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Travel Action Plan

Developing a customised Travel Action Plan (PDF, 3 MB) will help keep your business moving during GC2018. 

When developing your plan you will need to consider:

Download a Travel Action Plan template (PDF, 3 MB) and start your planning.

Staff and business-related travel

    Reduce
    • Enable staff to work from other offices, locations or home
    • Use alternative methods of meeting eg conference calls, web or video calls
    • Allow staff to work compressed weeks, for example, work five  days compressed into four longer days
    • Encourage staff to carpool to/from work or to meetings.
    Re-mode (to alternative transport methods)
    • Encourage staff to cycle or walk short distances to meetings
    • Provide staff with end of trip facilities e.g. showers, lockers or secure bike parking
    • Promote bike parking facilities if available.
    Re-time
    • Support flexible working hours to enable travel outside of peak times
    • Schedule meetings or conferences prior to or after GC2018
    • Book appointments to avoid travel during peak hours.
    Re-route
    • Encourage staff and stakeholders to plan ahead and take alternative routes.

    Freight, servicing and deliveries

    Reduce
    • Work with suppliers and customers to pre-order or postpone non-urgent deliveries
    • Combine journeys where possible.
    Re-time
    • Adjust delivery times to outside of peak hours, consider after hours deliveries
    • Alter or postpone delivery days to outside of peak GC2018 travel days
    • Consider altering operating hours to avoid peak times.
    Re-route
    • Plan ahead and take alternative routes to avoid
    • Use alternative delivery locatons e.g.secure drop box services or neighbouring businesses.

    Customer and visitor travel

    Reduce
    • Promote alternative supply methods where possible e.g. online ordering and delivery.
    Re-mode (to alternative transport methods)
    • Encourage visitors to cycle or walk short distances
    • Promote bike parking facilities if available.
    Re-time
    • Adjust opening hours to encourage travel outside of peak times
    • Inform customers and visitors of the best times to travel to avoid peak times.
    Re-route
    • Promote alternative offices or work locations.
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