UK drivers spend 178 hours a year in traffic, costing nearly £8 billion a year.* This looks set to increase, with an extra 444,000 people living, working and studying in the West Midlands by 2043 and demand for travel increasing by 22%.
We can keep your business moving and help you adapt to these growing demands. We provide free travel support, advice and resources to enable businesses and commuters in the West Midlands to keep moving.
The Travel Choices Team's aims are to:
- Provide options that reduce the need to travel at all
- Actively promote sustainable travel options
- Provide people with better information about their travel options
- Make improvements to transport services to meet people's needs
To find out more about how we can support you and your business, please contact the Travel Choices Team:
*Data from INTRIX 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard.
Coronavirus Advice for Busineses
The coronavirus pandemic has created many challenges for businesses across the region but as the lockdown measures begin to ease, we have some great advice for helping you get your business back to work.
The highlights include:
- Working from home and flexible working practices
- Walking and cycling support
- Keyworker travel
- Journey planning
- Plus much more
Read our latest business guidance.
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Discounted travel to encourage employees to use public transport.
Free resources to help encourage sustainable travel at your business
Workplace Cycling Top 10 Tips
Create a cycling culture where you work with these top 10 tips.
Planned Disruption Travel Support
If your business is being affected by planned disruptions our business team can help.
Advice for businesses that are relocating
Thinking of relocating your business into the West Midlands? Make the most of our travel experience.
Places to Ride
British Cycling is working closely with Sport England to develop a national network of new cycling facilities which meets local demand, making use of a £15 million investment programme called Places to Ride.
Funding is available to any organisation that is developing cycling activity in their community.