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Cycling & Walking support for your organisation

We have a wide range of grants and support options available. Help your staff by encouraging them to make sustainable and active travel choices.

There are many benefits for your staff to cycle or walk to work:

  • Improve mental and physical wellbeing of staff
  • Improve traffic congestion and air pollution in your local area
  • Help your organisation to meet environmental and sustainability targets

 

Love Exploring - Walking app







Love Exploring is a free app which mixes learning and discovery with walking.



 



Explore your local Black Country park whilst learning about the area. Have fun with guided tours, discovery games and quizzes. Or join in on local events, such as a Christmas special or a yoga class when you arrive at the park.





Download app & begin exploring

Modeshift - free travel planning







Modeshift STARS has been set up to help your organisation produce Travel Plans. By acting on the travel plans we help you build, your organisation can get accredited.



 



Let us help your business to move towards active and sustainable travel. Complete our form so we can help to understand your needs.





Access free travel planning support

Love to Ride





Love to Ride is an cycling community for people and organisations.


Staff can set goals, track their rides and share their progress with others. There are also online resources they can access.



 



Join in on competitions during the year to get more staff on bikes.



Log your rides

Changes in your area




We are working with Local Authorities to deliver towards the Starley Network. Planned projects are now going ahead as part of our Active Travel Fund. These projects aim to promote safer travel and get businesses and employees back up and running.


Stay updated on projects near your company premises and encourage staff to have their say on nearby changes.



Have your say on changes in your area

Bike Bike Revival (Business and Community)


Cycling UK's Big Bike Revival (BBR) aim to get more staff back on bikes. They have a range of resources and events available. These include:





  • Fix your bike: Bike servicing is available to ensure they are safe to use and road worthy. Help is provided through pop-up bike mechanics & BBR events.





  • Learn how to ride: Training courses and online resources can help anyone to get on a bike.





  • Get riding: Join in on Community Cycle Clubs and business engagement workshops, or get personalised travel plans. Help is available to get anybody back on a bike.




Grants – small grants are available to clubs and delivery centres. This is to help them to set up and deliver cycling activities. It is also to help cover things like equipment, staff time, training courses and more.



 



To gain access to these services, please complete our contact form.


Learn more about the Big Bike Revival

Social prescribing - for GP's



We are helping GP surgeries in the Black Country to offer social prescribing to patients. The aim is to help people improve their physical and mental health.


We support by directing people to areas and activities that can help them to cycle and walk more.

View Primary Care Networks running this scheme

Living Streets - for schools



Living Streets are organising many events and activities during the year. This is part of their "WOW West Midlands" program, which is for primary schools and nurseries.



 



The events aim to educate children on sustainable and active travel.

See the events that are happening

Cycle Parking for Organisations



We are working with Park That Bike to install free cycle parking to organisations of all types.



 



The scheme will support employees cycling to work now and in the future.



 



Applications have now closed - Nov 2020

Keep updated if applications re-open

Coming soon: British Cycling (Business & Community)
  • Recreation led rides  
  • Education course delivery across Cycle training, Leadership, Coaching and Recreation to providing Businesses, Communities with the workforce to deliver.  
  • Education course delivery to enable more people to choose cycling for their daily commute.   
  • Bespoke marketing and promotional support.  
  • Cycle confidence and Learn to ride sessions.   
  • Promotion of ‘Ride Social’ to encourage group commutes to work.    
  • Clubs and groups support.   
  • Coaching offer  
  • Education course delivery: Ride Leaders and coach development.

Help your employees Thrive at Work


Investing in the health and wellbeing of your staff can have huge financial benefits.


Get all the guidance and advice you would need to get started, for free.

Get involved in Thrive at Work

In need of support?


Let us help your organisation. Share with us your needs by completing our support form. Our team will then be in touch.

Request support for my organisation

Roll & Stroll



Our Roll & Stroll campaign aims to give staff all the support they need to cycle and walk around the region. Our guide includes:

Information to get ready to cycle to work

Cycling and walking routes in the region

Advice for those getting back on the bike

Learn more about Roll & Stroll