Date: 08/10/21

Categories: Events   Transport   

Increasing cycling and walking can help tackle some of the most challenging issues we face as a society – improving air quality, combatting climate change, improving health and wellbeing, addressing inequalities and tackling congestion on our roads.’ Gear Change – A bold vision for cycling and walking (Department for Transport).

Active travel could play an important role in reducing Reading’s carbon emissions. Switching to walking or cycling for at least some local journeys will also help to improve health and fitness as well as tackling air pollution and congestion. This event brings together four speakers to share their perspectives on active travel, the benefits it can bring to residents, the town and the wider environment, and how to encourage it.

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