Reimagine your city car-free

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Car Free Day is celebrated across the world. This year the Mayor hosted London’s biggest ever celebration giving Londoners the chance to enjoy the city car-free and reclaim our streets while walking, cycling and exploring 🌳.

The event in 2019 took place across 20km of traffic-free roads in central London and events and Play Streets in participating boroughs, everyone enjoyed fun, free activities like yoga and meditation, cycling, pop-up picnic areas, live entertainment and more! πŸŽ‰

Reimagine events are inclusive and accessible to everyone.

How we’re making London greener πŸƒπŸš

  • We’re working with the Mayor to create safe, green and pleasant streets, new cycle routes and crossings, encouraging school children to walk to school and growing our successful Santander Cycles scheme
  • The Mayor is tackling London’s toxic air from creating the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone in Central London to cleaning up London’s buses and taxis
  • We’re encouraging Londoners to walk, cycle, use public transport and choose low emission vehicles to reduce harmful emissions

Swap a car trip every week

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Do your bit and swap that trip

Help clean up London’s air by swapping one car trip a week to walking, cycling or using public transport where you can. There are many little trips taken every week that don’t always need the car.

πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ Extend your workout by walking or cycling to the gym instead

πŸš‡ Take your family on a day trip using public transport

🚍 Try getting the bus and benefit from our off-peak Hopper fares which gives you unlimited journeys for £1.50, made within one hour of touching in

πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ Go on a mindfulness guided walk with our special audio series in partnership with Headspace

🚲 Ride a Santander Cycle, you can hire a bike from as little as £2

πŸ“ Use our public transport for a part of your journey or the whole way. Read what we’re doing to make the network more accessible

If you do need to drive, you could

🚐 Join a car club which is a cheaper and flexible alternative to owning a car

πŸ”Œ Go electric. Electric cars have zero exhaust emissions!

πŸ’­ Think about how you drive by turning off your engine when you’re parked or in traffic for a long time and drive as smoothly as possible

Tips for your next online shop

πŸ›’ For home deliveries, try getting all your packages sent in one go and pick a green delivery slot

πŸͺ Walk to collect your parcel from a nearby store instead

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