September means one thing – School’s Back!

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, child minder or driver, it’s important that you take extra care on the roads this September and encourage your children to do the same. It’s a well-known fact that the start and end of the school day brings an increase in traffic and congestion around schools. The ‘school run’ is … Continue reading September means one thing – School’s Back!

Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships Education Pack

Calling all teachers! A new Education Pack is now available for the World Road Racing Championships The Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships Education Pack is a free, curriculum-linked resource which has been produced by the race organisers in partnership with EdComs to inspire primary and secondary students to get involved in the action and … Continue reading Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships Education Pack

Changing how we travel to school

In July 2018 Leeds City Council started the ongoing two year Air Quality School Programme. This programme aims to help raise air quality issues outside 30 schools in Leeds whilst promoting sustainable travel to school

Influencing Travel Behaviour Summer 19 Newsletter for Schools

Issue 1 - Spring 2019 The Influencing Travel Behaviour Team (ITB) provides road safety  education and training to pupils, promotes sustainable travel and also helps schools to develop and implement their travel plans. Whats have we been up to in Leeds? Bike Friendly School Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is the first secondary school in West Yorkshire … Continue reading Influencing Travel Behaviour Summer 19 Newsletter for Schools

New fund announced to help Leeds organisations support sustainable travel

Leeds City Council has launched a £150,000 fund to help employers in Leeds support sustainable travel and reduce emissions. The scheme will help tackle air pollution and protect the health of everyone in Leeds by allocating grants to the best proposals submitted that will reduce the use of diesel or petrol vehicles amongst staff, service users or … Continue reading New fund announced to help Leeds organisations support sustainable travel

FREE Family Cycling Festival to Return to Leeds in September

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to be Leeds in September following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event. HSBC UK Let’s Ride Leeds (formerly HSBC UK City Ride) will take place on Sunday 1 September, when city centre roads will be closed to motor traffic to … Continue reading FREE Family Cycling Festival to Return to Leeds in September

Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019

Leeds pupils take part in 200 mile Yorkshire cycle relay Leeds pupils have taken part in the Schools Yorkshire 200 mile cycle relay this week. Pupils from various schools across the city have been transporting the baton from school to school, starting at Guiseley Primary School in the north of the city and finishing at … Continue reading Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019