1.) D7.11 - Final brochure
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2.) Video Clip on Public Space - Accessibility and Citizenship
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3.) Video Clip on Walking Busses - Haute Savoie, France
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4.) Invitation to final conference & training
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Key results

The key achievements of the Active Access project can be summarised as follows:

  • 58 customised local campaigns and initiatives to promote walking and cycling were carried out by 11 application partners – see implementations section for details.
  • Over 62000 citizens took part in local campaigns and of those asked, over 80% were satisfied with the campaign/measure.
  • 6 lobby groups for walking and cycling were established.
  • Over 1000 stakeholders were reached with messages about the benefits of investing in active travel.
  • Campaigns in schools/kindergartens saw an increase of up 55% more children walking or cycling to school.
  • Links between transport and health were made in Graz in a collaboration between Active Access and WeightWatchers and the exercise prescriptions distributed by doctors, in Tartu within their Walking for Health campaign, in Murska Sobota where health checks have been carried out during bicycle action days and in the establishing of Health Paths in Koprivnica where walking and cycling routes were designed, signposted and promoted in collaboration with medical professionals and health clubs.
  • Support for local economies was strengthened through liaising with local businesses in walking & cycling to shops campaigns in Murska Sobota, Koprivnica, Annecy, l’Alcudia, Aveiro and Budapest. With some local neighbourhoods seeing an increase of up to 20% of shoppers arriving by bike or by foot.
  • Through all Active Access activities for which data is available, it is estimated that apx 3.5 million litres of fuel has been saved with a reduction of 8575 tons of CO2 emissions, resulting in improvements to the environment and people’s health.
  • The capacity of Active Access partners to implement and promote measures to encourage walking and cycling has been increased through training sessions in project meetings, sharing of 343 examples of best practice and participation in shadowing
  • Overall 100% of partners said that their participation in the Active Acces project had been effective or very effective at transferring new ideas about and building political support for, walking and cycling.
  • In total, Active Access featured in 162 news articles, 74 press releases, press conferences and TV or radio broadcasts and was presented at 69 conferences.