Milton Keynes Car Club Milton Keynes Car Club Milton Keynes is ready to host a car club operated by Enterprise Car Club.  The car club provides vehicles that can be rented… First of Two Milton Keynes Community Charging Hubs Opens 25th October 2021 First of Two Milton Keynes Community Charging Hubs Opens Community Charging Hub Opens MK Council has opened one of two new planned electric car charging community hubs at Saxon Gate in Central Milton Keynes with rapid charging spots. The… 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,… 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… National Bike Week 28th May 2021 National Bike Week Get on your bike and join the rest of the country in a celebration of cycling for National Bike Week. Bike Week is delivered by Cycling UK . It is… 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… 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… 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… 14th February 2020 Innovations in EV charging Innovation trials will test new EV charging technologies     Milton Keynes is home to pioneering trails which will place the city at the forefront of developments in electric… 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. Grab a sidekick and start Liftsharing today 3rd October 2019 Grab a sidekick and start Liftsharing today Super Commuters helping relieve the stress of your commute. Milton Keynes Liftshare scheme is now available.  The scheme has been launched to support commuters with your journey, to help cut… Liftshare Week 2019 30th September 2019 Liftshare Week 2019 Imagine saving 50% on petrol or diesel every time you went to the pumps to fill up By sharing your journeys with a Liftshare partner, you can split the… 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… 29th August 2019 Bus & Rail Stations Milton Keynes Central Station MK Central has a range of public transport facilities including; Bus stops directly outside the station Cycle parking Lime bike hire Toilets on some platforms Taxi… 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,… 29th May 2019 Get Changed Unit Open Day Thinking about commuting by bike to CMK ? Come and have a look around the Get Changed Unit! Meet the MKC Cycling Team, take a look around and see how… 4th April 2019 About What is ‘Get Around MK’? Get Around MK has been developed by Milton Keynes Council to promote sustainable travel. We help people make smarter choices about how they travel around… National Walking Month 20th February 2019 National Walking Month Take to your feet this May for National Walking Month. Walking improves productivity, boosts happiness levels and reduces feelings of stress. Want to get your workplace walking more ? We… 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,… International Walk to School Month 3rd October 2018 International Walk to School Month Walk this Way Every October is International Walk to School Month – an opportunity for children to join hundreds of thousands of pupils across the globe celebrating the walk to… 3rd October 2018 Liftshare Week Liftshare Week 1-7 October 2018 What is Liftshare Week? It takes place every October across the UK and this year it’s taking place across 1st-7th October. Liftshare Week is all… 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,… 2nd February 2018 Love to Ride Love to Ride Milton Keynes. Be part of the International Cycling Campaign! Milton Keynes Council have partnered up with Love to Ride again for an action packed 2021 – 2022. Get on Board for the chance to win an iPhone8 22nd November 2017 Get on Board for the chance to win an iPhone8 “Zwitch” your car for the bus and get rewarded As well as an iPhone 8, there are lots of other fantastic prizes available including cinema tickets, shopping vouchers, MK Dons football… Autonomous PODs 17th October 2017 Autonomous PODs What are they? The pods are fully autonomous which means they don’t need a driver. The pods are four seater vehicles which can also accommodate a wheelchair. They are the first type… 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 Free EV parking Free parking for electric cars in Milton Keynes     Milton Keynes is the easiest place to park for electric car drivers with dedicated… 6th October 2017 Electric vehicles Milton Keynes: the best city for electric cars Milton Keynes is the best place to drive an electric vehicle with a range of programmes making it easier for… 6th October 2017 MK Move The ‘MK Move’ card offers a 1 day, 7 day and 28 day passes and also have a pay as you go purse, so you can load the card with… 14th September 2017 Get Walking Take your first steps to health and happiness Walking is one of the easiest forms of physical exercise – it is good for your health and wellbeing… 14th September 2017 Go electric Using smart technology to enhance sustainable transport Milton Keynes Council is a leading authority in working in partnership with new and innovative sustainable transport initiatives. Electric bus routes, driverless pods… Skyline charges ahead with electric taxis plan 17th July 2017 Skyline charges ahead with electric taxis plan Skyline Taxis, a taxi firm with bases in Milton Keynes and Northampton, has invested in a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) that are now in operation across MK. The growing…
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