Firms urged to join cycling scheme

BUSINESS in Portsmouth have been invited to bid for money for measures to increase cycling and walking to work.

Saturday, 8th October 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:42 pm

Until October 14, businesses can apply for up to £3,000 from the Workplace Sustainable Travel Fund to encourage employees to cycle or walk to the workplace, such as secure cycle parking, lockers and pool bikes.

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Councillor Jim Fleming, Portsmouth City Council’s cabinet member for traffic and transportation, said: ‘I am pleased that we are able to offer local businesses the opportunity to bid for money to promote sustainable travel to their employees.’