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
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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.
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.
Improvements in your area
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:
Get active and travel safely
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...
- 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...
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.
Discover your local cycling routes. What you need to know to find a route around the West Midlands, plus maps.
Discover your local area where you get out and about to enjoy a stroll.
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.
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.