Remember, remember, to scoot in September… it’s time to kickstart the new school year with Scootember!

Leave the car keys behind and scoot the school run for a fun, healthy and active start to the year! Scootember is all about encouraging children to use their scooters for short journeys, whether that’s on the school run, going to after-school activities, or to visit friends and family locally. By swapping short car journeys … Continue reading Remember, remember, to scoot in September… it’s time to kickstart the new school year with Scootember!

Car Free Day 2022: See all the changes in Leeds

If you've been to Leeds recently, you may have noticed some changes as it transforms itself into a city that puts people first. Perhaps you’ve spotted people cycling on the new bike tracks or strolling along widened paths, enjoying new fume-free spaces previously clogged up with traffic. If you’d like to see more, what better … Continue reading Car Free Day 2022: See all the changes in Leeds

10 cycling tips to celebrate 10 years of ‘Cycle to Work Day’

Join the UK’s biggest cycle commute event on the 4th of August 2022 to celebrate 10 years of Cycle to Work Day. Whether you’re a new or experienced rider, you could win big by taking to two wheels - Cyclescheme is giving away over £4,000 worth of prizes to this year’s participants. Why cycle, why … Continue reading 10 cycling tips to celebrate 10 years of ‘Cycle to Work Day’

Dangerous driving caught on camera? The police want to see it.

Members of the public in Leeds have sent more than 1,000 clips of dangerous or anti-social driving to the police to review since the start of 2022. Police were able to take further action in relation to more than 70% of the videos they received. Anyone, of any age, can submit footage filmed on any … Continue reading Dangerous driving caught on camera? The police want to see it.

Want a road safety banner for your school?

To mark this year’s BRAKE Kids’ Walk on Wednesday 22 June 2022, we’re offering primary schools in Leeds the chance to design their own weatherproof outside banner with a road safety message. You can hang your banner on railings or on a wall at your school. All you need to do is get creative... You … Continue reading Want a road safety banner for your school?

National Walking Month: What are the benefits of walking?

May is National Walking Month. The UK charity for everyday walking, Living Streets, is encouraging everyone to #Try20 - and walk for at least 20 minutes every day in May.  The evenings are getting lighter, the weather is getting warmer and it’s the perfect time to get outside and get walking.  More walking means fewer car journeys, … Continue reading National Walking Month: What are the benefits of walking?

Streets for People toolkit launched to celebrate Car Free Day

We've launched a brand new Streets for People toolkit as communities across Leeds celebrate World Car Free Day. The new toolkit explains how to close your road temporarily during daylight hours so you and your neighbours can use the space on your doorstep in other ways. The helpful guide will make it easier for you … Continue reading Streets for People toolkit launched to celebrate Car Free Day