Go Smarter to Work is a Tyne and Wear project funded by the Department for Transport and aims to reduce congestion on the A1 Western Bypass. It should improve access to employment, increase cycling, walking, car share and public transport use.

Employment areas are:

  • Gateshead
  • Newcastle
  • Team Valley
  • Metro Centre
  • Washington

Go Smarter to Work - Work Place Travel - What we can do for you

  • Free advice to individual employers, business sites or new developments
  • An assessment of present travel arrangements
  • A cost free staff survey / site audit tool
  • A free postal code mapping service
  • Information about sustainable travel options and facilities
  • Signposting to relevant contacts in your area
  • On site events to increase active travel and public transport use:
    • Cycle to, from and during work
    • Advice about public transport services and discounted travel schemes for employers and employees
    • Free car share scheme to reduce demand for parking and costs of travel
    • Walking is a healthy option and free
    • Reduction in C02 emissions
    • Healthier workforce

If you would like further information please contact one of our team: