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Trust scoops top prize for environmentally-friendly travel plan

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has scooped a top award for its environmentally-friendly travel plan which is working to reduce the number of staff driving to work. The organisation won the ‘contribution to sustainable travel by…
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Fred. Olsen companies become first in Ipswich to receive Modeshift STARS accreditation for sustainable travel efforts

Three Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen companies have become the first in the town to receive a Modeshift STARS award, in recognition of their efforts to support and promote sustainable travel with the creation of their new head office.  Modeshift…
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STARS Spotlight – Alfreton Nursery School, Derbyshire

Find out how this nursery became nominated for STARS Early Years Setting of the Year at the 2020 STARS Awards. Behaviour Change seen at the school  Having already previously integrated sustainable travel into their…
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STARS Spotlight – Pennycross School, Plymouth

Find out how this school became nominated for STARS Primary School of the Year 2020 Behaviour Change seen at the school  Pennycross have worked with Sustrans for years to promote active travel and have introduced several…
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STARS Spotlight – Kings’ School, Hampshire

Find out how this school became nominated for the National STARS Awards. Behaviour Change Seen at the School Reduction in idling buses waiting at the beginning and end of the school day. Creation of a drop and stride location map, which…
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STARS Spotlight – St Clere’s School, Thurrock

Find out how this school became nominated for STARS Secondary School of the Year at the National STARS Awards! Behaviour Change seen at the school We are a growing school with a growing student population. We are working with parents to…

Modeshift Autumn Webinar Series

Modeshift are running the Autumn Webinar Series with a range of partners, presenters and speakers. They will be sharing their insight and best practice in the promotion of sustainable and active travel. The webinars are free to attend and will…
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Pupils encouraged to #StaySafeGetActive this September!

As pupils prepare to return to education in September, a national initiative has been launched to encourage parents and children to improve safety and air quality around schools, as well as activity levels. Modeshift STARS, which recognises…
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Pupils encouraged to #StaySafeGetActive

As more pupils prepare to return to education in September, a North East school is encouraging parents and children to get more active and improve the air quality and safety around schools. The Federation of Mowden Schools, in Darlington,…

Schools Streets

School Streets schemes aim to transform roads outside schools, so that pedestrians and cyclists can use them at school start and finish times. Removing vehicles outside the school gates makes the space safer, less polluted and more pleasant,…

Modeshift STARS – Effective Travel Plans for the return to work and school – free for the first 100 sites – save £150

As schools and businesses begin to plan for the easing of lockdown, families and individuals will be starting to think about how they are going to travel whilst adhering to social distancing guidelines. The current guidance for businesses…
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Celebrating the first Modeshift STARS Business Bronze Accreditation to be awarded to a Birmingham workplace

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has been awarded Modeshift STARS Business Bronze Accreditation for the delivery of their Travel Plan, making it the first workplace in Birmingham to achieve this award. The Trust’s Travel Plan…