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.
In the previous blog in our series of how the suite of products offered by Liftshare can benefit an organisation we touched on reducing the demand of parking. This time, we look at how working with Liftshare can positively impact your organisations sustainability goals.
Many organisations have sustainability goals, ensuring that the impact that they have on the environment, pollution…
Wolseley UK is the country’s largest supplier of building materials, with trade customers, such as plumbers and builders, accounting for the largest proportion of its sales. They launched their Liftshare Scheme in November 2018 at their headquarters in Warwick.
By producing a Scoping Smart Mobility report Liftshare identified that 65% of Wolseley…
Updated on 28.01.2019
At Liftshare we work with over 700 clients, made up of a diverse range of organisations, ranging from hospitals, councils and universities to manufacturers, fulfilment centres and corporate offices. Amongst those is Jaguar Land Rover, the world-famous car manufacturer, headquartered in the UK.
Liftshare has been supporting Jaguar Land Rover with their car share requirements since 2011,…
Wednesday 15th August marks cycle to work day – conditions are set to be dry but warm for the day in the UK, so fill up a water bottle, slap on some sunscreen, pop on your helmet and get peddling!
So far, 315, 412 miles have been pledged to the commuting…
According to documents from the Office of Rail and Road commuters travelling by train have seen some of the worst delays in eight years. Train delays have been on the rise due to a significant number of speeds restrictions across the network, which has been down to poor maintenance and a backlog of repairs.
Liftshare provides an alternative sustainable transport option…
In 2011 Diageo launched a car-sharing scheme through Liftshare, as a solution to reduce the business’s carbon footprint by promoting sustainable travel to its workforce. Liftshare’s system enables Diageo to monitor and report the success of the scheme, it provides information such as CO2 emissions and miles saved, which contributes towards the business’s environmental and sustainability targets.
Amy O’Donnell from…
A three year project set up in the Black Isle in Scotland called Million Miles, has exceeded its target to reduce the number of car miles on the local roads. The project which promotes greener more sustainable travel, encourages individuals to consider the following alternatives;
Active travel (walking and cycling)
Greener car travel (car-sharing)
Liftshare the UK largest car sharing provider has been using its 17 years’ experience to support and grow carpooling across Europe. CHUMS, an Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project, has used this knowledge and best practice to make commuters more aware of the existence and suitability of journey sharing as a mode of transport to work.
Introducing myPTP into your workplace to deliver personal travel plans (PTP) to your employees, promotes alternative journey choices to your workforce being the ideal tool to use to ensure employees can get to the office during this week’s tube strike. (more…)
Over the past 6 months, we’ve really been able to expand the way in which myPTP can be used.
We now have the ability to use Google places via the 1:1 search which means that we’re able to do searches based on locations, rather than knowing the exact postcode, making it much easier for face-to-face delivery.
Will invest £500m over the next 5 years to ensure almost every car and van is a zero emission vehicle by 2050. Wants to double the number of journeys made by bicycle and will invest over £200m to make cycling safer.
As reported on the Liftshare Consumer Blog
UK transportation is stuck in a rut. Rail fares are rising every every year, gridlock problems continue to plague our roads, and transport poverty has become a very real issue for low-income households.
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…)
In 2008 it was predicted by analysts that “mobile will overtake fixed Internet access by 2014” and it has now been
confirmed that we are past the mobile tipping point. It’s no longer a case of asking whether mobile is necessary, we know it is, which is why Liftshare are pleased to announce two new developments that make using Liftshare
on your mobile simple. helping to provide an…
Car-sharing can help corporate organisations achieve many goals, including: reducing the need for physical space for parking, improving accessibility, cutting C02 emissions, saving employees a substantial amount of money and building stronger internal relationships. (more…)