Green travel

Encouraging greener modes of travel is a priority for Colmore BID as we look to improve public health and play our part in achieving important environmental goals. Below, we have collated a range of useful resources for local businesses and commuters looking to learn more about sustainable travel in and around the District.


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National Express

Purchase local bus tickets at a reduced rate with an exclusive discount from Colmore BID.

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Cycling Works

Learn about the various benefits of encouraging your employees to cycle to work.

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Modeshift STARS

Develop a green travel plan for your business using Modeshift STARS’ online toolkit.

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West Midlands Cycle Hire

Hire a bicycle through the Beryl app and enjoy your first 30-minute bike ride absolutely free.

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Birmingham City Council

Learn about the support available to local businesses looking to promote green travel.

What is cycling in Birmingham like?

Listen to Jaimon George, the director of award-winning Thai restaurant and cocktail bar Zen Metro, discuss his childhood cycling experiences at home in India, and how cycling home from work makes him feel refreshed.

He explains that he was inspired by Paul Fielding, our Deputy Chair, at a Colmore BID meeting and hasn’t looked back since!

For more support with how to encourage green travel, please contact us.

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