The last 2 years has changed the way we work dramatically. During lockdown, many of us have been walking, cycling or running more, and perhaps taken up these activities for the first time.
As restrictions ease, and staff start returning to the workplace, there are opportunities for us all to adopt healthier, more sustainable forms of travel during our commute and working day.
As part of Public Health Wales’ public engagement survey ‘How are we doing in Wales?’ 64 per cent of people considered less travel resulting in less pollution to be one of the positive long-term impacts of Coronavirus.
In addition to cleaner air, there are lots of benefits to active travel:
Public Health Wales has signed the Cardiff Healthy Travel charter which commits us to enabling and supporting staff (and visitors) to travel in healthy, sustainable ways.
And as part of the Work How It Works Best (WHIWB) pilot we hope that you will make healthy and sustainable choices about how you travel into work and also how you travel around for meetings.
We are hoping to arrange bike maintenance sessions for staff, but for information on training and bike repairs: