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Travel Action Plan

Developing a customised Travel Action Plan (PDF 3MB) will help keep your business moving during GC2018. To assist with developing your plan, we encourage you to view our Travel Advice for Business eWorkshops. The workshops contain all the information, tools and resources you will need to start your Travel Action Planning.

When developing your plan you will need to consider:

Download a Travel Action Plan template (PDF 3MB) and start your planning.

Staff and business-related travel

    Reduce
    • Enable staff to work from other offices, locations or home
    • Use alternative methods of meeting e.g. conference calls, web or video calls
    • Allow staff to work compressed weeks, for example, work five  days compressed into four longer days
    • Encourage staff to carpool to/from work or to meetings.
    Re-mode (to alternative transport methods)
    • Encourage staff to cycle or walk short distances to meetings
    • Provide staff with end of trip facilities e.g. showers, lockers or secure bike parking
    • Promote bike parking facilities if available.
    Re-time
    • Support flexible working hours to enable travel outside of peak times
    • Schedule meetings or conferences prior to or after GC2018
    • Book appointments to avoid travel during peak hours.
    Re-route
    • Encourage staff and stakeholders to plan ahead and take alternative routes.

    Freight, servicing and deliveries

    Reduce
    • Work with suppliers and customers to pre-order or postpone non-urgent deliveries
    • Combine journeys where possible.
    Re-time
    • Adjust delivery times to outside of peak hours, consider after hours deliveries
    • Alter or postpone delivery days to outside of peak GC2018 travel days
    • Consider altering operating hours to avoid peak times.
    Re-route
    • Plan ahead and take alternative routes to avoid congestion
    • Use alternative delivery locations e.g.secure drop box services or neighbouring businesses.

    Customer and visitor travel

    Reduce
    • Promote alternative supply methods where possible e.g. online ordering and delivery.
    Re-mode (to alternative transport methods)
    • Encourage visitors to cycle or walk short distances
    • Promote bike parking facilities if available.
    Re-time
    • Adjust opening hours to encourage travel outside of peak times
    • Inform customers and visitors of the best times to travel to avoid peak times.
    Re-route
    • Promote alternative offices or work locations.
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