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Roll and stroll - get cycling and walking

Cycling and walking is becoming more popular than ever - it's great for your head and health and is great fun too!

Across the West Midlands, we have big plans to make it easier for people to get around on foot or bike, delivering an easy and sustainable way for you to travel. More cycling and walking is good for everyone, it:

  • Helps improve health and wellbeing and reduces obesity
  • Makes local travel easier and reduces congestion
  • Improves air quality and is good for the environment
  • Makes our region a nicer place to be and live

If you’re new to riding a bike, or returning after a gap, we can help you get started with cycling. Do you prefer walking? We’ve got lots of walking advice and activities

Cycling and walking activities in the West Midlands

There are lots of things that you can do to get about by foot or bike, whatever your ability or need.

Before you head out, be sure to check out our advice for keeping safe on our roads.

New to cycling and walking

More confident cyclist 

If you don’t have a bike that is road-ready

Bring your bike to get repaired at a Big Bike Revival event.

Cycling and walking improvements in your area

We're making it easier and safer to cycle and walk where you need to go. New cycle lanes and low traffic neighbourhoods are just some of the ways we're doing that. 

Why not take a look at the changes coming to your local area and tell us what you think.

What is available for organisations 

There are many benefits to having more staff cycle and walk:

  • Reduced staff absence and increase in productivity
  • Meet environmental targets and build for the future
  • Solve parking availability issues

We have a range of advice and resources that can help your organisation encourage staff to choose active travel. Our partners at Modeshift also offer tailored travel planning support and advice.

If you are an organisation or school, contact us to find out how we can help you.

Are you a school?

We work with the walking charity Living Streets to help schools get more parents and students walking to school. There are also opportunities for primary and nursery schools.

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