The Commuter Newsletter January 2022

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The Commuter Newsletter
January 2022

Happy New Year! If you're trying to be healthier or more sustainable in 2022, we’re here to help. Walk, cycle, car share or get the bus to work for a greener way to travel. Plus, walking or cycling to work adds some exercise to your daily routine. Keep reading for the latest offers and support available for commuters this January.

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FirstBus Ticket Easy

FirstBus tickets are now cheaper, simpler, fairer and more flexible to help you get where you want to be. Working from home more? FirstBus have introduced a new Flexi range including 3, 5 and 13-day tickets. To learn more, visit Ticket Easy.

Ticket Easy

Learn to ride a bike with free adult cycle training

January is the perfect time to make a positive change. Do you want to learn to ride a bike or start cycling to work? Free adult cycle training sessions are now available to book, including beginner and 1:1 training. The sessions are tailored to your ability, focusing on teaching key skills and building up your confidence. To book now, visit


Trial an electric cargo bike for free

Businesses and organisations can now apply to rent an electric cargo bike free of charge for three months. Electric cargo bikes are pedal-assisted bikes with a large storage area, perfect for sustainable local deliveries and transporting items across Leeds. There are currently two electric cargo bikes available, click here to apply

Electric Cargo Bike

Electric cargo bikes at University of Leeds

Climate Innovation District partners with Enterprise Car Club

Residents living in the Climate Innovation District now have access to two electric cars and drive time worth £50. Located on the banks of the River Aire, the Climate Innovation District an award-winning low carbon development. That's why the developer, Citu, has partnered with Enterprise Car Club, making it even easier for residents to use sustainable transport and reduce car ownership.

To find out if there is an Enterprise Car Club vehicle available near your workplace or home, click here. To learn more about the Climate Innovation District, click here.

Photo: James Hardisty.

Jonathan Wilson, Development Director for Citu. Photo: James Hardisty. Yorkshire Evening Post.

Karshare has landed in Leeds

Karshare is a platform for community car sharing, which reduces car ownership by helping people rent a vehicle when they need one. Is your car parked and unused most of the time? Sign up to Karshare and earn up to £550 a month by renting it out to others.

KarshareGo technology installations worth £195 are available for free for the first 10 Leeds residents who join Karshare with their vehicle! For more details, click here. To learn about the benefits of car sharing, click here.


Travel to Work Survey 2021 results

The Travel to Work Survey 2021 indicated a significant shift towards hybrid working, with 25% of participants currently working from home, and an increase in cycling to the workplace. To learn more about the commuting trends of 2021, click here.

BikeRegister team available for workplace events

BikeRegister is the national police database that protects bikes from theft and helps the police to reunite stolen bikes with their owners. We can run free BikeRegister events at your workplace to encourage your colleagues to cycle to work. For more information, email


BikeRegister Leeds Dock

About us

The Influencing Travel Behaviour team encourages safe, sustainable and active travel. We support organisations, businesses and schools to develop and implement travel plans. To learn more, please email