Our Achievements

  • The University:-
  • Has a Cycle Forum that feeds into the Transport Policy Group.
  • Has developed the Cycle Hub, with more planned. 
  • Employs a Travel Plan officer to encourage more people to use sustainable modes of transport.
  • Has redeveloped the Portobello area to make it much more safe and pleasant for cycling and walking. 
  • Set up the ByCycle pool bike scheme which proved that pool bikes could work in Sheffield 
  • Hypothecates car parking fees so they can be spent on sustainable transport initiatives
  • Has over 1300 cycle parking spaces both on the main campus and at the residences including lockers.
  • Has a rolling programme of installing showers in new and existing buildings.
  • Pays cycle travel expenses.
  • Runs a Cycle2 Work Scheme allowing staff to buy bikes on a salary sacrifice scheme from selected local suppliers
  • Runs the Cycle Hut which offers Dr. Bike:- Regular cycle checks available to all members.
  • Runs a Bike Buddy Scheme
  • Runs a ReCycle scheme in partnership with ReCycle Bikes to provide affordable bikes for students.
  • Runs a Cycle Challenge to get more people cycling
  • Actively presses the Council to improve cycling facilities in the city.
  • Is looking at ways to improve sustainable transport to the Advanced Manufacturing Park.