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Sustainable Travel

Sustainable travel around Linmere

Working together with Central Bedfordshire Council we want to help Linmere residents travel in more sustainable ways and reduce overall reliance on cars across the wider area. This work aims to give the community numerous travel options, minimise pollution and environmental impact whilst promoting active and healthy lives ensuring Linmere remains a safe and attractive place to live.

Linmeretravel@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

At Linmere we provide the tools to make sustainable travel choices

THE FARMSTEAD’S ROLE IN SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL

The Farmstead is adjacent to a key bus route on Sundon Road which takes residents to Houghton Regis where they can connect to many other routes. Residents can also find well connected cycling and walking routes across the development. In The Farmstead car park you can find EV charging points and a HiYa car (hyperlink to news story on HiYa car) that is part of a wider car sharing scheme available to all Linmere residents. The App bike scheme (hyperlink to news story on app bikes) is available for those that want to hire bikes for social use or other journeys.

Designed for safe, attractive and fun walking

WALKING TO YOUR DESTINATION IS SIMPLE

The Linmere development has been designed with many interesting, meaningful destinations located around the entire

At Linmere there are many interesting and meaningful destinations located across the development. Day to day amenities are all accessed via easy walking routes with wayfinding and safe crossing incorporated into the design and planning. The endless health benefits for walking are yours for the taking. We’ve even partners with Street Tag (hyperlink to news story about street tag) to provide a fun, free, smartphone app that provides rewards for walking – ideal for keeping you moving and getting the children out and about.

Cycling is central to Linmere’s active journey masterplan

PEDAL POWER FOR ALL

Residents are encouraged to take to their wheels on cycle routes and cycle friendly roads across the development and beyond. We even provide cycle parking spaces at key locations including The Farmstead, parks, schools and Lidl supermarket. Those without bikes can access the App-Bike scheme (hyper link to news story on the scheme) which is a self-service system to hire bikes and available at The Farmstead.

For those that really want to get their hearts pumping Linmere Park has a dedicated Pump Track designed for all ages and abilities to enjoy. It’s a great place to hone skills or just kick back and have some fun.

Public transport options to keep you moving

Girl on Train Sustainable Travel

PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPTIONS

There is a bus stop on Sundon Road that is served by Centrebus operating a service between Toddington, Dunstable and Luton. The service is called the E route and Centrebus has a app to check the route and timings for stops and journeys. The closest train station to Linmere is Leagrave station where you can take a direct train into Central London on Bedford towards the North. Trains operate regularly on the service. Leagrave has excellent parking and there is a direct cycle route, which takes about 15 minutes, plus bike storage facilities at the station.

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