Capitalising on change – active travel: walking and cycling for short trips

Which of the following would encourage you to walk/cycle for short trips?

Summary

  • In terms of encouraging active travel behaviour moving forward, the majority of respondents (60%) selected ‘safe/segregated/social distanced routes’ would encourage them to walk/cycle more for short trips.
  • Just over a quarter of respondents (26%) selected ‘nothing’.

Key differences by demographic

Age

Younger residents are more positive towards all suggestions than their older counterparts.

Gender

Males are much keener on secure and undercover cycle storage than females (39% vs. 29%).

Household income

Higher earners are more positive towards all suggestions whilst lower earners are more likely to say ‘nothing’.