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Sustainable Transport

Most of us still use the car as our primary mode of transport. However, one-quarter of all car journeys are less than three kilometres. Car travel has a very significant environmental cost and impacts negatively on our health and wellbeing. To ride a bike the same distance uses less than one-fiftieth of the energy required to drive. Explore sustainable transport options.

Car pool

Car pool

If you have to use the car, those regular trips to work, the market or school can be done with others and you'll have more fun, use less petrol and save money. more »

Reduce and offset air travel emissions

Reduce and offset air travel emissions

A return flight to Europe and back will travel over 25,000 kilometres and emit over 5,000 kilograms of greenhouse gases. So let's fly only when necessary and offset the emissi ... more »

Reduce and offset car emissions

Reduce and offset car emissions

A litre of petrol produces about 2.3 kilograms of greenhouse gases and more than half our air pollution. So let's use less to offset the emissions we can't avoid. more »

Ride a bike

Ride a bike

Stay fit, focused and firm and help save the world. Explore bike paths, cycle groups and ride any blues away. more »

Use public transport

Use public transport

Buses, trains and trams all use far less resources than cars. Increased use will lead to a better service and you can read, listen and relax as you go to and fro. more »

Buy an energy efficient car

Buy an energy efficient car

With the emergence of peak oil and climate change as hot issues, car manufacturers have been focusing on fuel efficiency, aerodynamics and hybrid technology. So when you’re ne ... more »