07.03 PUBLIC TRANSPORT & GROUP TRAVEL

London Pedicabs

Description

London Pedicabs was one of the first companies to operate this novel green transport in the UK. We have been a leading force in introducing new innovative ideas that have assisted the industry in growing from just 30 to the 1400 pedicabs that are now operating in London.

London Pedicabs have been operating in central London for almost 14 years as an eco-friendly transport option. We have worked very closely with the authorities to implement a code of practice for our industry and have pushed hard to get pedicabs fully licensed and accountable. Read more »

Location

No.1 Molines Wharf, 98-100 Narrow Street,
London E14 8BP
United Kingdom

Journey Solutions

Description

Journey Solutions is a not-for-profit partnership of Britain's five leading bus and train operators, along with trade organisations ATOC, ALBUM and CPT. Our focus is improving integration between train and bus services, with emphasis on operators sharing best-practice in order to make real and practical improvements to passenger’s door-to-door journeys. Read more »

Location

CPT, 3rd Floor,
Drury House, 34-43 Russell Street,
London WC2B 5HA
United Kingdom

PLUSBUS

Description

PLUSBUS is a cheap bus pass that you buy with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office or online. It gives you unlimited bus and tram travel (on participating operators services) to and from the rail station and around the whole urban area of the rail served town. You can buy one for the start of your journey and/or for the end of it. PLUSBUS is available for 290 rail-served towns and cities across Britain. Read more »

Location

CPT, 3rd Floor, Drury House,
34-43 Russell Street,
London WC2B 5HA
United Kingdom

Red Planet Travel

Description

Red Planet Travel features an All Modes of Transport search Engine, Journey Planner and Destinations Guide.

By consider every step of your journey from door to door you can see clearly where you are spending your time, or using energy.

With the development of new fast trains, and the benefits of multiple persons in buses and cars - we compare all forms of transport on a level playing field.

Big Green Coach

Description

Big Green Coach is the largest events travel company in the UK, working with more festivals and gigs than any other provider, getting fans straight to the action.

In 2013 and 2014, Big Green Coach helped take 160,000 fans to their favourite music events and for each customer the company sponsored five square feet of rainforest in Ashaninka, Peru. This means that 800,000 square feet – equivalent to 18 acres (or an area the size of 10 x Wembley Stadium pitches) – of rainforest is now protected for 10 years. Read more »

Location

The Arch, 48-52 Floodgate Street,
Birmingham B5 5SL
United Kingdom

Thriev

Description

Thriev is Britain's first of a kind private hire chauffeur service that aims to revolutionise transportation within London. Read more »

Location

207 Old Street,
London EC1V 9NR
United Kingdom

eConnect Cars

Description

For the first time in London, you can choose an electric private hire car with the space to relax, reflect and recharge whilst being driven in one of the smoothest and quietest cars available.

Let eConnect cars drive you to your destination in one of our Nissan Leafs and experience the smooth ride in the UK market leading electric car. Our range-topping Nissan Leaf Teknas glide people across London, in a bubble of peace and quite so they arrive feeling better than when they left. Read more »

Location

Unit 92, Cannon Workshops,
3 Cannon Drive,
London E14 4AS
United Kingdom

Campaign for Better Transport

Description

Campaign for Better Transport is the national transport campaigning organisation, working to secure transport policies and programmes that improve people’s quality of life whilst reducing environmental impact. Operating nationally and locally, collectively and as individuals, through high-level lobbying and strong public campaigning it makes good transport ideas a reality and stops bad ones from happening.

Location

16 Waterside, 44-48 Wharf Road,
London, Hackney N1 7UX
United Kingdom

Sustrans School Travel Team

Description

School Travel initiatives encourage and enable children to walk and cycle to school through a combined package of practical and educational measures. The projects also: improve road safety and reduce child casualties; improve children's health and development; and reduce traffic congestion and pollution. Read more »

Location

Sustrans,
2 Cathedral Square, College Green,
Bristol BS1 5DD
United Kingdom

Train Taxi Ltd

Description

Train Taxi is a practical tool to assist those travelling by train to bridge ‘those final few miles’, which can be difficult when arriving at an unfamiliar destination. The Train Taxi database lists up to three local taxi or minicab operators for every train, metro, tram and underground station in Britain. As a useful addition, it also highlights stations with ranks or cab offices, and those firms which claim to offer wheelchair accessible vehicles.

The informative website encourages both leisure and business travellers onto public transport.

Location

PO Box 366, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 6QH
United Kingdom
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