Walking

Road Safety Week 22nd August 2023 Road Safety Week Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity. Brake, the road safety charity, founded Road Safety Week in 1997 as… 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… 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… International Walk to School Month 27th May 2021 International Walk to School Month Join thousands of children across the globe celebrating the benefits of walking to school. Pull on your autumn boots and give walking a go this month. A… 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… 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… 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… 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… 7 reasons why you should consider walking to work 2nd October 2019 7 reasons why you should consider walking to work We understand! Getting to work quickly and easily is the main aim of most workers. Reduce the stress, stay warm and dry, enjoy an extra 15 minutes in… World Car Free Day 25th February 2019 World Car Free Day Every year on 22 September, people from around the world get together in the streets, intersections, and neighbourhood blocks to celebrate Car Free Day. Let World Car Free Day be a… European Mobility Week 25th February 2019 European Mobility Week European Mobility Week runs from 16–22 September each year, providing towns and cities with an opportunity to test out sustainable transport alternatives. By encouraging individuals to choose sustainable transport modes such… Walk to School Week 25th February 2019 Walk to School Week #PowerUp for Walk to School Week  Walk to School Week is an annual five day walking challenge to celebrate the Walk to School, join us on 20th – 24th May!… National Walking Month 20th February 2019 National Walking Month Take to your feet this May for National Walking Month. Walking is one of the easiest ways to improve our health and stay connected to our community, helping us feel… Clean Air Day 20th February 2019 Clean Air Day Join Global Action Plan on 20th June and make a pledge to reduce the amount of air pollution you create. There are lots of simple things we can do to… 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,… 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… 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… 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… 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 The school run The benefits of walking with children Walking is a fantastic activity for you and your children.  It’s free, you can be spontaneous and it’s a great way to… 24th November 2017 Walk to work Walking is a great way to start the day – and did you know that you can get your weekly recommended dose of exercise by simply walking to work? It… 22nd November 2017 Where to walk A leisurely stroll Walking is a great way to explore the city – you can take in the sights in your own time, stop when you want and for as… 6th October 2017 Walking groups Find a walking group or buddy to walk with, make some new friends and explore MK with confidence No matter what your ability is or how old you are, there… 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…
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