Traffic, Transport and Parking events

Transport Engagement

Transport Engagement 

Date and Time of Event 

Overview of Event 

Sustrans – Big Walk and Wheel 



Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel inspires pupils to make active journeys to school, to improve air quality in their neighbourhood and discover how these changes benefit their world.

Earth Day


22 April 2023 


Earth Day is an annual celebration that honours the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth's natural resources for future generations.


On Your Feet Day 

28 April 2023 


On Your Feet Britain Day is an awareness day to encourage desk-based workers across Britain to sit less and move more by participating in fun activities.

National Walking Month 



National Walking Month is a great way to leave your car at home, get outside and get fit by walking to and from school. If school or work is too far, try walking part of the way instead. Take the Stairs - Instead of taking the lift or elevator, take the stairs.

Bike Month Cycle Challenge 



This year Bike Week is all about workplace cycling, and we want to encourage as many workplaces as possible to support their staff to ride during the week, it can be anything from organising an event ride to simply encouraging staff to choose the bike instead of the car during the week.

Transport and Climate Change Week 



The aim of the Transport and Climate Change Week is to learn from each other and to connect transport experts to foster global decarbonisation in transport

Walk to School Week 

15 – 20 May 2023


Walk to School Week is a fun, inclusive, free, and simple activity, which improves the physical and mental wellbeing of children and celebrates walking for all. “Pupils enjoy the health and happiness that comes from walking, while schools and local communities enjoy reduced congestion and pollution.




Outdoor Classroom Day 

17 May 2023 


Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors to play and learn. All year round, the Outdoor Classroom Day community campaigns for more time outdoors every day.


Clean Air Day 

15 June 2023 


National Clean Air Day is the UK's largest day of action to tackle air pollution. We can all do our bit to improve air quality. By walking or cycling to work and school we can improve our health through exercise and subsequently help to limit air pollution – where you can, walk those short distance trips and leave your car at home.

London Climate Action Week 

5 – 11 June 2023 


One of the largest independent climate change events that brings together businesses, politicians, and civil society on a global platform to create cutting-edge solutions harnessing the power of London as a leading global climate hub.

World Environment Day 

5 June 2023 


World Environment Day is a global platform for inspiring positive change. People from more than 150 countries participate in this United Nations international day, which celebrates environmental action and the power of governments, businesses, and individuals to create a more sustainable world.

Bike Week 



Bike Week is an annual celebration of cycling, in partnership with Cycling UK, with the aim of encouraging more people to cycle more often. Cycling is a brilliant way to help our bodies and minds stay healthy, helping us to get outside and active.

Brake’s Kid Walk 



Brake’s Kids Walk is a great way to inspire and engage children about the dangers they face and raise awareness among parents and the wider community about the need to protect children on roads.



The Great Big Green Walk 

10-18 June 2023 


The national campaign is an annual celebration of everything environmentally friendly, zero-waste and nature-related, and hopes to teach residents how to live more sustainable lives.

Bike to School Week 

8-15 June 2023 


Cycle to School Week is a week-long event where families are encouraged to try cycling and scooting to school.

The Brentford Canal Festival 



24 June 

3pm to 7pm 



Walk to Work Day 

4 July 

Time TBC 

Held the first Friday of April since 2004, National Walk to Work Day encourages people to get out of their cars and pound the pavement on their way to and from the office.

Disability Awareness Day 

16 July

Disability Awareness Day is a yearly event that aims to spread information and promote services that are available to help disabled people to live more independently





Catch the Bus Week 

July TBC 


Catch the Bus Week is a nationwide campaign aimed at driving awareness of the benefits of taking the bus. It is led be Greener Journeys, a campaign group dedicated to encouraging people to make more sustainable travel choices. 


Cycle to Work Day

15 August 2023 


Cycle to Work Day is the UK’s biggest cycling commuting event. This year on August 4th we’ll be encouraging workers all around the country to get on their bikes and get into work the best way possible – on two wheels! It’s an event for everyone, from people who haven’t hopped on a bike since their school days to committed cycle commuters.


Transport and Climate Change Week 

September 2023 

Time TBC 

The aim of the Transport and Climate Change Week is to learn from each other and to connect transport experts to foster global decarbonisation in transport. 

TravelWise Week 

11- 15 September 2023

Time TBC 

The week focuses on promoting sustainable travel in schools, workplace, and private residences.

Green Transport Week 

4- 8 September 2023 

Time TBC 

Green Transport Week is a celebration of sustainable transport. The aim is to raise awareness of the impact travel has on the environment, to make people stop and think about the way they travel.

Zero Waste Week 

23 September 2023 

Time TBC 

Zero Waste Week is an environmental campaign to reduce landfill waste and takes place annually during the first full week in September.

Cycle September Challenge 

16 – 22 September 2023 

Time TBC 

Cycle September sees individuals, workplaces and countries competing to earn the points by riding and encouraging others to do the same.

European Mobility Week 

23 September 2023 

Time TBC

European Mobility Week is the European Commission’s flagship awareness-raising campaign on sustainable urban mobility. It promotes behavioural change in favour of active mobility, public transport, and other clean, intelligent transport solutions.


World Care Free Day 

October 2023 TBC 

Time TBC 

World Car Free Day, when all around the world towns and cities allow people to experience streets free of motor traffic. It’s a great chance to re-imagine our streets around people.

National Liftshare Week 

October 2023 

Time TBC 

Liftshare Week is the UK-wide event which aims to encourage and enable more people to discover the benefits of car-sharing.

International Walk to School Month 

2 November 2023 

Time TBC 

Every October is International Walk to School Month – an opportunity for children to join hundreds of thousands of pupils across the globe celebrating the walk to school.



Outdoor Classroom Day 

19 – 26 November 2023 

Time TBC 

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child's day. On two days of action each year, teachers take children outdoors.

Road Safety Week 

December 2023 

Time TBC 

Road Safety Week aims to inspire schools, organisations, and communities to take action on, and increase awareness of, road safety.

Winter Wheelers 


Winter Wheelers is a fun cycling campaign about helping people to conquer the cold and get on their bikes in winter.

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