February 2015

Go Smarter sustainable travel roadshow comes to Northumberland

Businesses and staff in South East Northumberland will be learning about the benefits of sustainable travel all this week as the Go Smarter roadshow makes its way around the county.

Cedars Academy photography competition supports young disabled people

Students at The Cedars Academy in Gateshead have been highlighting how young disabled people can walk more and stay safer on the streets through a student-led photography competition supported by Schools Go Smarter.

Go Smarter’s The Bike Farm Launch Event

Go Smarter’s ‘The Bike Farm’, delivered by Sustrans on behalf of and funded by Go Smarter, aims to help you choose active, greener and healthier ways of travelling.

Free road safety animation aimed at Northumberland Schools

Schools across Northumberland are being offered a free animation that carries a serious road safety message that can be shown on reception area plasma screens.

Businesses celebrate sustainable success thanks to Go Smarter Matched Funding

The initial cost of establishing and implementing sustainable transport schemes can be a barrier for many businesses which is why Go Smarter - Tyne and Wear’s sustainable transport programme - has launched a successful matched funding initiative

Schools celebrate win

Hundreds of pupils at John Spence Community School in North Shields walked, cycled and scooted to and from school this winter to win first place in a sustainable travel competition.

Car sharing colleagues reduce number of empty seats on the roads

Staff at a North East workplace are using car sharing to make the daily commute more enjoyable, reduce costs and help the environment.