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Active City Network

Active City Network

Safer commuting

As there are over 450,000 employees registered in the City of London the Road Danger Reduction Team continue to prioritises business engagement.

The Active City Network (ACN) aims to engage City employers in the development of initiatives to support safer commuting giving ACN members the opportunity to contribute to the Road Danger Reduction Partnership and shape future campaigns, transport management strategies and physical infrastructure changes.

Through the ACN, businesses can receive free training and incentives for their employees to enjoy a safer, more active journey to work:

  • Travel strategy consultations
  • Access to networking events and best practice
  • Business road shows and presentations
  • Cycle skills

Find out more in the Active City Network Leaflet (1MB)

Register for the ACN Newsletter for information on events, networking and resources.

Email RDR@cityoflondon.gov.uk to join the Network!

Business resources

Best practice

Supporting safer commuting and active travel has great benefit for personal health and the environment. For businesses those changes can also create energy and financial savings and better company culture.

The Active City Network Best Practice Guide 2017 illustrates some of the way that business are doing this. If you would like a hard copy please contact us .

Want to showcase your Best Practice in 2018? Tell us about it at RDR@cityoflondon.gov.uk!

​​Keep up to date on what's happening in the Square Mile

Deliver, promote and support events and campaigns happening in the City to help promote sustainable travel behaviours at your business.

  • Register for the ACN Newsletter for information on events, networking and resources
  • Register for the Traffic Management bulletin for information on highways, road closures and street works

Events and campaigns

  • Get involved
    Be Brake Ready
    Support our campaigns for a safer City.

June

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Britain's first bicycle

13 -14 June 2018 Join us at the Guildhall at the International Cycle History Conference.

Go to the Future from the past for more information.

Be Brake Ready

On 20 November 2017, the City of London Corporation launched its Be Brake Ready campaign as part of National Road Safety Week. The campaign is part of the wider City Etiquette Principles, asking everyone to play their part in the mission to save lives and prevent serious injuries.

Be Brake Ready is one of several activities that aim to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries in the City of London.

Analysis of KSI collisions data between 2012 – 2016 identified 22 serious collisions between people walking and cycling. This campaign will focus on raising awareness of these issues and reminding people who cycle and walk of the City Etiquette Principles throughout 2018.

We hope you will support us by spreading the #BeBrakeReady message.


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