Measures to encourage walking
Personal safety improvements
Includes improvements to street lighting and CCTV, and creating a more open walking environment to improve the personal safety of pedestrians.
Road safety improvements
Taking steps to improve pedestrian safety on adjacent roads, such as pedestrian crossings, traffic calming and traffic islands.
Physical improvements to pedestrian walkways; including basic maintenance, paths to nearby public transport stops and site access.
Providing clear signage on nearby pedestrian infrastructure, way-marking to nearby population centres and public transport stops, and signage for site entrances.
Clear mapping of pedestrian routes around the site, indicating suitable footpaths, pavements and road crossings.
Showers, lockers, drying facilities
On-site facilities to allow staff to change for work and active commuting.
Groups that bring together those who walk to work and provide a forum for suggesting further improvements.
National Walk to Work Week
National event that takes place every spring/summer, allowing employees to sign up for a workplace walking challenge and encouraging more people to walk to work.
Individual promotional events, such as lunchtime walks and walking breakfasts.