Our Community Rail projects improve connectivity, provide economic opportunity, and empower local people through sustainable transport, destination management and station activities.
Based on the success of our pilot activities delivered in 2019 Gloucestershire Community Rail Partnership CIC was constituted in April 2020 with Creative Sustainability as key delivery partner.
Activities planned include:
• Let’s Talk Travel: developing skills, careers and employability through community engagement and resource development, supporting accessibility to train and wider sustainable travel, building confidence and supporting vulnerable groups to access life opportunities and work
• Taste for Travel: promoting travel behaviouralchange for leisure through mapped trails and bookable visitor experiences inagri-tourismandheritage, increasing health, wellbeing and economic development
• Access Public Transport: engaging four youth groups throughout lockdown on the sustainable transport agenda with an opportunity to debate and influence the transport agenda for our local place
• Canal Rail Trail: promoting travel behavioural change with local walking and cycling opportunities, improving health and wellbeing through experiences that encourage greater connections and ownership of local place