2011 February

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BristolCityCouncil

The latest of Bristol Council's reports on the Benefits of cycling and walking has been released. The report in full is shown below. “Government has recognised the evidence that pedestrians, cycle and public transport users provide as much if not […]

Dowson, David

Environment Officer, David Dowson has pledged to run his usual 30 mile journey to work – instead of drive, in an effort to raise the awareness of a Green Travel Plan for Worcestershire. David who works for NHS Worcestershire and […]

Win some vouchers by taking part in the ‘Ideas in Transit’ research project

Walkit.com is very excited to be getting involved with the research project Ideas in Transit, being run by the University of the West of England, Bristol. The project is looking at how you, our user-base, use our site and what […]

Boris Johnson drops plan to establish 2011 as ‘the year of walking’

You can read the full story here. Our Director Jamie Wallace will be on BBC London Drivetime at 5.40 today (18/02/2011) to give his reaction.

OK! mag cover

We're pleased to announce that walkit.com has been endorsed by a celebrity*!!! *Well, not an actual celebrity person, but the celebrity magazine OK! – that's nearly the same right? We feature in this week's magazine, (issue 763) on page 117 […]

Yorkshire Three Peaks Landscape

Although here at walkit.com, our primary focus is to help you find your way around town, we're also big fans of getting out and about in the countryside for a big challenge, and such a challenge has recently come to […]

Do the Green Thing video: Born to Walk

International creative environmental group Do the Green Thing have created this inspirational video to get people walking more and driving less in 2011. Here's what they had to say about the inspiration behind the video: “Walking 
is 
as 
innate 
as […]

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Avoiding Victoria Station

2 February 2011 by martin 0 comments

Victoria Tube Station is to undergo a £700 million refurbishment to upgrade three escalators before the 2012 Olympics, which is expected to increase demand for the already congested station. Commuters have been advised to avoid the station during rush hour […]

back pain

Back pain relief from walking

1 February 2011 by martin 0 comments

Guest post from Steve at PureKit.com It’s funny, that whilst most people are aware of the amount of time they spend on the feet or walking around, few consider how much time is spent in a less active position, such […]

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