The Adastral Park travel plan, Grassroutes, is two on Friday 18 June. Come along to the Hub (11:00-14:00) to celebrate!

Special offers on the day

  • Free breakfast for those who travel to Adastral Park sustainably on Fri 18 June
    • if you’ve walked, biked, bussed or car shared in to work you can collect a voucher from Andrew Cassy, the Travel Plan Manager, who will be wearing his white Grassroutes T-shirt in the Hub from 07:30-14:00 on Friday 18 June only
    • voucher is worth up to £2.50 for food/drink, no change or cash alternative provided
    • valid in the Eurest Hub restaurant and coffee lounge only (not Amigo’s)
    • voucher used towards breakfast, lunch, drinks or snacks and valid until Friday 25 June
  • 50% discounted bike maintenance classes (courtesy of BT Cycle Fit)
    – visit the Adastral Park Bike User Group stall for details and to register your interest
  • Tombola prizes if you sign up to the Cycle Fit newsletter and an entry to win a £250 Raleigh bike if you also sign up to the Bike Buddy scheme (BT people only)
  • First class family (2+2) rail ticket to London prize draw courtesy of National Express East Anglia if you visit the train stall
  • Win one of five First Zone 1  7-day bus ticket by visiting the bus stall and ask for details

Stands

  • Try-a-bike with local cycle shops
  • Adastral Park’s bicycle user group & Sustrans on-hand to give advice and support
  • BT Cycle Fit tombola prizes and draw for a Raleigh bike
  • Donate any old bikes, spares or cycle clothing to Orwell Mencap – Green Bike Project
  • Have a go on the Virtual Bike Ride or see the antique bicycles
  • Ipswich Buses – BT shuttle mobile ticket trial
  • First Eastern – discounted monthly season ticket
  • National Express & theTrainline – 1st class upgrade offer
  • Mobile-phone shuttle bus ticket demo
Travel Plan achievements
 
Highlights since the travel plan started on 18 June 2008 include:
  • on target for a 10% reduction in single occupancy vehicles driving to site
  • number of people cycling is 17.3% – more than twice the national and regional average
  • doubled the number of people who car share – now at over 12%
  • 7.3% increase in the number of days flexible working away from the office
    – equivalent to saving 1.2million miles off the local roads and 400 tonnes less of CO2
  • improvements in travel related facilities:
    • reintroduction of the railway shuttle bus (free for business use, now available to commuters at discounted fare and public passengers too)
    • dedicated and convenient car share bays
    • new locker room with drying facilities and over 100 lockers
    • cycle lane improvements in front of the site
    • discounted rail season tickets and daily/weekly bus fares
    • bespoke Adastral Park centric travel maps for 5 local areas
    • permanent travel information stand and display in the Hub restaurant area

For further details see our Grassroutes case study.