A Liveable City for Everyone – Car Free Day

September 15, 2021

 

22 September is Car Free Day which encourages people to walk, cycle or use public transport, instead of using their car for the day. across the globe.

A Climate and Biodiversity Emergency was declared in December 2018 alongside an ambition for the city to be carbon neutral by 2030 and Brighton & Hove City Council are asking all residents and visitors to think about how they travel to, from and around the city.  

The council’s corporate plan, 2020 to 2023 – a fairer city, a sustainable future, sets out a series of priorities, including taking all action required to make the city carbon neutral by 2030 (CN2030).

The local theme of this year’s Car Free Day is ‘A liveable city for everyone’. It celebrates active and inclusive travel in Brighton & Hove. There are events taking place across the city between 18 and 25 September.

The week-long programme of events and offers like free bus travel and bike hire will take place across the city and there will be something for everyone. From being more active on your journey to becoming more aware of how cycling, walking and using public transport can help reduce your carbon footprint

 

By Sarah Dobson

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