The Launch of the Business Travel Network Smartgo Milton Keynes was held on Monday 24th February 2014 at 12pm at DoubleTree by Hilton StadiumMK, Milton Keynes . With over 70 attendees, there was an opportunity to gain a real understanding of how Smartgo Milton Keynes can benefit the wider audience.
Smartgo Milton Keynes is the business travel network launched in 2014 by the national sustainable transport consultancy, Go Travel Solutions with the long term support of Milton Keynes Council. Smartgo Milton Keynes uses the expertise of Go Travel Solutions to develop a partnership between local employers, travel providers and the public sector based on a low carbon economy. Through this partnership, Smartgo Milton Keynes provides a comprehensive travel offer, forum programme and opportunities for shared travel projects.
A new programme is being launched in Milton Keynes that will provide local employers and their staff with a range of travel benefits and services to help make commuting and business travel cheaper, easier and more sustainable.
The Smartgo Milton Keynes business travel network has been developed and co-ordinated by specialist sustainable travel consultancy, Go Travel Solutions with support from Milton Keynes Council and Volkswagen. It will be launched to local businesses at a free event from 12-2.30pm on 24 February 2014 at DoubleTree (StadiumMK) in Milton Keynes. To register for the event, visit https://smartgo-milton-keynes.eventbrite.co.uk.
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Electric buses which their developers say can run all day are set to begin service.
A fleet of eight new electric vehicles will operate along a busy route in Milton Keynes from late January.
The buses can run for longer by virtue of a wireless booster charge they receive at the start and end of the route from plates in the road.
The buses are the first of their kind to operate in the UK.
The fleet will run on the Number 7 route, which covers 25km (15 miles) between the Milton Keynes suburbs of Wolverton and Bletchley and carries an estimated 800,000 passengers a year