Chris Boardman confirmed as permanent National Active Travel Commissioner

6/28/2022 10:17:00 PM

The Olympic champion will be joined at Active Travel England by longstanding safer streets advocate Danny Williams and Louise Wilkinson

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Chris Boardman confirmed as permanent National Active Travel Commissioner The Olympic champion will be joined at Active Travel England by longstanding safer streets advocate Danny Williams and Louise Wilkinson cycling

The Olympic champion will be joined at Active Travel England by longstanding safer streets advocate Danny Williams and Louise Wilkinson

Chris Boardman has been confirmed as the permanent head of Active Travel England, the governmental body tasked with implementing the Gear Change strategy, after serving as its interim commissioner since January.The former world and Olympic champion cyclist turned cycling and walking campaigner has been appointed with immediate effect and will be joined in August by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Danny Williams and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Louise Wilkinson.

Williams has 25 years of experience leading media businesses, but has become known in cycling circles for his Cyclists in the City blog and his longstanding campaign to make streets safer for people on bikes, which has involved sitting onTransport for London’s Roads Task Force

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The former world and Olympic champion cyclist turned cycling and walking campaigner has been appointed with immediate effect and will be joined in August by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Danny Williams and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Louise Wilkinson. Williams has 25 years of experience leading media businesses, but has become known in cycling circles for his Cyclists in the City blog and his longstanding campaign to make streets safer for people on bikes, which has involved sitting on Transport for London’s Roads Task Force when Boris Johnson was Mayor of the city.  RELATED: Best wellness breaks to book all year round  READ MORE: Best camper vans for road tripping in 2022 in style While some travel buys are to keep you comfortable during the flight, whether that is short haul or long haul, others will see you through your entire vacation. Wilkinson has previously worked in strategic finance and accounting within the civil service and local government, including a recent spell as Deputy Director of Finance in the Cabinet Office. READ MORE- Glasgow weather: Met Office issues yellow rain warning for parts of Scotland While some may be inclined to take the car and avoid public transport, a spokesperson for TRNSMT said: “We’ve been reaching out and sharing messages to encourage fans to plan their travel arrangements ahead of the festival so they can enjoy a much deserved fun weekend of music and entertainment. > Chris Boardman heads newly-launched government body Active Travel England Graham Grant, currently Assistant Director of Transport at Newcastle City Council, will also be making the move to Active Travel England as its Director of Planning and Development in the autumn.  However, others may need all the tips and tricks to keep them cool on their upcoming adventure. He joins Brian Deegan, one of the UK’s leading street design engineers and co-author of the London Cycling Design Standards, who was announced as Director of Inspections in May 2022. He pointed out that there were already 100,000 vacancies in the NHS in England and that risked getting worse because doctors were "utterly exhausted" and their wellbeing was at "rock bottom".

“Today’s appointments are another great step for Active Travel England as it continues to make sure getting around our towns and cities on foot or by bike is an easy and attractive option,” says Cycling Minister Trudy Harrison.  MORE: What you need to pack for a holiday: 88 must-have items LOVE SHOPPING? Sign up to the HELLO! Edit newsletter Travel pillow  A travel pillow has long been on our must-pack lists for as long as we can remember, because there is nothing worse than being stuck between two people who have dozed off, and you can’t get any shut eye yourself. From breaking news to the latest on the coronavirus crisis in Scotland, we''ll have you covered. “Chris, Danny, Louise and the rest of the incoming team are hugely respected experts in their field and are dedicated to making people-friendly streets a reality. I wish them every success and will do all I can to support them. Go Travel Hybrid Memory Foam Pillow, £19.” Boardman said: “I am thrilled to be announced as permanent National Active Travel Commissioner and to be given this incredible opportunity. The standard advice for ticket holders is that they should make their way to Glasgow city centre and walk to Glasgow Green from there - that takes around 20 minutes. To help change the travel culture of a nation is by far the most important thing I have ever, or will ever, be involved in.  They are super easy to use, simply pop in your ears before take off, but take out when you have reached cruising altitude, and slip back in when preparing to land, to make the journey a little more comfortable.2 million A&E attendances.

“For cycling and walking to become the natural choice for shorter journeys, people must feel safe and the options must be easy. “Active Travel England aims to help local authorities across the country deliver that environment, so that people can get to schools, shops and workplaces under their own steam.70, Boots  SHOP NOW Airplane in Flight Phone Holder We all love binge watching our favourite shows, or films, we have downloaded prior to a long haul flight, with no disturbances. On the official website, TRNSMT advises: "If you are being dropped off, please head for Glasgow Green Football Centre. That’s the kind of place people want to live and the freedoms they want for their children.” Launching the new government agency in January , the Department for Transport said that Active Travel England, which will be based in York, “will be responsible for driving up the standards of cycling and walking infrastructure and managing the national active travel budget, awarding funding for projects that improve both health and air quality. Airplane in Flight Phone Holder, £12.” The new entity “will also begin to inspect, and publish reports on, highway authorities for their performance on active travel and identify particularly dangerous failings in their highways for cyclists and pedestrians." The event is also using What3Words and Pick Up Points What3Word are: West – Broomielaw at Kingston bridge ///trail. "One of the benefits of the NHS is that hospitals can work together to bring Covid backlogs down together, and so if people can and want to be treated quicker elsewhere in the country, NHS staff are ensuring that it can happen," Ms Pritchard said.

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