Why Join Us?

Five good reasons to join us

»You have insufficient car parking to meet your business’ demand

»You want to encourage your staff to be healthier, more active and productive

»You want to reduce the cost of business travel

»You would like to boost your green and Corporate Social Responsibility credentials and reduce your emissions

»You want to contribute to tackling local issues of traffic congestion, air quality and obesity

Our collective approach makes introducing a Travel Plan easy.

We offer our services on two membership levels which are outlined in the table below. Have a look and contact us to discuss what would best suit your organisation. 

Associate Full
Cost Free Fee paying*
Access to General members area on website Yes Yes
Access to generic online promotional resources and advice on implementing initiatives Yes Yes
Access to preset surveys and Travel Plan templates Yes Yes
Access to annual marketing program including generic promotional material and leaflets Yes Yes
Invites to quarterly TPC member meetings Yes Yes
Access to TPC coordinators for advice  Yes Yes
Access to organisation specific members area No Yes
Access to standard public transport discounts No Yes
Access to bespoke promotional material specific to your organisation No Yes
Negotiation with public transport operators to develop bespoke and bigger public transport discounts No Yes
Detailed analysis of staff travel behaviour and recommendations for taking travel plan forward No Yes
TPC coordinators time for bespoke promotions No Yes
Help in developing initiatives and organising and attending promotional events No Yes
Support in all aspects of rolling out a work place travel plan No Yes
Support and guidance in working towards Essex County Council’s Business Travel Plan Accreditation No Yes
Access to funded initiatives such as cycle training No Yes
Access to freebies such as window stickers and bike accessories such as high viz equipment and bells No Yes

*Fee amounts are tailored to individual organisations in order to take into account their size and needs and range from £300 – £5000 per annum, for a quote please contact us.

Public Transport Discounts.

The Travel Plan Club has negotiated with Greater Anglia, First Essex and Network Colchester in order to offer our members some great discounts on public transport. Your employees could benefit from these money saving initiatives while you as the employer will benefit from a reduction in demand for car parking spaces.

»10 % off Greater Anglia season passes and bulk buy tickets.

»Up to 33 % off First season passes and carnets.

»Up to 30 % off Network Colchester season passes and carnets.

Business Travel Plan Accreditation.

We work closely with Essex County Council to help ensure the success of our members when applying for accreditation. We aid in the production, promotion and delivery of a travel plan and the measures required to meet accreditation standards, as well as acting as a guide throughout the entire process.

In recognition of your achievement, ECC awards a plaque, Business Travel Plan logo for use on letterheads and websites, additional discounts as well as a grant towards further travel plan measures.

Essex County Council accredits to Bronze, Silver and Gold and assesses against three criteria

»Response rate to annual travel survey.

»Number of measures and initiatives in place.

»Number of travel targets achieved.

We offer all this, what do we need from you?

Simply..

Senior Management commitment  to the concept of promoting sustainable and active travel within your business

An enthusiastic member of staff to champion the Travel Plan and act as our main point of contact. They should have the support of senior management and other networks such as IT, HR, finance and comms.

Like to know more? Contact us for a chat or to arrange for us to drop in and meet you.