Enabling active travel options to support communities

Park Active is designed to support and complement the wider delivery of active travel by the UK Government, as detailed in Gear Change, its bold vision for cycling and walking, The initiative aims to improve public health, reduce congestion, bring down pollution levels and provide support for high streets and city centres across the entire community.

Effective parking management is at the heart of enabling many active travel sites. Park Active aims to provide a framework to enable active travel options that are tailored to local needs and positively contribute to the success of a long-term sustainable strategy.  Park Active is led by the British Parking Association with input from stakeholders and support from the UK Government and wants to mobilise the parking community behind the initiative as a part of the Positive Parking Agenda

Cities and towns across the UK have taken part in a survey and pilot schemes designed to demonstrate the feasibility of Park Active. This has resulted in a national framework and guidance to enable the implementation of Park Active sites anywhere.

To find out how to become a Park Active site please get in touch 

If you are interested in becoming a Park Active supporter find out more

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Effective parking management is at the heart of enabling many active travel sites. Through collaboration with the BPA Community and key partners, Park Active delivers a framework to enable active travel options that are tailored to meet the needs of local communities and positively contribute to the success of a long-term sustainable transport strategy. I would like to thank the BPA and the growing Park Active community for their leadership and making Park Active a reality. It really is worth having a look at, it is a fantastic idea and will be a vital part of our future transport plans.

Baroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Secretary of State, Department for Transport

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