Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer commuting guidance for commuters and workplaces
The government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure commuters and workplaces are as safe as possible. Following on from that advice, we have updated our guidelines and included a series of illustrations to show our members how to share responsibly. Find our guidance for commuters here and for workplaces here.
Think Money Group took a strategic decision to relocate its Manchester offices to one site based at Trafford Park. The new location had limited on-site parking and there was a substantial cost to provide additional rented overflow parking. Of the 1,000 employees relocating to the new site, 750 of these were travelling in single occupancy vehicles; but the new offices only…
The introduction of a Liftshare scheme for NHS Borders has seen a positive change in employees travel behaviours, with almost double the number of car-sharers registering compared to the old in-house system.
Over the years NHS Borders have struggled to manage the demand for parking at its hospital site. In 2011 the hospital introduced a car parking policy to overcome…
The opening of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospitals campus in Glasgow presented an opportunity for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board to boost the number of staff car-sharing, a coordinated objective to reduce reliance on single occupancy vehicle journeys. (more…)
A recent study commissioned by The AA motoring group, revealed that almost a fifth of motorists nationally have claimed that they ‘worry’ they will be unable to park as they approach their home. (more…)
Following recent reports that some NHS hospital trusts across England were making more than £3 million a year through car park charges, parking at NHS hospitals has come under further scrutiny with issues at some hospitals; causing disruption for both patients and staff. (more…)
As Johnson Matthey continues to grow, its car parking infrastructure has come under significance strain – which has a negative impact on employees, neighbouring residents and businesses.
To help protect Johnson Matthey’s reputation, the company has taken the steps to increase the capacity of available parking for staff by renting additional space from private land owners. But this, of course comes at a cost….
Great Western Hospitals NHS Trust, implements a Liftshare scheme to ease the pressure on its oversubscribed car park, encouraging workers to car-share or find alternative transport to use during the commute to and from work. (more…)
Whitbread has recruited the services of Liftshare, adopting car-sharing as a key tactic to reduce the number of vehicles travelling to its head office – its aim to not only alleviate car park congestion but also to help reduce CO2 emissions.
To embed its commitment to sustainability and act as a responsible neighbour, Jaguar Land Rover has introduced a car-sharing scheme through Liftshare as part of their Green Travel Plan. The scheme was put in place to reduce traffic on local roads, ease the demand for parking on-site and to save the business and its employee’s considerable money.
University of Exeter is one of the largest employers in the city employing approx. 2200 employees. Due to the location of the university and the geography of the local area, a large number of employees commute to work alone increasing the demand for car parking spaces on site. (more…)
The automotive organisation was recently looking for a solution to reduce congestion in their car park and around their local area – as a result they opted to introduce a private Liftshare scheme for their organisation. (more…)
AstraZeneca, located at various sites across the UK, employing nearly 6,000 staff were looking to increase awareness of sustainable transport options, as well as reduce parking problems and reduce local congestion near their sites. (more…)
Whitbread is the UK’s largest hotel, restaurant and coffee shop operator with 45,000 employees who are passionate about making everyday experiences special for our millions of customers both in the UK and overseas.
At their Luton location, where 700 staff reside, the company struggled with car park congestion. (more…)
NHS Borders is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It provides healthcare services in the Scottish Borders area. NHS Borders is headquartered in Melrose with around 2,000 staff travelling to site.
With free parking offered on-site for employees and 60% of staff living outside a 4 mile radius with poor road networks into work and limited public transport options,…
So, what’s the story? How can you reduce parking costs so significantly?
The organisation mentioned in the headline had 770 single occupancy vehicles on site at the point of contacting Liftshare.
In order to facilitate this number of vehicles they were paying for additional spaces at the cost of £400 per space…