TravelWise Week 2023

TravelWise Week takes place from 16th September until 22nd September each year. This week is all about supporting and promoting active travel, public transport & healthier travel choices!

As part of TravelWise week World Car Free Day falls on 22nd September, encouraging everyone to find an alternative mode of travel for just one day!

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. 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. More info on greener travel options can be found here.

In support of TravelWise Week we are pleased to announce we will be seeing the return of Dr Bike on Snow Hill Square from 9am until 1pm on Tuesday 19th September! No appointment required, pop over to with your bicycle for a free bike health check!

We are proud to be working with Waterman who are sponsoring our TravelWise week campaign! Hear why Waterman are supporting this week:

We are proud to be supporting Travel Wise Week and help encourage awareness and action to reduce single-occupancy car trips, congestion, and harmful emissions. This initiative aligns with Waterman’s core values and commitment to sustainable development, and brings health, economic, and environmental benefits to local communities. We encourage all our people to travel wisely using alternative modes of transport to support their wellbeing whilst reducing our carbon emissions. We have implemented initiatives to support this such as our cycle to work scheme, cycle storage and shower facilities on our premises.

Along with sponsorship from Waterman, we have also teamed up with Metro to bring you a competition for World Car Free Day! For a chance to win a £100 restaurant voucher or 1 months free travel on the Metro simply post a picture of yourself using an alternative mode of travel via social media on 22nd September.. use the hashtag TWBHAM23. You will then be entered into the prize draw! Winner to be announced on 3rd October!

Dr Bike – Snow Hill Square – 19th September, 9am until 1pm

Car Free Day – 22nd September

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