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NHS ATC Overview presentation
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100% of staff that attended the training took forward active travel initiatives
On average each NHS active travel champion engaged with 150 people, totalling over 2300 between them. Legacy Sustrans volunteer offerpart of Active travel champions will become part of the Sustrans volunteer offer We’re a leading UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day.
We work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that people are able to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys, with better places and spaces to move through and live in.
Last year there was a 15% increase in journeys made on our National Cycle Network. This equates to health benefits of £442m.
Our personalised travel planning programme has reduced car journeys by up to 11%
We worked with 340,000 pupils which resulted in an 80% increase in the number of children regularly cycling to school Why "active travel" “for most people, the easiest and most acceptable forms of physical activity are those that can be incorporated into everyday life. Examples include walking or cycling instead of driving” Department of Health (2004) At least five a week - evidence on the impact of physical activity and its relationship to health - a report from the Chief Medical Officer Physical inactivity is one of the leading causes of death in developed countries World Health Organisation (2002) The World Health Report 2002 – Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life Workplace benefits: Research shows that active employees take 27% fewer days off sick leave than inactive employees. Sustrans' workplace offer..... Engage Active Travel Champions Sustrans Project Officer engages with employees to increase cycling and walking using engagement tools such as led walks, route planning and map creation, pool bike loan schemes etc Sustrans recruit, train and support staff who champion cycling and walking to their colleagues Olympic roadshow events - marketing legible London
Point of contact for travel queries during London 2012
Taking part in the Sustrans Big Cycle & Walk Challenge
Promoting existing NHS schemes such as Fitbugs
1. Give information and advice
2. Create new opportunities for people to get active
3. Inspire others Champions...