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Roll & Stroll

Roll & Stroll

Lockdown has been quite a journey. Cycling and walking is more popular than ever so don't stop now.

We're investing into creating a region that supports healthy, greener and safer travelling, to help you continue to roll & stroll.

Whatever your travel plans, we are here to help you start and enjoy the adventure along the way. There’s never been a better time to cycle and walk around the West Midlands than right now. We have a range of exciting projects coming - so, get your roll and get your stroll on!

Impact of cycling & walking changes


We want to hear how cycling and walking changes we made in your local area have impacted you.


Complete our survey by 2 November and get a chance to win £100 in Amazon vouchers (terms & conditions apply).

Complete our survey

Get going & continue rolling


You may be considering, new, returning, or been a keen cyclist during lockdown. 


Whether you're rolling to work or school, or simply catching some fresh air, there's always safe and new ways to get there.

Tips to get going

All things to know for strolling


You may prefer walking around you local park, to your corner shop or to the station to get to work.


Wherever you're heading, there's always new and safe ways to get there on foot.

Explore local walks

Improvements in your area


EATF map of projects

We are working with Local Authorities to deliver temporary projects across the West Midlands. This includes pop-up cycle lanes and pavement widening. These aim to help you:



  • travel safely

  • get workers, businesses, back up and running

  • support school travel and keep children and families safe

  • keep air clean, reduce carbon emissions, improve mental health and increase physical activity that have resulted through lockdown

  • support a green recovery


Stay up-to-date on projects near you:


Birmingham    Solihull    Walsall    Dudley    Wolverhampton    Sandwell  Coventry - coming soon


Map of projects

Feedback on changes in your area

Get active and travel safely


Roll & Stroll characters

Enjoy being physically active and travelling outdoors responsibly and safely. Minimise risks to your health and other members of the public. Find out how you can do your part, get started or carry on rolling & strolling...


Discover:



  • Latest cycling and walking travel advice

  • Benefits of cycling and walking

  • Cycling and walking routes near you

  • How to travel during lockdown

  • Enjoy family rides together

  • Safe and helpful tips and advice 

  • Useful links and apps to download

  • Projects and challenges you can get involved in

  • And much more...

Get active

Love Your Bike


D-lock

Free basic bike maintenance and advice at your local rail station.


Our Love Your Bike sessions have now ended. Keep an eye out on our Facebook events page for future sessions.

View latest events

Love to Ride


Bike sharing

Love to Ride West Midlands is a single platform offering something for everyone: Keep track of your rides, find answers and resources to help you ride more confidently, win prizes for riding and encourage your colleagues to ride (and win prizes for that too)!

Log your rides

Love Exploring


Strolling

Love Exploring is a walking app coming soon to the West Midlands. Stay tuned.

Other apps

Organisation Support - how we can support your business

As part of our Emergency Active Travel Fund, we have a wide range of options for you to choose from to help support your business and employees. This includes fantastic offers you can enjoy, training you can take up, plus cycling and walking opportunities you don’t want to miss out on!

Find out more and see how we can support your business or your employees both at work and at home. There are options for all types of organisations, whatever shape or size.

Rolling routes


Discover your local cycling routes. What you need to know to find a route around the West Midlands, plus maps. 

Cycling routes

Strolling routes


Discover your local area where you get out and about to enjoy a stroll.

Walking routes

Keep the kids busy


Download and print these fun activities for the kids to get their minds dreaming of adventures whilst taking a bike break or out on strolls. 

Download activity sheets

Be Aware & Share

If you drive in the West Midlands be prepared to share the road space with more Rollers and Strollers. To keep everyone safe, if you're passing a cyclist or a pedestrian when you drive, give at least 1.5 metres.